The winners of RLB STARS* 2022

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Peter Tulla


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Please join me in congratulating and celebrating our colleagues who exemplify our RLB values and the commitment to Customer Service Excellence, Value Creation, Teamwork Collaboration, and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Fresh perspectives lead to new discoveries. Whether it is taking technology to a new level, addressing the challenges of a changing world, or developing online learning for today and tomorrow, each winner is deserving of recognition.

Thank you to all the entrants who submitted nominations.

Customer Service Excellence Award

This award honours ‘self-starters’ who have gone above and beyond to nurture relationships with our clients to deliver flawlessly.

Danni Platt – Senior Quantity Surveyor in Christchurch

Danni obtained a 100% Customer Satisfaction rating in a supplier performance review, the only 100% awarded by the Ministry for Education. The review recognised Danni’s “invaluable, expert knowledge”, her role “keeping the project well within budget” and “consistently challenging the contractor and adding value throughout the process. As the review noted “she was an asset to the team”. 

Derek Campbell – ICT Group Manager, RLB CCS

Derek has collaborated closely with key product users to provide bespoke solutions. He has continually improved the usability of software along with enhancements to provide stability and increased user interface experience. 

Value Creation Award

The recipients of this award have taken a proactive approach in setting and achieving their career and personal goals.

Ameer Hamdan – Services Manager in Melbourne

Ameer has provided valuable opportunities to increase his team’s knowledge of building services. The team is continually developing and offering a wide range of support to customers as a result of his guidance.

Romina Meehan – HR, Training & Compliance in Melbourne

Romina has been instrumental in preparing and implementing the WH&S manual, HR policies and procedures, and the Learning Management System. Her passion for people and compliance is supported and respected by her work colleagues.

Teamwork Collaboration Award

This award represents investing in our people and valuing everyone’s contribution to the RLB values. The dream teams are made up of advisory team members in Brisbane and the BIM working group in NSW.

Adam Bradshaw & Nino Grbic

Adam and Nino have developed templates and work processes to improve efficiencies employing model testing for usability and report quality. They teach junior staff to ensure a high professional standard is delivered to clients.

Kai Rala McKinnon-Barbosa, Jennifer Wallace, Matthew Han

The NSW team delivered a research project to investigate and conduct various tests relating to 5D BIM processes. Their findings have contributed to the refinement of the 5D BIM workflow and framework for operating in a fully mandated BIM environment.

Corporate Social Responsibility Award

This award represents ‘integrity’ applied to supporting the communities in which we live and work and delivering sustainable social outcomes.

Helene Howes – Business Manager in Auckland

Helene developed a CSR program for staff to offer their time to support charities. Staff have really engaged with this program and are enjoying donating their time on behalf of RLB. This has enabled RLB to create a substantial positive impact that is in line with our company’s values. 

Young Achiever Award

This award honours ‘action’ and is reserved for passionate young achievers with bold minds and fresh perspectives.

Dan Keatley – Senior Quantity Surveyor in Auckland

Through Dan’s input, RLB in Auckland has helped Watercare to understand the value proposition of using the cost-plus model to deliver urgent infrastructure projects. RLB has made recommendations that extend improvements beyond construction into consultant performance and internal costs.

Mason Schaube – Quantity Surveyor in Melbourne

Mason has independently managed several successful rollout commissions in Melbourne. He has extended himself far beyond the expectation of his years of experience and has proven to be a solid young achiever and future leader. 

Kartik Nathan – Quantity Surveyor in Auckland

Kartik has been working with one of Auckland’s largest and most valuable key clients Tainui Group Holdings for the last two years. His dedicated work ethic and high-quality service mentality has earned the respect of peers and clients.

Special Thanks And Recognition Scheme (STARS)

The STARS Awards celebrate the leadership of those who best demonstrate how to make our RLB values part of our everyday work.

They provide the opportunity to celebrate not only what people do but how they go about doing it. Recognising a colleague or a team for their contribution brings to life the stories behind our achievements.

Congratulations to the 2022 winners for reinforcing our values and further shaping our culture.