Auckland 2023

20-21 Jun, Tue–Wed 10am–5pm, Auckland Showgrounds

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Paul O’Brien

Paul O’Brien

Paul O’Brien
General Manager – Commercial, Dominion Constructors Ltd
Paul has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry with more than half of that time spent in New Zealand. He has a dual background in Quantity Surveying and Law and has spent over half his career in senior management roles.
He is a director of Masterspec (Construction Information Limited) and holds other directorships. In addition, he is presently a member of the Building Disputes Tribunal Adjudication and DRB panels.
Paul is a Chartered and Registered Quantity Surveyor, holds an Honours Degree in Law from the Open University and a Graduate Diploma in Law from Auckland University. He is also a graduate of the EY Darden Executive Leadership Programme.
He is a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors, a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the New Zealand Institute of Building, and the Institute of Directors. He is also an Associate member of both the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand and the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
Paul is the NZIQS representative on the NZS3910 review committee and the Treasurer of the Society of Construction Law. In addition, he is a member of the NZIA and RMBA Joint Contracts Committee and the NZCIC Design Guideline Review Leadership Group. Paul also Chairs the RMBA Commercial Working Group and is a member of its Vertical Leaders Group.

See Paul O’Brien live in Auckland 2023

Tuesday 20 June
The BCI Construction League: Insights from New Zealand’s Top Builders & Industry Experts – Panel Discussion
12pm-1pm Seminar Series

 10 NZRAB CPD points apply

Join some of New Zealand's leading construction firms as they weigh in on the construction market outlook for New Zealand, and challenges and opportunities for the year ahead.

With a focus on multi-residential and community, our panellists will discuss the future of these sectors, where are the pain points and what are the opportunities to add value to our society and the fabric of our urban environments. 

We’ll discuss:

  • Construction in NZ: changes on the horizon 
  • Development growth: the influence of regulatory and economic factors
  • Build-to-rent: is it here to stay?
  • Natural disasters and severe weather events: shaping NZ’s future construction landscape
  • Looking ahead: the industry’s biggest opportunities in 2023