Board of Directors
Carl Taylor (Chairman)
Carl Taylor is Director of Carl Taylor Homes and has been building in Canterbury since 2001.
He is actively involved in several different areas of the construction industry in both New Zealand and Australia, and is passionate about seeing builders be successful and getting the most out of their businesses.
Pete de Gouw (Director)
Peter de Gouw is Managing Director of Home Trends Builders and has been building in Canterbury since 1977. He has been awarded a number of Registered Master Builders House of the Year’ awards.
Peter is a Licensed Building Practitioner with both Site 1 and 2 licences and is experienced in running small to large jobs. He also has a NZCB and a NZCHS.
Ian Lamb (Director)
Ian is an experienced director and marketing consultant.
He spent 16 years working and consulting with co-operatives such as Combined Rural Traders in a senior role and has extensive experience with other co-operative businesses including LIC and New Zealand Dairy Board. Ian is director on a number of organisation and companies.
Simon White (Executive Director)
Simon has extensive Board and leadership experience in large corporates, a cooperative and SME’s, including roles as Chief Financial Officer , General Manager -Strategy and Company Secretary. His main Senior Management roles were with : Trustbank, Public Trust, Wrightson and the Cooperative Bank.
Mike Blackburn (Executive Director)
Mike is an experienced management and marketing consultant with more than 25 years in Senior Management and Directors roles.
Specialising in contract negotiations, business development, media and marketing, Mike has worked for companies including TVNZ, TelstraClear and Scouts New Zealand. Mike currently runs his own practice as a management consultant and business mentor to the construction industry and sits on the Board of a number of Charitable Trusts and NFP.