Our Board is made up of industry representatives from our member associations. They all bring a wealth of skills and experience to help identify the best causes for the Building and Construction Training Fund to support. The Board includes the following people
Grant took up his role as chief executive of Certified Builders Association in early 2012, after holding the role of chief executive of a not-for-profit organisation in the rescue/service sector. Prior to this, Grant has been involved primarily in the residential building industry for over 25 years – initially in various senior leadership positions for Fletcher Residential, and then subsequently owning his own company focusing on internet technology in the building sector.
David owns and manages his own construction company and has been self-employed since 1981. His company has trained many carpentry apprentices, most of whom now run their own businesses. He has been a Director of BCITO since 2010 and also a member of the Licensed Building Practitioners Board since February 2018. David has been a Registered Master Builders Association member for two decades. He was awarded national life membership in 2016. David was Chair of the House of the Year Committee for nine years and also the Apprentice of the Year Committee for four years. He is a Past President of the Taranaki Registered Master Builders and served on its Executive for 17 years.
Reuben owns and manages his own joinery business and sits on the National Executive for Master Joiners. His business trains BCITO apprentices, and he is assisting Waihanga Ara Rau in the Technical Advisory Group for unit standards in Joinery. He has over 20 years of business management experience from FMCG, Manufacturing, Heavy Industrial Engineering – servicing the construction industry, defence, automotive and off-highway equipment sectors.