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Bruce Kenning (Chair)


Bruce is the Group Manager, Facilities Management at Inland Revenue.  Bruce manages a range of core and non-core FM services, supporting the 6,500 staff and contractors at 25 sites across the country.  Bruce has been a National Evaluator for the New Zealand Business Excellence Foundation, and introduced the Baldrige model for performance excellence into FM.

Prior to joining Inland Revenue in 2011, Bruce had a 32 year career with the NZ Defence Force.  He led the amalgamation of the property organisations of the three Services into one organisation, resulting in one of the largest government property portfolios.

Bruce has a Bachelor of Science from Victoria University and a Master of Business Studies from Massey University.

bruce.kenning@ird.govt.nz

029 890 6423


 

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Stuart Bryant

 
Stuart is the Facility Services Manager at SKYCITY Auckland, heading the Property Services team who are responsible for operations at the casino, theatre, office buildings, convention centre and two hotels.

His FM experience has dealt mostly with commercial property; however Stuart has also been involved as a tenant representative, and dealt with shopping centres, medical centres and food and beverage operators for landlords, both in NZ and abroad. His previous FM roles have involved managing existing buildings, refurbishing buildings and constructing new buildings.

Stuart has been a member of FMANZ’s Auckland Committee since its inception in 2010, and has served on the Summit Committee since 2015. He became FMANZ-accredited in 2013.

Stuart.Bryant@skycity.co.nz

021 917 083



 

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Jack Crutzen (Deputy Chair)

 
In March 2015 Jack started PRISMA Facilities Management Ltd, a business consultancy company specialising in FM, procurement, project management, change management and interim management support.

Jack held the role of National Facilities Manager at Westpac New Zealand from 2007 to 2013, followed by 1.5 years as National Property Asset Manager at KiwiRail. In this role he and his team were responsible for the professionalization of FM, and Programme Management for one of New Zealand's largest property and asset portfolios.

Jack has an extensive background in FM, procurement and corporate real estate in the Netherlands and immigrated a decade ago to New Zealand with his family. Jack is passionate about FM, CRE, sustainability and creating value add for the business strategy and he has held various roles in different industries. Jack is highly involved in energy management and sustainability and this resulted in winning the EECA Energy Management Award for Westpac. 

Jack was the first chair of the FMANZ Auckland Committee (April 2010) and was elected as Board member in August 2012. Jack was the first chair of the Education Committee and this resulted in several initiatives as result of some great team work. Jack has been Deputy Chair since September 2014. In this term he will focus on advocacy, strategy, research and governance within FMANZ.

jack@prisma.co.nz

027 524 7490

 

 

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David Curry

 
David has worked in facilities management since 1988, primarily within the UK military aviation environment. He relocated to New Zealand in 2007 to take up a position with the New Zealand Defence Force, latterly as the FM for the Air Force and Navy portfolios in the Auckland Region.  

David is currently the Director of Facilities Services at AUT University and is a member of the Tertiary Education Facilities Management Association.  He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Facilities Management and has a keen interest in the process, safety and training aspects of FM.  He is Chair of FMANZ's education committee.
david.curry@aut.ac.nz
021 241 316

 
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Peter Harris

 
Peter has 25 years in the fields of property, asset governance and asset/facilities management, construction and development advisory, recently specialising in procurement and 'whole life' / BIM advisory. He is a Director with 20 years’ experience working in governance, strategy, management, change leadership, business project and process delivery.  As well as being a member of FMANZ since its launch, Peter is a Chartered Member of the New Zealand Institute of Directors, Chartered Building Surveyor and Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Peter has developed governance dashboarding for the world's largest dairy co-operative, Fonterra, and Board improvement processes for other organisations. He has evaluated the ISO AS/NZ Standards and is an advisor to NZ Treasury, the OAG and various government agencies on FM integration.

He is Chair of the RICS South Island Committee, member of the RICS New Zealand Board and the Licenced Assessor Trainer for RICS in New Zealand, a role that assists in setting the standard for the profession. He is a former member of the Board of the Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce and Council Member of CPIT.  
peterrdharris@gmail.com
021 607 184

 

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Veronika Harrison


Based in Wellington, Veronika is currently Senior Supplier Relationship Manager at Land Information New Zealand, a role which sees her providing relationship contract management with external service providers for Crown Property throughout New Zealand. Previously she was the Senior FM and Contract Relationship Manager for Westpac, where she was responsible for the  budgetary management of 199 branches and seven Corporate offices.

Veronika was a member of FMANZ’s Auckland Committee for two years, and joined the Wellington Committee when she moved to the capital in 2014. She became FMANZ-accredited in 2013
VHarrison@linz.govt.nz
027 445 4106

 

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Warren Smith

 
Warren Smith is a New Zealander with extensive experience in the Asia-Pacific region including work in facilities management and technical services, engineering design, geothermal engineering, project management, maintenance, strategic management, business analysis, business trouble shooting & turn around.  Warren has authored published academic papers and is an invited conference speaker.  He founded Operating Partners Limited in 2010 after returning from Singapore where he established the Facilities Department for the phase 1 opening of the Sing$8 billion Marina Bay Sands Integrated Resort.

He is recognised for his initiatives in energy and water conservation and is a founding Strategic Advisor to JUCCCE (Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy).  In 1997 he was presented the Green Ribbon Award by the New Zealand Minister for the Environment.

Warren is a Bachelor of Engineering graduate from The University of Auckland.  He is a member of the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand, New Zealand Institute of Management, and Institute of Directors New Zealand.
 e_warren_smith@yahoo.com.au
021 076  2554

 
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Anthony Van Meer

 
Anthony has been a member of FMANZ since 2010 and a FMANZ Christchurch Committee member since 2011, he is also the current chair of the FMANZ Christchurch Committee.
 
Anthony holds a Masters in Design Science (Facilities Management) from Sydney University and is also a Charted Professional Engineer with over 28 years of technical and management experience gained in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom working for consultants, contractors and corporate retail clients. 
 
Anthony joined Opus International Consultants in 2007 and is currently working as the South Island Property Manager based in Christchurch. He is responsible for providing property management and acquisition strategies, facilities management and asset management advice to a wide range of public and private sector clients.  Anthony has a strong strategic consultation, facilitation and technical background in property and capital asset management, engineering and significant facilities management and project management expertise in building services.  
 
Anthony is also passionate about music, playing in a five piece band, reading war history and spending time with his family.

anthony.vanmeer@opus.co.nz
027 612 7435
   
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