Bruce Kenning


A day in the life of Bruce Kenning FMANZ’s Chair, Bruce Kenning. Bruce spent 15 years in the Defence Force property area, leading the amalgamation of the property and facilities organisations of the Army, Navy and Airforce into one property group in 2006. In 2011 he joined Inland Revenue, where he is currently the Group [...]

Katherine Torode


A day in the life of Katherine Torode Group Head of Facilities Collas Crill Group Services   Describe your role and what you do on a day-to-day basis. I'm in charge of the delivery of FM and front of house operational services across the firm's six locations worldwide as well as all FM expenditure and [...]

FMANZ Awards winners announced


FMANZ Awards winners announced The inaugural FMANZ Awards, established to recognise and applaud the achievements of individuals who have excelled in the industry, have been an outstanding success. Congratulations to Greg Wilder, winner of the Brian Happy Facilities Manager of the Year Award, and to Gareth Ramson, who took away the FMANZ Young Achiever of [...]

Stewart Hinks


Stewart Hinks is National Facilities Manager, Restaurant Brands NZ Ltd. He has been in the role since 2013, overseeing, managing and implementing functional FM across Starbucks, KFC, Carl’s Jr and Pizza Hut.   What does your job involve and who do you work with? Involved in my role are the usual FM areas: H&S, hard [...]

Stuart Hindley


At the Helm of a 365 Day-A-Year Facility Stuart Hindley is the Facility and Site Manager / HSE Officer for Snowplanet Ltd, New Zealand's only all-year indoor snow resort, situated on Auckland’s North Shore. He has been in this role for just over five years, and heads a small internal team of maintenance staff as [...]

Leanne Rudd


Flying High with Air New Zealand Leanne Rudd has worked for Air New Zealand for 15 years, spending the last six years in the Property & Infrastructure Team in the role of Facilities Manager – Commercial. She leads facilities management for 27 commercial sites throughout New Zealand (including Air New Zealand’s head office, call centres, [...]

Leon Clews


Leon Clews Based at Wellington Hospital, Leon Clews is Operations Manager – Facilities and Engineering, for the Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast District Health Boards. He has been with the DHBs for 10 Years, and iin his current role since the end of 2013.   What does your job involve? I am responsible [...]

JD Thomas


JD Thomas “There is never a dull moment!” says JD Thomas of his role as Manager Property Services, Regional Facilities Auckland. Based at Aotea Centre in the Auckland CBD, JD is responsible for the successful delivery of the property and FM services across a portfolio of 10 Auckland-wide venues - ANZ Viaduct Events, Aotea Centre, [...]

Pauline Campbell


Pauline Campbell Job title: Head of Facilities.   Organisation: BAFTA: The British Academy of Film and Television Arts.   Key responsibilities: I am responsible for the maintenance, security, compliance and health & safety of the Grade 2 listed London headquarters of BAFTA and the offices of the charity.   What attracted you to the job? [...]

Anna Scheire


A Career in FM Opens Up a World of Opportunities. Belgian-born Anna Scheire has been in New Zealand since early 2015, and has been working as a Facility Management Consultant at Opus International Consultants in Auckland for the past six months. Job title:  Facility Management Consultant.   Organisation: Opus International Consultants.   What does your [...]