Our Team

Our Team

Phil Brosnan

 

PHIL BROSNAN

Managing Director

Phil founded Brosnan Construction in 2010 and has led the company from strength to strength and can boast a team offering expertise, efficiency and integrity.

Phil’s career in construction spans 30 years, beginning as an apprentice carpenter in Dunedin in 1985.  Working with the same company for 25 years, he worked his way steadily through project management, divisional management and then, in 2004, he moved north to manage the company’s Auckland business.

In his role as Managing Director, Phil leads both the Auckland and South Island businesses of Brosnan Construction, overseeing projects undertaken by both branches; his leadership and ongoing input is integral to the project teams success.
Professionalism, commitment and enthusiasm are three key traits that have contributed to Phil’s success and he brings each of them to bear in every aspect of his varied role as Managing Director.  His overriding commitment is to client success and long-term relationships, which ensures the very best outcomes.

Craig Brosnan

 

CRAIG BROSNAN

Business Development & Innovation Manager and Director

Craig has over 20 years experience in the construction industry, across a diverse range of roles, including draftsman, independent contractor, site manager, design manager, project manager and, more recently, project director.

He started his career in Dunedin as an apprentice carpenter, but then went on to refocus his energy on education, resulting in a National Diploma in Architectural Technology and a New Zealand Certificate in Quantity Surveying.

Craig’s experience also includes major projects in London, Australia and throughout New Zealand, which led him to win the NZIOB Project Manager of the Year Award.

Craig’s singular focus and determination to deliver only the best results guarantees client success.

Geoff Nash

 

GEOFF NASH

Group General Manager

Geoff’s extensive industry experience combined with intimate knowledge of Brosnan’s operations, history, clients and subcontractors makes him an invaluable asset to the management team. 

Geoff’s broad commercial construction experience covers estimating, quantity surveying and project management at both main contractor and subcontract levels. This depth of knowledge has led to a well-rounded appreciation of the construction sector, firmly established relationships and a practical, thorough understanding of all aspects of the industry.

Geoff leads through his own active example, providing direction and oversight to the preconstruction and construction teams - from strategic market positioning, to client relationship management, securing new work, project delivery and project close out.  

Geoff applies his extensive knowledge and meticulous attention to detail to all aspects of his role. He prides himself on ensuring a consistent, best practice approach to achieving operational excellence and delivering professional service and outcomes.

 

 

aNDRE DU PLESSIS

Regional Manager, Auckland

Andre brings extensive experience to the role of Auckland Regional Manager, built upon nearly 30 years in the construction industry. His broad skill set and expertise has been developed through exposure to a diverse range of projects, primarily within the South African market.

Within his comprehensive background, Andre has applied his construction management skills to a variety of sectors including commercial, healthcare, education and residential with key projects covering large scale new builds as well as refurbishments.

Andre is known for tackling challenges head-on with determination and integrity - his analytical approach and attention to detail ensuring transparency at all times.

Andre has a natural affinity with colleagues and clients, and is always ready to draw on his vast experience to mentor others.

 

REECE HUTTON

Regional Manager, Queenstown

Reece is a qualified civil engineer with a strong background in project management and over 20 years’ construction experience. His excellence under pressure and keen eye for detail helps lead the delivery of timely, quality project outcomes.

An excellent communicator who works well with both clients and staff across all levels, Reece is analytically minded and enjoys finding solutions to complex challenges.

Reece is steadfast in maintaining strict compliance to all health and safety requirements, with a firm commitment on ensuring the safety and wellbeing of Brosnan's project teams. His wide-ranging experience and meticulous attention to detail make Reece a valuable member of Brosnan’s leadership team.

 

RUDI MACDONALD

Regional Manager, Christchurch

Having held management positions within the construction sector for more than 13 years, Rudi is highly experienced in the delivery of both strategic and operational industry outcomes.

Originally from South Africa, Rudi’s extensive portfolio covers a broad range of commercial and government projects including significant expertise in new builds and refurbishments for the healthcare, education and defence sectors.

One of Rudi’s key strengths lies in his ability to concurrently lead and motivate project teams, whilst providing corporate and contractual advice at leadership level. 

His strong financial and negotiation skills deliver confidence in the finalisation of competitive tenders, as well as the effective management of budget and contractual requirements for every project.