Tony Lanigan, MNZM, BE (Hons), PhD, FIPENZ, MICE
Chairman of the Capital Projects Working Group
Tony Lanigan is a professional civil engineer (FIPENZ), project-management consultant and former General Manager of Fletcher Construction. He was Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology and a director of Infrastructure Auckland.
General disclosure of interests: Director, Habitat for Humanity New Zealand Limited; Director and Chair, New Zealand Housing Foundation Limited; Director and Shareholder, A G Lanigan & Associates (2007) Limited; Director, Tāmaki Makaurau Community Housing Limited; Director and Shareholder, Lanigan Trustee Limited; Member, Ministry of Health Hospital Redevelopment Partnership Group for Canterbury; Member, Ministry of Health Southern Partnership.
Nicola Crauford, BSc (Hons), PhD, CPEng, FIPENZ, AMInstD, FAICD
Dr Nicki Crauford has over 25 years experience in the oil, electricity and gas sectors in the UK and NZ including many years with national grid owner, Transpower where she was a member of the executive team. She was also Chief Executive of the Institute of Directors and deputy chief executive of the Institution of Professional Engineers. She chairs the Wellington Rural Fire Authority. Formerly she was a director of Genesis Energy, the Centre of Advanced Engineering and the Wellington Cable Car.
Nicki is an accredited member of the Institute of Directors and a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She holds a bachelor degree in chemical engineering, a PhD in fluid dynamics and combustion and is a Chartered Professional Engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Professional Engineers in New Zealand (IPENZ).
General disclosure of interests: Director, Environmental Protection Authority; Member of Electoral Authority - Cooperative Bank Limited; Senior Consultant - WorleyParsons New Zealand Limited; Director and Shareholder - Riposte Consulting Limited; Director and Shareholder - Martin Crauford Limited; Director, Wellington Water Limited; Director, Orion New Zealand Limited; Chair, GNS Science International Limited; Deputy Chairman, Fire Services Commission.
David Thomas, BCA (Hons)
David Thomas has over 35 years’ experience in the building industry, and has led key business units within Fletcher Building for the last 25 years. He is currently the General Manager of Winstone Wallboards Ltd. David was on the founding Board of the South Auckland Crown Health Enterprise and represented Fletcher Challenge Ltd on the Board of Maori Development Corporation.
General disclosure of interests: Chairman Ngati Whakaue Tribal Lands Incorporated; Chairman Gypsum Board Manufacturers of Australasia; Shareholder / Employee – Fletcher Building Limited; Director, New Zealand Ceiling & Drywall Supplies Limited; Director, Altus NZ Limited.
Brendon Green, BE Chem and Process (Hons), Post Grad Diploma in Dairy Science and Technology
Brendon brings extensive experience from NZ and offshore primarily in resource development for power stations (gas, geothermal, landfill and wind), forestry, minerals, oil and gas exploration, water and dairy sectors. Brendon’s career includes technical, commercial roles with the NZ Dairy Board, Contact Energy, General Electric (Mexico and the US) and Mercury in developing its renewable energy portfolio under Mighty River Power.
Brendon is the founder of Kaitiaki Advisory Limited and holds board and executive board positions with Tainui Kawhia Incorporation, Te Runanganui o Ngati Hikairo, Bay Dairy Limited and Advanced Biotech NZ. He has served as chairman for Tainui Kawhia Incorporation and Tirohia Landfill Generation Joint Venture. Brendon is of Ngati Hikairo and Ngapuhi descent.
General disclosure of interests: Director, Kaitiaki Advisory Limited; Director, Tainui Kawhia Incorporation; Executive Director, Bay Dairy Limited; Executive Director, Advanced Biotech NZ; Executive, Te Runanganui o Ngati Hikairo; Contract with Mercury for stakeholder management of greenfield geothermal developments.