Team

THE GREEN ARMY

Clelands is an army of construction professionals, tradesmen and support staff. We are the largest and most experienced construction team in Taranaki. Our team has expertise in residential, commercial and industrial construction and the ability to deliver any scale of construction project.

 

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MANAGEMENT TEAM

Michael Braggins

Commercial Manager / Director 027 520 1792
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Michael has been involved in the construction industry for 15 years and has extensive experience in both commercial and industrial construction. Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Construction and his role at Clelands includes commercial management, project management and various other general management functions. Michael adds value through all phases of a project, including design, feasibility, estimating, planning and construction.

Martin Stephens

Construction Manager / Director 027 452 0804
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Martin has 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, the last 20 years in his current role as director and construction manager for Clelands. Prior to his involvement with Clelands, Martin held senior positions with two international construction companies. He has worked extensively offshore on large construction projects and managed a national contracting business. Martin’s role at Clelands includes construction management, project management and various other general management functions.

Peter Cottam

Service & Maintenance Manager / Director 027 485 3149
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Peter has dedicated his career to construction and to Clelands and is the longest serving member of our team, recently celebrating 50 years with Clelands. He is a licenced building practitioner and manages our service and maintenance department which focuses on smaller works and maintenance contracts. Peter is a practical solution provider and understands what is needed to get a job done properly and efficiently.

Alistair Dore

Finance Manager / Director 027 445 7929
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Alistair was appointed company secretary for the Clelands group in 1976 and was instrumental in restructuring the group in the late 1980s. Alistair has involvement in a number of construction and timber manufacturing companies. As finance manager for Clelands, Alistair is responsible for the accounting and finance functions. He has a detailed understanding of what it takes for a construction company to operate in a competitive market, whilst remaining strong and sustainable long term.

Bruce Earby

Project Manager 027 480 5307
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Bruce has served with Clelands since 1997 and has played a part in many buildings of significance in Taranaki. Bruce is a licenced building practitioner and has a vast knowledge of building construction and on-site project control. Excellent communication, planning and people skills, together with a drive to get the job done, are hallmarks of Bruce’s completed projects.

James Wallace

Project Manager 027 445 9264
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James is an experienced tradesman, having completed a number of residential and commercial projects as a Foreman with Clelands before transitioning to his current role. James is a licensed building practitioner and his planning and communication skills make him a very effective Project Manager. In addition to his Project Management role, James also coordinates with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and various other agencies to ensure the licensed building practitioners in our team are kept up to date on current regulations and training opportunities.

Andy Cleland

Service & Maintenance Supervisor 027 485 3148
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Andy is a descendant of WJ Cleland who founded Clelands in 1916. Andy completed his apprenticeship with the company and has served with Clelands for over 30 years. Andy is a licensed building practitioner and has a depth of experience in  residential and commercial construction. Andy is customer focused and specialises in the management of smaller commercial works and residential alterations and new builds.

Layton Cottam

Service & Maintenance Supervisor 027 442 2784
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Layton is an experienced tradesman, having progressed through levels of site based personnel to become Clelands senior-most Foreman, culminating in a role as Site Manager for the highly acclaimed Len Lye Centre. Layton then transitioned to his current role as Service & Maintenance Supervisor. Layton is a licensed building practitioner and his competence and diligence serve both Clelands and our clients well. In addition to his supervisory role, Layton also coordinates with the Building & Construction Industry Training Organisation and acts as a mentor for the apprentices in our team.

Russell Mancer

Estimating Manager 027 438 0002
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Russell was a foreman and project manager early in his career and is now a very experienced and capable estimator and quantity surveyor. Russell is trade qualified and also holds a NZ Certificate of Quantity Surveying. He has been at the front end and involved in the delivery of a variety of construction projects throughout New Zealand. Russell has served with Clelands since 1998 and has an in depth understanding of construction costs and methodology.

Tony Wiseman

Quantity Surveyor / Estimator 027 474 8857
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Tony completed a Diploma in Construction Management & Building Studies and began his career in construction in the UK before relocating to New Zealand in 2008. Once in New Zealand, Tony gained several years’ experience with a national construction company before joining the Clelands team. Tony is involved in pricing all manner of residential, commercial and industrial projects. His systematic approach and attention to detail make him a valued member of our team.

Beth Paterson

Health & Safety Advisor 027 248 4976
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Beth has been working as a health and safety professional for over 20 years and brings a wealth of knowledge in this specialist area. Her experience as a health and safety professional spans across various industries including construction, manufacturing, engineering, energy, food and chemical. Beth is passionate about health and safety and enjoys the challenge of engaging and coaching employees and contractors.


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