bqh is an independent NZ based quantity surveying firm Construction Economics dynamic cost planning value management and project control Quantity Surveyors Motor way broad range of commercial management services Shopping complete Quantity Surveyors we help you optimise value, competitively Construction Economics you can confidently plan and execute your project Comprehensively qualified, highly experienced quantity surveyors we provide services for a wide range of project sizes Applied understanding of construction industry economics

BQH people hold competency based membership of national, regional and global professional societies.

This means we have completed academic qualifications, post- graduate training and experience requirements and that we have been elected by our professional peers based on an assessment of competence. It also means we maintain our skills through continuing professional development and life-long learning programmes.

Martin Quartermaine

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Martin Quartermaine / Director

B.Sc(QS)
FRICS MNZIQS
QS Since 1971
NZ, UK

Martin has been a professional quantity surveyor since 1971 and has accumulated a wealth of experience more… in all aspects of the New Zealand and international construction industries. Martin's career spans the full spectrum of public and private sector projects. These range from hospital developments in the UK to educational facilities, commercial and industrial developments in New Zealand.

Martin's personal commitment to development of the Quantity Surveying profession in New Zealand and his seniority within the industry ensure that clients receive a service that is best practice in all respects.

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Patrick Hanlon

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registered quantity surveyor

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Patrick Hanlon / Director

MBA MB(CE) BB(CE)(Hons) FRICS FAIQS CQS
ICECA FCIOB MNZIQS Reg. QS GSNZAP
QS Since 1993
NZ, Australia, UAE

Patrick has been in professional practice as a quantity surveyor since 1993 and has worked in Australia, the United Arab Emirates and New Zealand. more…His history of nationally and internationally significant projects and his advanced education provide access to a wide range of value adding expert services.

His areas of professional interest include estimating and cost planning, value engineering, life cycle costing, financial modelling, procurement strategy, and green building.

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Ian Morton

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Ian Morton / Regional Manager

B.Sc(QS) MRICS MNZIQS
QS Since 1980
NZ, UK, UAE, South Africa

Ian Morton is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with professional experience spanning three decades and four continents. more…He has spent over half his career working in New Zealand and has completed a diverse array of international assignments including the United Kingdom, South Africa and the United Arab Emirates.

Since returning to New Zealand in 2001 to join our team, Ian has undertaken cost planning and cost control on many significant projects spanning residential, infrastructure, education and commercial sectors.

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Rachel-Mackey

Rachel Mackey / Office Manager

Rachel comes from a strong background in administration. She spent the previous 4 years in the engineering and construction industry where more…she held the role of Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer of a large international Construction Company. This role gave her proven experience in administration, document management, creating and implementing policies, event management and human resources.

Her areas of expertise include people management, change management, managing priorities, attention to detail and accuracy of execution.

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Richard-van-Zyl, Quantity Surveyor

RICHARD VAN ZYL / Senior Associate

B.Sc(QS) (Hons) MRICS
QS Since 2005
SA, NZ

Richard is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with broad practical and professional experience gained during his 11 year career. more… After graduating , he joined a professional practice and gained exposure to diverse building and civil projects in South Africa and Angola before relocating to New Zealand in 2016. His experience includes mining infrastructure, electricity generation and property development.

His area of expertise include estimating, Bills of Quantities, tender documentation and process, contract administration, communication and site measurement.

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Clare Quartermaine, Quantity Surveyor

Clare Quartermaine / QUANTITY SURVEYOR

B.Sc GradDipEng
QS Since 2015
NZ

After completing a Graduate Diploma in Engineering from the University of Auckland, Clare began her career in the construction industry and gained over 5 years' experience in a more… range of roles and projects before deciding to re-train and become a quantity surveyor. Her talent for leadership shone through with her supervisory roles in New Zealand and a stint in Perth, Australia. Clare is currently studying extramurally and working towards a Bachelor of Construction (QS) at Massey University.

Her areas of expertise include value engineering, budget estimating and cost management, data quality checks, inspections and audits..

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Pete-Forbes, Regional Manager Christchurch

PETE FORBES / REGIONAL MANAGER - CHRISTCHURCH

MCM B.Sc(Arch)
QS Since 2016
NZ

Pete has run projects locally and abroad for over two decades, as an architect and later in project management and quantity surveying roles. more… He then moved to project management, where he worked in senior roles in both consultancy and client side organisations, managing a wide range of commercial, residential and public sector projects. During this time, Pete also gainsed a Master of Construction Management degree. Pete has since decided to re-train as a Quantity Surveyor.

