Roger Recordon

Roger graduated BE (Hon) at Auckland university, in his final year designing and building a heat pump with a fellow student for hands on student education which became a key teaching tool for future classes in the Engineering school labs.

3 years overseas experience included test engineer on environmental test equipment for British Aerospace and other clients.

20 years at Beca commencing with the design of the Sheraton (Cordis) hotel, multiple project engineering manager roles, and led the due diligence and building diagnostic services for multiple clients for around 10 years and over $1b property value.

20+ years to present day in development and project director roles, Roger has further developed his client focussed and highly-disciplined approach to strategic management, advisory and leadership.

Over the last 10 years, on behalf of AUT University, Roger has led the design and construction teams on all the major Capital projects over the last 10+ years. (See below)

‘’He is an enthusiastic, intuitive and pragmatic expert communicator, tracker and reporter on his projects, keeping everyone appraised of how things are going and where to from here.’’ Hargrave CEO

Qualifications and Memberships

  • B.Sc Applied Mathematics
  • B.E (Hon) Mechanical Engineering
  • CMEngNZ
  • Site Safe Consultant Passport

Project Experience

  • AUT Mana Hauora Manukau construction commencement lead project manager, early planning, programming
  • AUT Nga Wai Hono, Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences precinct, - feasibility, programming, budget and scoping, Lead Project manager
  • AUT AZ - all-timber Health Science facility, lead project manager, early concept feasibility, site planning, financial management, programming,  procurement set up AUT design and construction management
  • AUT AZ - multiple enabling and early phases 1-4 works over 3 years lead project management
  • AUT Sir Paul Reeves , Performance and Digital Media centre, project set up, enabling works, procurement peer reviews, contract preparation and recommendations
  • Land use feasibility, development manager and project management including planning, programming for North Auckland coastal housing development.
  • Foodstuffs developments in the North Island X 6
  • 36 unit Paihia Apartments
  • Ascot Office Park (land purchase to Resource consent)
  • Edgewater Apartments, Paihia - Project Manager
  • Paihia Town Centre (Concept Stage) - Advisory
  • McDonalds New Zealand Head Office, AK - Project Manager
  • East on Quay Office Development Auckland - Project Manager
  • McDonald’s Re image - Audit role
  • Sheraton Hotel - Design Engineer
  • Hyatt Kingsgate Auckland - Design Engineer
  • Lynmall redevelopment - Design Management
  • Riccarton Mall Securing - Design Management
  • Foodtown Portfolio Auckland - Securing & Design Management
  • Fletchers / Challenge Properties Retail Portfolio In house consultant 2 years (secondment)
    • Westfield Centres:
      • West City - Securing & Design Management
      • Shore City - Securing & Design Management
      • Glenfield - Securing & Design Management
      • Chartwell Square - Securing & Design Management
  • Southpac Tower Auckland - Design Management
  • Fletcher South Pacific:
    • Sheraton - Concept Design
    • Grand Hyatt - Concept Design
  • Glenfield Shopping Centre KIPT - Securing & Project setup
  • Spencer on Byron Takapuna - Design to resource consent