Our People

Board of Directors

D&H Steel Construction is a privately owned company that strives for “best practice” in all areas of operation including governance. The Board of Directors provide oversight and guidance to steer the business towards its objectives and ensuring the day to day management is consistently aligned with the overall vision.

(L-R) Mike Sullivan – Executive Director.

Stephen Reindler – Non Executive Director and Board Chairman. Stephen has a mechanical engineering background and lead engineering, environmental and occupational health and safety programmes in some of New Zealand’s largest companies. He has wide experience in the management and governance of businesses in the supply chain, steel and construction industry.

Rowan Chapman – Non Executive Director. Rowan is a senior Chartered Accountant with extensive commercial experience in private and public companies, trusts and partnerships and commercial dispute resolution.

Wayne Carson – Managing Director.

Dean Pouwhare – Operations Manager.

 

 

 

Senior Managers
Wayne Carson

Wayne Carson

Managing Director

Wayne has a mechanical and structural engineering background and wide experience in the steel and construction industries and project management. In his previous role as General Manager of D&H Steel Construction from 2008 to 2020 he oversaw the transformation of the business into one New Zealand’s leading steel construction companies and now heads the company as Managing Director.

Dean Pouwhare

Dean Pouwhare

Operations Manager-Director

Dean has a background in rigging and crane operation and has been with D&H Steel Construction for 25 years in various site supervisory and leadership roles. In 2014 Dean was appointed Operations Manager with responsibility for the workshop, sites, safety and quality assurance.

Richard Hine

Richard Hine

General Manager

Richard is a Civil Engineer with previous significant project engineering and management roles of delivering successful outcomes on multi-million dollar projects in Hong Kong and Dubai and he has brought this experience back to New Zealand. After a period of 5 years as Contracts Manager with D&H Steel Construction he was appointed General Manager of the company.

Cameron Rogers

Cameron Rogers

Workshop Manager

Cameron began his career in the steel industry in 2009 with a holiday job while studying engineering at University and liked it so much that he stayed. Since then he has gained experience in all aspects of the workshop operation, including gaining a welding supervisors certificate. In 2016 Cameron was appointed workshop manager.

Mike Thompson

Mike Thompson

Detailing Manager

Mike has been with D&H Steel Construction for 25 years and manages our team of steel detailers. He was integrally involved in the development of the management systems and also manages the IT requirements of the company.

Colin Ross

Colin Ross

Project Manager

Colin is approaching 10 years service with D&H Steel Construction. He is a qualified mechanical, structural and civil engineer from Yorkshire, England and has specialised in all aspects of major steelwork and “feature” metalwork projects with over 45 years of experience from design and detailing, estimating and contract and project management.

Moro Smith

Moro Smith

Project Manager

Moro Smith is a fitter welder by trade and has a Civil Engineering degree. After 30 years steel industry experience in the public and private sector on industrial and commercial projects in both New Zealand and abroad, Moro joins D&H Steel as a Project Manager.

John Frederickson

John Frederickson

CWB Manager-Structural Engineer

John is a chartered professional engineer (CPEng) with 30 years experience in steel design and welded beam manufacture. John has been with D&H Steel Construction since 2009 and manages the technical side of the CWB business and provides value engineering input on our projects.

Nick Yakas

Nick Yakas

Site Manager

Nick has an extensive background of rigging and crane erection in New Zealand and overseas with over 30 years experience in heavy lift preparation, component scheduling and coordination, traffic management and special transport on high rise buildings, stadiums, airports, warehouses, malls power stations and bridge construction.

Kevin Deane

Kevin Deane

Site Manager

Kevin has been with D&H Steel Construction for 15 years as a site manager. His entire career has been in the construction industry and Kevin brings this wealth of experience to our steel installation projects including Westfield Albany and Auckland Airport International Terminal Expansion.

COMMERCIAL TEAM
DETAILING TEAM
PROCUREMENT, ADMINISTRATION & FINANCIAL TEAM
QUALITY ASSURANCE TEAM
WORKSHOP PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION TEAM
WORKSHOP TEAM
SITE SUPERVISORS TEAM
RECOGNITION OF SERVICE TO D&H STEEL