Animesh Panda

Operations Manager

In 2016, Animesh moved to New Zealand to pursue his MBA with a focus in operation and strategic management. Prior to that he had built his career in the software industry after graduating as an Engineer.

Aram Nikpai

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Aram is a Quantity Surveyor who holds a bachelor in construction management (BCons) from Unitec, and is currently studying to complete his second bachelor in quantity surveying at Massey University.

Ben Critchlow

Senior Facade & Building Enclosure Engineer

After retraining and graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Ben spent 5 years carrying out forensic investigations into a wide variety of large and small scale structures, and working in a variety of sectors including commercial, residential, and heritage.

Ben Whitehouse

Associate Director Building Surveying

After a false start in a disastrous earlier career path, in a completely different industry Ben regrouped graduating, in 1996, with an honours degree in Building Surveying from DeMontfort University in Leicester, UK.

Bogdan Bujoreanu

Building Surveyor

Bogdan graduated with a building surveying degree from the UK and has recently moved to New Zealand.

Claudine Catral


Claudine is a newly qualified Chartered Accountant. She completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from The University of Auckland, majoring in Accounting and Taxation.

Danielle Chevriot

Marketing Manager

Danielle graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Communications majoring in Marketing. Since then she’s enjoyed building her career in various sectors including Advertising, Corporate Product, Technology, and now Building and Construction.

Danielle Wellacott

Office Administrator

Danielle joined the team in the beginning of 2019. When Danielle started at Kaizon she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do career wise, but since working here it has opened her eyes to a lot of career opportunities that Danielle hadn’t previously considered.

Greg Inman

Senior Mechanical Engineer, specialising in Energy & Sustainability

Greg has over fourteen years of experience in the energy and sustainability service sector for major commercial, healthcare, educational and residential buildings.

Gus Fepuleai

Director Quantity Surveying

Gus is an experienced practitioner having delivered successful outcomes on projects for over 19 years for clients both in New Zealand and the Pacific.

Hannah Preston

Administration Manager

Hannah joined our team in 2017 as office administrator, she keeps busy with a wide range of administrative tasks including finance, administration, and resourcing. Hannah enjoys her role in the business and has now started studying for her Bachelor of Business (Accountancy).

Jackie Pharo

Finance Manager

Jackie has over 16 years of experience in Finance, obtained within large and/or multinational organisations.

Jonathan Hill

Director of Engineering: Facade & Building Enclosure Consulting

Jon has over fourteen years of experience in the design, investigation, and construction contract administration of building enclosure and façade systems for major commercial, healthcare, educational, and residential buildings.

Kevin Raives

Senior Facade & Building Enclosure Engineer

Kevin has nearly six years of experience in the design, investigation, and rehabilitation of building enclosure and façade systems for major commercial, residential, and institutional buildings.

Kieran Hindley

Building Surveyor

Kieran has recently joined the building surveying team as a graduate from the University of Salford with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Building Surveying.

Lucy Adams

Graduate Facade & Building Enclosure Engineer

Lucy has recently joined the engineering team as a graduate from the University of Canterbury with a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering.

Matthew Sanders

Managing Director

Matt’s career includes 25 years within the building and construction industry and has held significant management and leadership roles over this period for a number of large multi-national organisations.

Natalie Spray

Health, Safety & Quality Manager

Natalie joined Kaizon in 2015 and is our Health, Safety and Quality Manager. She enjoys all aspects of what health and safety encompasses and has found her niche.

Pratik Rajan

Graduate Facade & Building Enclosure Engineer

Pratik obtained a Masters degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Auckland after completing a Diploma and a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from overseas.

Rajveer Nijjer

Building Surveyor

Rajveer graduated in the UK in 2011. Since then she has gained experience in both the residential and commercial building sectors and undertaken a range of bank monitoring and project management roles of office and shop fit outs.

Suri Su

Architectural Technician

Suri has recently joined the Architecture team after she graduated from Unitec with a Master of Architecture (Professional).

Sylvester Pal

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Sylvester has provided high level of quantity surveying services for a substantial number of commercial, residential and industrial facility projects for clients both in New Zealand and in the Pacific Islands.

Treiz Azzu

Senior Registered Architect

Treiz is a Senior Registered Architect, with over 30 years of both national and international experience.

During her professional career, Treiz has gained a wealth of experience in working with a wide range of residential, commercial and public-sector clients.

Vallen Dai

Intermediate Quantity Surveyor

Vallen is an experienced quantity surveyor who has delivered quality services to a number of successful residential, commercial and infrastructural projects, both in New Zealand and Asia.