Martin Quartermaine / DIRECTOR
QS Since 1971
Martin has been a professional quantity surveyor since 1971 and has accumulated a wealth of experience
more… in all aspects of the New Zealand and international construction industries. Martin’s career spans the full spectrum of public and private sector projects. These range from hospital developments in the UK to educational facilities, commercial and industrial developments in New Zealand.
Martin’s personal commitment to development of the Quantity Surveying profession in New Zealand and his seniority within the industry ensure that clients receive a service that is best practice in all respects.
Patrick Hanlon / DIRECTOR
MBA MB(CE) BB(CE)(Hons) GradDipProjMan Dipl.QS
FRICS FAIQS CQS ICECA FCIOB MNZIQS Registered Quantity Surveyor GSNZAP
QS Since 1993
NZ, Australia, UAE
Patrick has been in professional practice as a quantity surveyor since 1993 and has worked in Australia, the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand.
more… His history of nationally and internationally significant projects and his advanced education provide access to a wide range of value adding expert services.
His areas of professional interest include estimating and cost planning, value engineering, life cycle costing, financial modelling, procurement strategy, and green building.
Ian Morton / REGIONAL MANAGER
MRICS MNZIQS Registered Quantity Surveyor
QS Since 1980
NZ, UK, UAE, South Africa
Ian Morton is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with professional experience spanning three decades and four continents.
more… He has spent over half his career working in New Zealand and has completed a diverse array of international assignments including the United Kingdom, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.
Since returning to New Zealand in 2001 to join our team, Ian has undertaken cost planning and cost control on many significant projects spanning residential, infrastructure, education and commercial sectors.
Rachel Mackey / NATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGER
BBus(Human Resource Management)(Marketing) Dip.BA
OM Since 2010
Rachel is a detail-oriented National Business Manager who utilizes experience with education to integrate human resource management strategies to the overall business strategy to meet business goals and provide tangible outcomes.
more… Rachel comes from a strong background in administration with a demonstrated history of working in the construction industry for over a decade. She has proven experience in administration, human resources, document management, accounting, marketing, event management and performance management.
Her areas of expertise include people management, change management, strategic planning, implementing policies, managing priorities, attention to detail and accuracy of execution.
Clare Wood / QUANTITY SURVEYOR
B.Const(QS) B.Sc(Geo) GradDipEng (C&E)
QS Since 2015
After completing a Graduate Diploma in Engineering from the University of Auckland, Clare began her career in the construction industry and gained over 5 years’ experience in a range of roles and projects before deciding to re-train and become a quantity surveyor. Her talent for leadership shone through with her supervisory roles in New Zealand and a stint in Perth, Australia. more… Her areas of expertise include value engineering, budget estimating and cost management, data quality checks, inspections and audits.
Richard van Zyl / SENIOR ASSOCIATE
MRICS MNZIQS Registered Quantity Surveyor
QS Since 2005
Richard is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with broad practical and professional experience gained during his 11 year career.
more… After graduating , he joined a professional practice and gained exposure to diverse building and civil projects in South Africa and Angola before relocating to New Zealand in 2016. His experience includes mining infrastructure, electricity generation and property development.
His area of expertise include estimating, Bills of Quantities, tender documentation and process, contract administration, communication and site measurement.
Pete Forbes / REGIONAL MANAGER – CHRISTCHURCH
MCM B.Sc(Arch) NDQS
QS Since 2016
Pete has run projects locally and abroad for over two decades, as an architect and later in project management and quantity surveying roles.
more… He then moved to project management, where he worked in senior roles in both consultancy and client side organisations, managing a wide range of commercial, residential and public sector projects. During this time, Pete also gainsed a Master of Construction Management degree. Pete has since decided to re-train as a Quantity Surveyor.
His area of expertise include procurement, post-contract administration with a strong understanding of construction.
Grant Aicken / ASSOCIATE
QS SINCE 2015
Grant is a degree qualified quantity surveyor with proven NZ and international experience in education, commercial and residential projects. more… He gained early experience as a cadet at Farrans construction while studying at Ulster University. Before joining BQH in 2017, he worked as a quantity surveyor for two years with Rainey and Best in a similar role in Belfast.
