We know what it’s like to be at the coalface. We’re all from contracting backgrounds. Our knowledge of the issues facing construction companies comes from resolving them on a day-to-day basis, while at the same time working closely with the owners of infrastructure assets. This experience and knowledge enables us to apply insights that can’t be found elsewhere. All of this accomplished without compromising our independence or professional integrity.

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In addition to their extensive experience as individuals, Rory, Tim and Daniel have worked together on numerous projects. This allows them to make the most of their strengths and ensures the best resource-fit is applied to each project.


Rory Bishop

BEng (Hons), CEng, CEnv, MIMMM, MICE

Rory has more than 20 years’ construction experience in tunnels and underground construction, roads, bridges and marine structures.

He has led tender, design and delivery teams across a range of project types and scales in New Zealand, the Pacific and the UK.

+64 21 585 567


Tim Lancaster

BCom, HNC Civil Eng

Tim has worked in commercial and cost related roles across the construction industry for more than 15 years.

He has held senior operational roles across a number of construction disciplines including roads and earthworks, pipelines, tunnels and general heavy civil infrastructure.

Tim has experience in a number of forms of contract in New Zealand and the UK. In addition, he has a sound understanding of New Zealand’s insurance and security markets.

+64 27 703 4942


Daniel Williams

BEng (Hons), CPEng, MIPENZ

Daniel is an experienced constructor with more than 15 years of working in the field, ranging from piling and heavy civils to roads and structures, drainage, building and urban spaces.

He has worked in New Zealand and the UK, and has led projects across a wide range of project types and contract models. This experience has enabled Daniel to develop excellent commercial skills and the ability to quickly identify project risks and opportunities.

+64 27 495 7238



Senior Associate
BE (Hons)

Jamie has held structures and design manager roles for a number of major New Zealand construction companies. He has more than 10 years’ experience in a range of heavy civil engineering projects in New Zealand and the Pacific.

He has technical qualifications in structures, roads, tunnels and project management, and particular experience in programming, temporary works and construction staging.

+64 21 198 8980


Professional affiliations

Infrastructure New Zealand
Institution of Civil Engineers
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining
Australasian Tunnelling Society
The Society of Construction Law

How we work

We’re committed to building relationships that are based on:

  • An open exchange of information
  • Common interests and mutual respect
  • Evidence-based opinions and recommendations.
We believe doing business should be enjoyable. For us this means staying positive, putting people at ease and being on top of things.

We bring a contemporary perspective to our work. This is a combination of working in a dynamic shared space, connectivity and adapting how we interact with people and organisations.

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We believe how we do it is just as important as what we do.

Get it done
Nothing is too much trouble, don’t get distracted, accountable, robust systems, don’t over promise

Good to work with
Optimistic and positive, empathetic, relaxed but professional, there’s a social side to doing business

Open to new ideas, accept the unexpected, accessible, search out challenges, adaptable

High standards
Absolute confidence, learn from mistakes, no compromises, there’s no best only better