Director Project Management

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03 940 2762
021 633 919

With over 25 years’ experience and having practiced as a chartered building surveyor in three different countries, Rory brings a unique skillset and comprehensive knowledge of the industry to his role at Prendos.

As Director, Rory works closely with Prendos Senior Project Managers in the delivery of projects. He enjoys gaining an understanding of the client’s specific requirements and bringing teams together to deliver successful outcomes.

Rory also oversees the Prendos Quantity Surveying Department and the overall South Island region, identifying and developing new services to meet market demand. He monitors commercial activity, workflow and staff development, and supports his multi-disciplined team to deliver a wide range of commercial property consultancy services. He is active in managing and nurturing client relationships and works closely with CEO Fiona Gavriel to bring together teams of professionals, working with them in the delivery of client services.

Originally from Ireland, Rory spent five years in London with a prominent European property consultancy. There, he acquired a broad range of commercially orientated project management skills, before setting up and running his own property consultancy in Ireland for nine years.

In New Zealand, Rory has established a reputation for understanding complex property issues, particularly in the aftermath of the Canterbury and Kaikoura earthquakes. He has a proven track record of successfully delivering on numerous building fabric insurance claim settlements, some for large institutions.

Rory was previously President of the NZ Institute of Building Surveyors – a role that further enhanced his exposure to what is happening across the New Zealand property market.


2022   Member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

2018   NZIBS President

2017   Member of the Institute of Directors

2017   Fellow of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors

2015   Registered Building Surveyor, NZ

2008   Grade III – Conservation Surveyor, Ireland

1996   Chartered Building Surveyor, Ireland 1995   BSc 1st Class Hons – Liverpool John Moores University

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