Our mission is to create a legacy of important buildings for our community. Our vision is to make construction a better place and more enjoyable place to work. We take pride in our strong governance and leadership, so we can support our greatest asset to grow and thrive - our people.
Chief Executive Officer
Gary is an accomplished and internationally experienced commercial construction leader who possesses a wide range of skills and experience developed through project and executive leadership roles in Europe, Australia and New Zealand.
Group Chief Financial Officer
David is Group Chief Financial Officer at Leighs, with expertise in construction, finance, manufacturing, telecommunications and retail sectors, having worked in the UK, USA, Asia and New Zealand. With his background in developing businesses, David’s experience has contributed to Leighs’ considered growth and sustainability as the company has expanded and taken on new projects throughout New Zealand.
General Manager Construction
Dave Hunter is well known and respected in the construction industry for his technical innovation, methodology development, and problem solving on complex projects.
Regional Manager - South Island
Mike has worked in the construction industry in Christchurch for the past 30 years and with Leighs for over 15.
As Regional Manager Mike oversees all operations and tenders for the South Island.
General Manager People and Culture
Sue is an accomplished HR professional with over 15 years of experience in senior or executive management roles within medium and large organisations.
Sue has a proven track record overseeing all HR functions, including employee relations, workforce planning, recruitment, remuneration, change management, culture transformation, learning and development, HR technology and system implementation. Her expertise helps drive the success of organisations and fosters a thriving workplace culture.
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Kayla is a highly experienced PA/EA, with 9 of her 11 years in these roles in the construction industry. She has a keen interest in the strategy and process behind running a successful construction company, with expertise in executive and board support. Anticipating the needs of executive teams, she is fiercely loyal with an extreme emphasis on confidentiality. Kayla is passionate about helping make our business better by supporting leaders and their vision.