General Manager – Design Centre Regions

Scott is responsible for a team of over 570 engineering, planning, surveying and laboratory staff in the Design Centre Regions (DCR).

He is Project Director for a number of longterm contracts and sits on supplier governance boards. In his current role, he is responsible for leadership and delivery of DCR Business Plan initiatives. Lead and coach DCR team to deliver to their potential with strong, performance and talent management practices. Instill a collaborative approach to delivery of client & commercial outcomes aligned to the New Zealand Business Plan. Monitor and hold people accountable for profitability of the projects lead within DCR. Lead and manage the Design Centre in creating, maintaining and growing client relationships across the NZ business.

Prior to his appointment, Scott had been North East Area Manager within the Regional Business and Business Manager of Tauranga. Scott has over 20 years private and government experience, in engineering/commercial and project management. His commercial acumen has been gained through successful track record leading national projects, tendering, procuring for strategic projects and delivering financial outcomes. His early career involved electrical engineering, followed with experience in commercial auditing, project management and more recently in leadership.

 Scott holds a Master of Environmental Management (Honours) Bachelor of Business Studies (Management & Accounting) and a Diploma in Infrastructure (Asset Management) as well as a NZ Certificate in Engineering.

In his spare time Scott enjoys running, mountain biking and the odd game of golf.