Announcing New Promotions at Hampton Jones!
Hampton Jones is thrilled to announce promotions for a number of our valuable team members across the country!
These promotions acknowledge the hard work, passion and expertise that these people demonstrate on a daily basis to our clients and to the company, and we thank them for their on-going contribution.
A big congratulations to Gareth, Jenny, Craig, Nicole, Margaret, Charles, Jeremy, Nick, Stephen, Jason, Olivia, Vim, Liam and Jonathan!
Gareth leads Hampton Jones’ Building Surveying division and has 20 years of experience in the construction and property sector, gained in both the UK and New Zealand. Gareth provides professional building surveying advice on a range of commercial property matters to clients in the public and private sectors and at all stages of commercial property ownership; adding value to clients’ asset portfolios with innovative solutions for building issues.
Away from Hampton Jones, Gareth is a bit of an adventurer who enjoys skiing and would like to one day throw himself (and his wife) out of a plane.
Jennifer leads the Structural Engineering team at Hampton Jones. She is an experienced and passionate Structural Engineer with over 12 years’ industry experience covering a wide range of roles and projects both in New Zealand and the UK. She brings extensive experience in residential, commercial and industrial building design. Jennifer has particular expertise in large-scale infrastructure refurbishment projects.
In her spare time, Jennifer loves exploring New Zealand and going hiking.
Craig heads up the Project Management team at Hampton Jones. He is an experienced Project Manager with over 20 years’ industry experience across a wide range of business and government sectors, and he also has a Doctorate in risk management. Besides successfully delivering many projects, Craig has specialist expertise and experience in risk and value management, partnering, feasibility assessments and managing large programmes of work.
Craig is married with teenagers and outside of work, he enjoys photography, mineral collecting, outdoor pursuits and sports.
In her 6 years as Hampton Jones’ HR Manager, Nicole has been instrumental in steering the business to support our teams during our rapid growth. She is a former lecturer at Massey University and has also worked at the strategic level of HR and Health and Safety for OSH, Goodman Fielder and AUT.
When Nicole isn’t working or supporting her daughters in their extra-curricular sporting activities, she enjoys downtime with her family and friends, especially at east coast beaches.
Margaret is the Marketing Manager at Hampton Jones. Having worked in the property and construction industry in both New Zealand and the UK for 12 years; she understands the impact that great design has on our lives, and is very passionate about the Hampton Jones vision of championing better buildings for better lives.
Married with three children, in her spare time Margaret enjoys spending time with friends and family, travelling, reading and wasting hours on social media!
With over 30 years’ experience practising Architecture in New Zealand, Charles has great skill in designing a range of building types from single residential dwellings, multi-unit residential developments, aged care facilities, industrial buildings, educational buildings, gymnasia to commercial office fit-outs. His skills range from design through to documentation, procurement and contract administration at the construction phase.
Charles is also our longest serving team member, having been with Hampton Jones for 11 years - and for that, we salute him!
Jeremy has held a wide variety of Quantity Surveyor roles working for professional practices, national residential companies and privately-owned developers in the UK and New Zealand. Project experience includes social housing, speculative residential, retail, factory refurbishment, agricultural, mixed-use (office/retail/residential) and shop fitting. At Hampton Jones, Jeremy has undertaken a variety of roles including Project Quantity Surveyor, Bank Monitoring, Expert Witness, and Engineer To The Contract.
Nick is an experienced Registered Building Surveyor with extensive experience in building defect analysis, weather-tightness investigations, asset management, project management and acting as an expert witness for litigation proceedings in court, mediations and adjudications. Nick has been involved in the investigation, defect analysis, remedial design and project management for several high rise residential and commercial buildings. Nick is also on the Executive Committee of the New Zealand Institute of Building Surveyors, where he plays an active role.
Stephen has over 18 years’ experience in the construction industry specialising in architectural design and building surveying services. Stephen has experience in residential and commercial design, including design management and construction observation. Stephen is also a registered building surveyor, specialising in weather-tightness design, which provides added value to the client when it comes to durability in design.
Jason has worked in all sectors of the New Zealand property industry, providing advice on a full scope of building surveying services to a wide range of client groups. From small residential dwellings to large-scale industrial premises, and sensitive health providers to flagship commercial facilities. Jason has vast and varied experience that comes from working closely with building owners and users alike to ensure their asset is maintained, repaired or developed.
Since joining Hampton Jones two years ago, Olivia has taken on multiple Ministry of Education projects, for both new construction and weather-tightness remediation works. Managing the design stages, the Ministry procurement process and contract execution. Olivia has a strength in co-ordinating the progression of a project to meet each deliverable to a professional and high standard. Olivia is very proficient with internal processes, protocol and expectations.
Vim has over 23 years’ experience in architectural design and draughting. He has worked for several leading Architectural practices within the Auckland area and was also a director of his own design company. Vim is experienced in a wide range of sectors including Government projects, schools and healthcare facilities.
Liam has recently returned to the construction industry after having a successful career in both the UK and New Zealand Police. Previously an Estimator in the UK, Liam has returned to the industry to advance his career with Hampton Jones. Liam specialises in post contract administration and takes pride in building successful relationships with clients while advising them on how to achieve their objectives.
With four years’ experience, Jonathan has recently gained member accreditation through the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors). Jonathan has experience in undertaking schedules of condition for residential and commercial properties, carrying out multiple repair-scopings for earthquake damaged properties, and instructions for the education sector with weather-tightnesS, investigation and asbestos surveys.