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An industry expert and Licenced Building Practioner, Aaron Stagg has more than two decades of experience in interior fit outs and construction. As Contracts Manager, Aaron oversees project delivery and ensures overall client satisfaction. As Director, he leads his team and manages strict compliance to health & safety regulations, continuously driving improvements within the company's processes. Aaron is also actively involved in the development of innovative electronic health & safety processes. Aaron’s extensive knowledge of the commercial fit out industry reassures clients that their project will be managed and completed to an exemplary standard.
Having worked in the construction industry since 1993, Chris’ wealth of experience means he has a wide and thorough knowledge of the commercial interior, residential and construction sectors. Chris has a Diploma in Quantity Surveying, and is an Associate of the NZ Institute of Quantity Surveyors. He also has considerable contract management experience, and can offer clients a wide range of services including estimating, tendering, contract administration, and cost information. As Director, Chris plays a key role in leading both Zeal operations and client projects through to final delivery.
Ben Heald started with Zeal in 2013 after completing a Bachelor of Science majoring in Mathematics and a post graduate diploma in Quantity Surveying. At Zeal, Ben is the go-to guy, leading projects from the initial pricing right through to the final account, including detailed budget estimates, measurements, contracts, cash flow forecasts and cost control. With an aptitude for communication, Ben liaises with clients, architects, engineers and contractors to ensure client requirements are met.
Dave Neve joined the Zeal team as a Contract Manager in 2012, after more than 25 years in the residential construction and interior fit out sectors. Starting out in the construction industry, Dave became a Trade Certified Carpenter/Joiner, before moving to work on fit out contracts. He now applies his extensive industry knowledge and experience to ensure projects are managed and completed to Zeal’s high standards. Dave focuses on building and maintaining client/contractor relationships to ensure ongoing work. He is Site Safe Gold Card accredited and has his Site Safe First Aid Certificate.
Starting at Zeal in 2011, Grant has 13 years of extensive experience working in the commercial construction industry. With expertise in key trades, Grant's comprehensive knowledge has seen him work on projects ranging from the very small to large multi-million dollar builds. As a Contracts Manager, he has an eye for detail and is determined to ensure client satisfaction. Grant’s passion is building successful relationships with clients and contractors, to achieve the best quality finish on each project.
John Dyer started with Zeal in 2013 and has been working in the construction industry for more than 25 years. His past experience includes extensive involvement in joinery, shop fitting, interior fit outs, residential and light commercial construction. John has a reputation for exceeding client expectations by going the extra distance to get projects completed. His broad range of skills and qualifications ensures that no project is outside of his capabilities; John holds a Trade Certificate in Joinery, is a Licensed Building Practitioner and has completed a National Diploma in Construction Management.
Pip Wenman has been with Zeal since its inception in 2005. Pip ensures that the management of the office runs efficiently and smoothly, and is focused on keeping staff, subcontractors and clients satisfied. She has extensive experience in Human Resources, which is an asset to Zeal and its employees.
Starting at Zeal in 2013, Gary Knibbs is the Chief Labourer. A qualified brick layer, Gary supports the Contracts Managers to help the projects run smoothly. He ensures all materials are on-site when and where required and that the sites remains clean and safe for the duration of the project. Gary works above and beyond the call of duty to create a polished, high quality result for the client.