Neil specialises in the delivery of medium to large-scale, complex urban projects, understanding and generating design analysis and process with the client and project team, to deliver exceptional project success. With a broad base of experience, both in New Zealand and overseas, he has a particularly strong track record in delivering award-winning large-scale cultural and civic projects.
Since joining Jasmax in 2010, Neil has delivered The Crossing Highbrook Town Centre in Auckland, refurbishment projects at Devonport Wharf and the Nugent Street Office and Commercial Showroom Building for Aspect Furniture in Grafton.
Most recently, Neil has been the Auckland-based project leader on the Auckland War Memorial Museum Masterplan, in collaboration with FJMT, a lead project architect on the $90M AUT ETD Building and currently is the lead Architect on the Tauranga CBD Campus Project.
Prior to joining Jasmax, Neil was the Auckland-based project director and project architect for the $121m redevelopment of the Auckland Art Gallery in a joint venture. The project has received the highest critical acclaim, winning the 2013 world building of the year at the prestigious World Architecture Festival and becoming a much loved part of Auckland’s cultural and civic architecture.
Neil was also the project architect and the Auckland-based project director for the $220m University of Auckland Business School in a joint venture.
When combined, this experience makes Neil an accomplished project leader, in particular, leading projects that involve collaborative design teams. Neil maintains an interest in teaching Architecture and Urban Design through tutoring and as a guest critic. He was a design tutor at University of Auckland in 2011 and is a current member of the Auckland City Council Urban Design Panel.