Appointed 16 August 2010 – present term expires 15 August 2015
Warwick Bell is a Wellington-based architect, a director for Bell Kelly Beaumont Team Architects Ltd and a founding director of the nationwide consortia Team Architects Ltd. Warwick is also a part-time lecturer and tutor in Professional Practice at the Victoria University of Wellington School of Architecture. His involvement with education goes further, as he is Chair of the NZIA Education Task Group, a Director of Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Quality and until recently served on the Board of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Among other roles, Warwick was Deputy Chair and Executive Member of the Industry Training Federation of New Zealand for seven years and Deputy Chair NZIA Wellington Branch. He also served on Visiting Boards to Schools of Architecture at Auckland University and UNITEC, as well as in PNG, South Africa and Nigeria. Warwick started out as a graduate and then an associate with Peddle Thorp in Wellington in the mid-1980's.
Position: Deputy Chairperson
Appointed 3 October 2008 - current term expires 2 October 2013
Callum McKenzie is a Registered Architect and leads the midsized central Wellington practice McKenzie Higham Architecture, undertaking a broad range of work to a diverse client base. Mr McKenzie is currently a NZRAB assessor, convenes the Wellington Assessment Panel, and is a member of the NZIA/NZRAB Visiting Panel to the VUW School of Architecture.
Appointed 3 October 2008 - current term expires 13 October 2014
Anna-Marie Chin is a Registered Architect and Practice Director for Crosson Clarke Carnachan Chin Architects Ltd in Queenstown, which she formed in 2007. Ms Chin graduated BArch in 1992 and worked for a number of practices before setting up her own. Ms Chin is a member of the Urban Design Panel, Queenstown and describes her interest as “listening between the lines to a client’s brief, and capturing their internal vision in the design process, so that the end building is as the client imagined, yet so much more.”
Appointed 30 June 2008 - present term expires 15 September 2014
Helen Tonkin is a Chartered Accountant, specialising in “turnaround situations”. Helen has held positions as Financial Controller, Group Controller, Finance Director, Company Secretary and Project Manager in publicly listed and private companies. Her industry experience has been mainly in insurance, construction, manufacturing, forestry, transport, auctioneering and events management. Ms Tonkin has served as Finance Director or Company Secretary for Edge Creative Ltd’s Advisory Board, Broadway Industries Ltd, Ponsonby Primary School Board, Lend Lease NZ Pension Fund and Civil & Civic NZ Ltd and is on the Board of the Prisoners’ Aid and Rehabilitation Auckland Society Association. Her iwi affiliation is to Ngati Mahanga.
Tony van Raat
Appointed 19 December 2010 - present term expires 18 December 2015
Professor Tony van Raat is Head of the architecture programme at Unitec
Institute of Technology in Auckland, a position he has occupied since 2002.
During his time there he has established
extensive links overseas, especially in China
and in Italy.
He is the founder and Secretary of the New Zealand Architectural Publications
Trust and ex-Secretary and ex-President of the Association of Architecture
Schools of Australasia. Tony is a long-standing
member of the Auckland Branch of the NZIA and a frequent writer on
Architecture New Zealand
and other journals.
Christina van Bohemen
Appointed 16 August 2010 - present term expires 15 August 2013
Christina van Bohemen is a director of Sills van Bohemen Architects where she undertakes urban design and architectural projects. Christina is a presenter for the NZIA Graduate Development Programme and guest critic in design at both Auckland schools of architecture. She is an external examiner for the University of Auckland School of Architecture and Planning and is also on the Board of Studies. Christina was Chairperson of the NZIA Auckland Branch in 2008-2009. She graduated from Victoria University of Wellington in 1996 and previously worked for Jasmax.
Appointed 19 December 2007 - present term expires 18 December 2013
Marsh Cook has worked primarily in Auckland for the past 40 years in practice with partners Terry Hitchcock, Peter Sargisson, Simon Pirie and Guy Tarrant. He has been involved in housing and resort projects throughout New Zealand and also in Japan, North America, Thailand and the Pacific Islands. Other related work included large scale urban design projects, Housing New Zealand’s Healthy Housing Programme and conservation consultation. During this period Mr Cook had teaching appointments in the United Kingdom, Australia and at Auckland University. Mr Cook is a past Unitec Adjunct Professor of Design. He was a judge of Monier Design Awards, Carter Holt Harvey Awards, NZIA. Branch, Regional and National Juror as well as past President of Auckland Architectural Association, and served on the NZIA. National Council and Auckland Branch Committee.
Sir Hugh Williams QC
Appointed 14 October 2011 - present term expires 13 October 2014
Paul Jackman - CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Paul Jackman was appointed in August 2007. Paul's previous background was in public relations and journalism. He represented the New Zealand Qualifications Authority, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, Federated Farmers of New Zealand (Inc.) and the Leader of the Opposition (1992-93). Prior to that, he was a press gallery journalist for Radio New Zealand.
Paul manages the NZRAB's governance arrangements, policy development, stakeholder and other communications, protection of title work, and secretariat.
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Andrew Symonds - EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Andrew Symonds was appointed in February 2007. Andrew brings to the role many years of experience in health occupational regulation (registration and discipline). He was Secretary to the Psychologists Board and Chiropractic Board and successfully helped implement the Health Practitioners Competence Assurance Act 2003 (HPCA Act). The HPCA Act mirrors the focus on consumer protection and ongoing practitioner competence found in the Registered Architects Act 2005.
Andrew manages the NZRAB's registration, continuing registration, and complaints/discipline processes.
Debbie Southworth - ADMINISTRATION OFFICERdebbie@nzrab.org.nz