In Good Company
As building specialists, we offer a wide range of professional services, tailor-made for your property. We’re able to help get the most from your new building or additions, renovation, refurbishment or building remediation. But this doesn’t mean we’re generic. Far from it. Our breadth of services is driven by the knowledge and experience of a team of outstanding individuals. It’s what makes Hampton Jones different. And what’s helped cement our reputation for a wide range of clients from the public and private sectors, across New Zealand and internationally.
Our current services include:
Meet the Leadership Team
BSc (Hons), MBA DipProjMan, FRICS
Brian brings over 20 years of experience in commercial building surveying for commercial, industrial, government and private portfolios in the UK and New Zealand. Brian has specialist expertise in dilapidations, due diligence and development monitoring services. He leads the RICS Building Surveying group for New Zealand. In his spare time, Brian loves to fish and has recently started beekeeping.
BSc (Hons) MRICS
James founded Hampton Jones in 2005 with Brian Jones. He is a Chartered Surveyor and specialises in commercial and residential property, commercial lease liability management, material life cycle analysis and expert witness services. He is highly regarded for his depth of experience across many other disciplines, including due diligence, earthquake damage assessments and claims negotiation. In his spare time James can often be found trail running and, on the odd occasion, jumping off a mountain.
BSc (Hons) MRICS MNZIBS
Matt sits on the Hampton Jones Board of Directors in a governance role and within the business manages business development and marketing. With over 20 years’ experience, Matt has an Honours degree in Building Science and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors. Matt’s friendly style has endeared him to many key clients. He’s passionate about keeping fit and has taken part in several Iron Man competitions.
BSc (Hons) MRICS
Regional Director – North
Tony has over 20 years’ professional industry experience in project cost control and administration of commercial, residential, public service building and major infrastructure projects. Tony manages the diverse Auckland team, and is admired for his leadership skills, his tenacity and attention to detail. When Tony's not working, he enjoys playing sports; in particular football and golf, travelling and meeting new people.
BSc (Hons) MRICS
Regional Director – Central
As an active member of the RICS, Andrew offers over 15 years’ of public and commercial sector experience, acting for many private and Government clients across substantial property portfolios. He has broad expertise in dilapidations and technical due diligence and has headed up project monitoring services for several major banks in the UK, many of which were multi-million dollar projects. Andrew enjoys spending time with his family, running, and the odd game of golf.
BSc (Hons) MRICS
Regional Director – South
Simon is a natural leader and heads up the Hampton Jones team in the Christchurch office. As a chartered Building Surveyor with over ten years of experience, Simon has covered a wide range of works as a Building Surveyor and Project Manager across commercial, health, residential, academic, telecommunications and data centre sectors within the UK, Europe and New Zealand. Simon also has a young family which keep him busy (when time allows he loves travelling and exploring New Zealand).
As Finance and Business Services Manager, Susan has developed a strong interface between the finance function and business operations, by providing support and in depth financial analysis to improve performance. Previous to Hampton Jones, Susan has also been involved in a number of business acquisitions and also worked on business turnarounds. In her spare time Susan plays golf and also plays in a ukulele band.
BCom BA MBS (Hons), DipOSH (Dist)
As HR Manager, Nicole has been instrumental in steering the business to support our teams during our rapid growth. A former lecturer at Massey University, Nicole has also worked at the strategic level of HR and Health and Safety for OSH, Goodman Fielder and AUT. When Nicole isn’t working, she enjoys downtime with her family and friends, especially at east coast beaches.
Margaret is an experienced marketing professional who has recently returned to Hampton Jones after 3 years away running her own marketing consultancy business and raising a family. Having worked in the property and construction industry in both New Zealand and the UK; she understands the impact that great design has on on our lives, so she is excited to return to Hampton Jones where the team really believe that better buildings make for better lives. In her spare time Margaret loves spending time with friends and family, travelling, reading and wasting hours on social media.
BEng (Hons) MSc DIC CPEng MIPENZ IntPE IPENZ Reg
Group Manager – Structural Engineering
Jennifer is an experienced and passionate structural engineering professional with over 10 years of industry experience covering a wide range of roles and projects both in New Zealand and the UK. Leading the Hampton Jones Structural Engineering team, she brings extensive experience in residential, commercial and industrial building design. Jenny has particular expertise in large-scale infrastructure refurbishment projects. In her spare time, Jennifer loves exploring New Zealand and going hiking.
Group Manager – Building Surveying
Gareth has 20 years’ experience in the construction and property sector, gained both in the UK and NZ. Gareth and his award winning team provide professional building surveying advice on a range of commercial property matters to clients in the public and private sectors. Gareth has a knack for adding value to client’s assets portfolios with innovative solutions to their building issues. Gareth is a bit of an adventurer, enjoys skiing and would like to one day throw himself (and his wife) out of a plane.
BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying
Group Manager - Quantity Surveying
Jeremy has more than 20 years’ experience in a variety of quantity surveying roles, with extensive project experience both locally and internationally. He has worked across a number of sectors including health, commercial, residential and heritage; on new build, earthquake repairs, weather-tightness remediation and office fit-out projects. Jeremy has a great rapport with clients; working with body corporates, insurers, private clients, commercial property investors and lawyers. In his spare time, Jeremy enjoys spending time with his family and renovating property.
PhD, MSc, BSc(Hons), PMP
Group Manager – Project Management
Craig has an extensive background in project management and has a PhD in Project Risk Management from Bond University in Australia. He has worked in client, consultant and contractor roles, meaning that he has a thorough understanding of what it takes to make a successful project. Craig is married with teenagers and has recently returned from a family trip around Europe. When he’s not travelling, Craig enjoys photography, mineral collecting, outdoor pursuits and sports.
Project Lead - Design
Mark has designed a range of building types across the residential, commercial, industrial, educational, community, healthcare, ecclesiastical and public sectors. His current areas of interest are post-disaster humanitarian relief, healthy and efficient affordable housing, prefabrication and high performance buildings. Originally from the USA, since moving to New Zealand Mark has lectured at University of Auckland and Unitec, run design studios; developing both the 1st Bachelor’s and Master’s design curriculums at Unitec, and worked as a Master’s thesis advisor and external reviewer.
A reputation for brilliance
We take enormous pride in our RICS accreditation, which has been hard-earned. For you, this means a higher level of professional service. In addition to being regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, members of our team belong to:
- New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors
- New Zealand Institute of Architects
- New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors
- Chartered Institute of Building
- Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand
Hampton Jones is also a member of:
- Chartered Institute of Building
- New Zealand Green Building Council
- Property Council of New Zealand
- Auckland Chamber of Commerce
- Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce
Under budget and on time
“I have no doubt we could not have completed our fit-out without Hampton Jones. Their industry technical knowledge and communication levels were outstanding. The project was completed under budget and on time."
Hugh Caughley, CEO - DLA Phillips Fox
Affordable and appropriate
The teams expert industry knowledge and dedication has ensured we have a system that is economic, affordable and appropriate to our specific needs."