RLB announces new Global Board appointment

June 9, 2020.

RLB announces new Global Board appointment

RLB has announced the appointment of Richard Anderson as a Global Board Member, effective 1st April 2020.

Richard has spent 32 years at RLB, culminating in more than 38 years’ experience in the construction industries in the UK, United States and New Zealand.

His recent appointment to the Global Board adds to his comprehensive portfolio of roles as a Director in Auckland and Otago, client lead across greater Auckland, the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions, and Executive Board Member for the Oceania region.

Richard has a strong understanding of the New Zealand market and takes an active role in the prestigious Property Council New Zealand Property Industry Awards as a Judge.

RLB’s Global Chairman Kenneth Kwan, who announced the appointment today, said that Richard had already been working closely with the Global Board, implementing its current strategy and navigating the firm through the evolving COVID-19 situation.

Kenneth warmly welcomes Richard to the role.

‘As experts in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services, RLB works in 120-plus countries.

Richard will bring a wealth of knowledge to the Global Board to lead the firm’s network of 4,000 specialists spanning the globe, and to continue the firm’s focus on working together to create a better tomorrow through flawless execution today,’ he added.

Richard said: ‘It is a privilege to be such a longstanding part of RLB. I believe the next period will be challenging for RLB, however, with great challenges comes opportunity.’

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About RLB

With a network that covers the globe and a heritage spanning over two centuries, Rider Levett Bucknall is a leading independent organisation in cost management and quantity surveying, project management and advisory services.

Our achievements are renowned: from the early days of pioneering quantity surveying, to landmark projects such as the Sydney Opera House, HSBC Headquarters Building in Hong Kong, the 2012 London Olympic Games and CityCenter in Las Vegas.

We continue this successful legacy with our dedication to the value, quality and sustainability of the built environment. Our innovative thinking, global reach, and flawless execution push the boundaries. Taking ambitious projects from an idea to reality.