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New Consultancy – Alta

New Consultancy – Alta

New specialist construction consultancy, Alta, has made an impact since setting up shop in Auckland. The three partners heading up Alta Consulting are Rory Bishop, Tim Lancaster and Daniel Williams. Their broad range of skills, from direct construction and technical experience to management and commercial capability, make newcomer Alta a different operator in the infrastructure market.

The Alta trio have previously held senior roles at McConnell Dowell and Hawkins. The have worked together on many diverse, major projects in the UK and New Zealand. They saw an opportunity to combine their strengths to offer specialist construction advice to asset owners, their designers and other consultants.
“We occupy a unique space in the infrastructure market and the time was right to set up a consultancy that provides independent construction insights to clients early in the project cycle,” says Rory Bishop.

“Our experience as senior decision makers on projects makes our analysis insightful, our advice robust and our approach efficient and cost effective. We’ve launched in a very positive time for the sector.”

Rory Bishop: Chartered Engineer and Chartered Environmentalist and an Associate of the Camborne School of Mines. From tunnels and underground construction, to roads, bridges and marine constructions, Rory has over 20 years experience.
Daniel Williams: Chartered Engineer. Daniel is an experienced constructor of more than 15 years and he has led a wide range of projects and contract models.

Tim Lancaster: Commercial Specialist. Tim has over 15 years experience in commercial and cost related roles across the construction industry. He has also held senior operational roles.

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