RLB rewards talent in Christchurch

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Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) has announced a recent spate of promotions in Christchurch, with the internal advancements of two new associates and a senior quantity surveyor reflecting the firm’s depth of talent.

According to RLB’s Managing Director in Christchurch Malcolm Timms, these new positions are being driven by client demand for the firm’s services.

‘The Covid-19 pandemic has presented us with many challenges and these promotions reflect how we are supporting our clients with these challenges. We are proud to contribute to developments that demonstrate the impressive adaptation and transformation happening across all property sectors.’

Malcolm said RLB will continue to focus on attracting and retaining the best people with diverse skill sets and experience.

‘These internal promotions demonstrate our commitment to developing and progressing our people in their careers. I’d like to congratulate Alan, Matthew and Danni,’ Malcolm added.

Alan Jones – Associate

Alan has more than three decades’ experience in the global construction industry, with 21 years in the United Kingdom and the last 12 years in New Zealand. He continues to provide commercial certainty on major healthcare facilities such as the recently completed Waipapa Hospital, Christchurch and the proposed New Dunedin Hospital.

Matthew Darwent – Associate

With nearly two decades’ experience, Matthew brings a depth of expertise in quantity surveying across a diverse range of sectors. He is currently Project QS for the Lincoln University Sciences North Project and the University of Otago Christchurch Campus Redevelopment.

Danni Platt – Senior Quantity Surveyor

A scholarship recipient for outstanding academic performance throughout her Bachelor of Construction (Quantity Surveying) degree, Danni has been involved in commercial, education and healthcare projects since joining RLB in 2018.

About RLB

Rider Levett Bucknall is a global independent construction, property and management consultancy with a team of 500 people across Australia and New Zealand. With 60 years of experience and hundreds of projects across multiple industry sectors, RLB delivers cost management and quantity surveying, advisory, project and programming management in all areas of the built environment.

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