Kelly Hutt / QUANTITY SURVEYING TECHNICIAN
QS SINCE 2018
Kelly commenced his career at BQH in conjunction with study towards a national diploma in quantity surveying. more… He enthusiastically supports the Christchurch team and his colleagues in Auckland. He has proven to be a diligent and competent measurer and is developing skills in estimating, documentation and contract administration.
Tanya Tan / QUANTITY SURVEYOR
B.Const(CE) BA(Eng) NDQS
QS SINCE 2014
Tanya commenced her career as an intern with an Auckland residential contractor where she gained experience in technical aspects of quantity surveying. more… On completion, she moved to a quantity surveying consultancy, with a focus on remedial leaky building repairs and broad experience in other industry sectors. She has proven her competence in planning and delivery phases, and is a capable estimator and contract administrator. Immediately prior to joining BQH, she worked in a large project home builder, with responsibility for accurately quantifying and delivering projects on budget.
Caitlin Jones / QUANTITY SURVEYING CADET
B.Const(QS) [IN PROGRESS] NZCRE(Sales)
QS SINCE 2018
Caitlin is developing her skills in professional QS practice in conjunction with her Bachelor of Construction in Quantity Surveying at Massey University. more… Prior to her role at BQH, she managed the office of a building surveying consultancy. She has proven skills in administration and a solid understanding of the construction process and is developing her technical quantity surveying skills within a team of qualified and experienced colleagues.
Thomas Oosterhof / SENIOR ASSOCIATE
QS Since 2013
Thom first joined BQH in 2014, working in our Auckland office after finishing his degree. After delivering several high profile projects, such as the M-Social Hotel and the Hellmann facility at Auckland Airport, he took off for his OE mainly in The Netherlands, where he worked with a multinational QS firm delivering services for corporate clients. After his OE we enthusiastically welcomed him back to our Auckland team, where he applies his new perspectives to leading teams in excellent QS services. more…
Ezekiel Paul / QUANTITY SURVEYING CADET
NDQS [IN PROGRESS]
QS SINCE 2019
Ezekiel is advancing his career with BQH in addition with studying towards a National Diploma in Quantity Surveying. more… Prior to his time with BQH, Ezekiel gained experience with a Project Management firm, gaining a breadth of understanding in contract administration and the construction process. He brings a keen eye to detail while supporting and assisting his Auckland based colleagues.
Tiaan van Heerden / ASSOCIATE
QS SINCE 2009
Tiaan is driven, professional, client facing and a determined individual. He has a great work ethic and is willing to go the extra mile to deliver quality projects. more… Tiaan started his career as a foreman in 2008 working for a main contractor while completing his bachelors degree in quantity surveying. After completing his degree he moved on to work for a professional quantity surveying firm where he worked himself up to a managerial position. Tiaan has been involved in numerous successful projects across a broad range of sectors in Africa which includes retail, warehouses, office blocks, education and health sector.
Rory Leonard / REGIONAL MANAGER – CENTRAL
QS Since 1995
Rory is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with 25 years experience in the construction industry in South Africa. His experience includes Residential, Retail, Commercial, Industrial, Health and Education projects. more… His all-round experience in cost management and quantity surveying throughout his career has ensured that budgeting, cost control and cost reporting are some of his core strengths which ensure maximum client benefit and satisfaction in the service he provides. He is also well versed in the administration and implementation of various building contracts. Honesty, Integrity and fairness are important values by which Rory practices with the expectation that these values are upheld by everyone who is part of the team.
Maddy Young / Quantity Surveyor
QS Since 2020
Maddy is a newly qualified Quantity Surveyor who is motivated to gain some industry experience. After acquiring her level six diploma in Quantity Surveying, she has plans to get her degree. This will be Maddy’s first role as a Quantity Surveyor and she is looking forward to putting what she has learnt into action while supporting the Tauranga branch with her local knowledge. more…