His area of expertise include procurement, post-contract administration with a strong understanding of construction.

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Gareth Jackson, Quantity Surveyor

Gareth Jackson / Senior Associate

M.Sc(Surveying) B.Sc(Hons) Grad.Dip.Law
MRICS
QS SINCE 2003
UK, NZ

Gareth is a chartered MRICS Quantity Surveyor with over a decade of experience working in the United Kingdom and New Zealand. more… He has a proven track record of successfully managing the delivery of complex projects. He is a driven and dedicated professional that ensures complete client satisfaction by providing value adding expert services.

His areas of expertise include cost management, risk management, estimating, measurement, and administration.

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Kathryn Sheehan, Quantity Surveyor

Kathryn Sheehan / QUANTITY SURVEYOR

QS SINCE 2017
NZ

Kathryn is developing her skills as a quantity surveyor in conjunction with academic studies. She has proven more… abilities in managing priorities and works well under pressure. Before joining BQH, Kathryn spent two years with New Zealand’s largest Main Contractor on a PPP bid and site team, where she developed an understanding of site operations and methodology.

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Grant Aicken, Quantity Surveyor

Grant Aicken / QUANTITY SURVEYOR

B.Sc(QS) (Hons)
QS SINCE 2015
UK, NZ

Grant gained early experience as a cadet at Farrans construction while studying at more… Ulster University. Before joining BQH in 2017, he worked as a quantity surveyor for two years with Rainey and Best in a similar role in Belfast. His experience includes commercial and residential projects including five-star hotels in London and France, hospitals, schools, swimming pools and shopping centres.

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Reynier van Rooyen, Associate

Reynier-van-Rooyen / Associate

B.Sc(QS) MRICS
QS since 1997
SA, NZ

Reynier is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor who recently relocated to New Zealand. After graduation, more… he gained his experience on commercial and residential projects with a lot of emphasis on building alterations and additions. He then expanded his expertise to include exposure to the mining industry, property development, and dealing with desktop feasibility studies for industrial, commercial and residential projects.

His area of expertise include estimating, desktop feasibility studies, procurement and post contract administration.

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Caspar Coetzee, Associate

Caspar Coetzee / Associate

B.Sc(QS) (Hons) MSc (Real Estate) PgDip (Construction)
QS since 2001
SA, UK, UAE, Botswanna, Philippines, NZ

Caspar has worked for top tier international property developers and consultants in varied locations as far apart as South Africa to the UK, more… the Middle East, Botswana, Nigeria and Philippines. Caspar has 15 years of extensive development and commercial management experience and a proven track record of successful development and project management roles.

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Kelly Hutt

Kelly Hutt / QUANTITY SURVEYING Cadet

NDQS (in proGRess)
QS SINCE 2018
NZ

Kelly commenced his career at BQH in conjunction with study towards a national diploma in quantity surveying. more… He enthusiastically supports the Christchurch team and his colleagues in Auckland. He has proven to be a diligent and competent measurer and is developing skills in estimating, documentation and contract administration.

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Tanya Tan

Tanya Tan / Quantity surveyor

B.Const(CE) BA NDQS
QS SINCE 2014
NZ

Tanya commenced her career as an intern with an Auckland residential contractor where she gained experience in technical more… aspects of quantity surveying. On completion, she moved to a quantity surveying consultancy, with a focus on remedial leaky building repairs and broad experience in other industry sectors. She has proven her competence in planning and delivery phases, and is a capable estimator and contract administrator. Immediately prior to joining BQH, she worked in a large project home builder, with responsibility for accurately quantifying and delivering projects on budget.

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Caitlin Jones

Caitlin Jones / QUANTITY SURVEYING CADET

B.CONST(QS) (IN PROCESS)
QS SINCE 2018
NZ

Caitlin is developing her skills in professional QS practice in conjunction with her Bachelor of Construction in more… Quantity Surveying at Massey University. Prior to her role at BQH, she managed the office of a building surveying consultancy. She has proven skills in administration and a solid understanding of the construction process and is developing her technical quantity surveying skills within a team of qualified and experienced colleagues.

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