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Corbel Construction Appoints Commercial Manager


Christchurch-based construction company Corbel Construction (Corbel) has appointed Ross Meikle to a newly created position within the company of Commercial Manager. Ross will be a member of Corbel’s senior management team and responsible for the Quality Surveying and estimating functions, risk management, procurement and contributing to the ongoing growth of the business.

Ross joins Corbel from Balfour Beatty Australia where he held a similar role and was Commercial Manager on the Gold Coast Rapid Transit and Sydney Light Rail projects; projects with a combined value to Balfour Beatty of over $600M. Prior to this he held a number of commercial roles in the construction sector in the United Kingdom where he had oversight of multi-million pound projects.

At Corbel Ross will help the company continue to grow its presence in construction sector, primarily inCanterbury but with a wider brief to assist with fulfilling Corbel’s strategic goal to have a national presence and become a $100million construction company within the next five years.

Corbel Construction’s managing director Craig Jones said, “Ross has been responsible for managing many large and complex commercial construction projects over the last 10 years. He brings this experience and expertise to Corbel as we increase the scale of the business and the range of construction services that we are able to offer our customers.”

Ross has a BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying 1st Class from Napier University in Edinburgh, is a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and will complete an MBA from Robert GordonUniversity in Aberdeen this year.

“We believe delivering professional construction services comes down to two fundamentals; best people and best practice. These fundamentals provide the business with a competitive advantage that will facilitate its growth, and which we summarise as our Best People, Best Practice, Best Outcomecompany mantra.”


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