Our People

Mike Sullivan

Mike Sullivan

Managing Director

Mike founded Clearwater Construction in 1984 and established a group of complimentary companies from strong engineering roots in civil infrastructure works. In 1992 he commenced acquiring D&H Steel Construction where he continues to offer extensive technical expertise and a wealth of project experience.

Wayne Carson

Wayne Carson

General Manager-Director

Wayne has a mechanical and structural engineering background and wide experience in the steel and construction industries and project management. Since becoming General Manager of D&H Steel Construction in 2008 he has overseen the transformation of the business into one New Zealands leading steel construction companies.

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

Contracts 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 brings this experience to D&H Steel Construction as Contracts Manager.

Colin Ross

Colin Ross

Contracts 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.

Daryl Warren

Daryl Warren

Contracts Manager

Daryl has over 20 years experience in steel construction in design, estimating, detailing, contract administration, workshop management and site installation. He has managed fabrication businesses in both Australia and New Zealand delivering successful outcomes on numerous major commercial and government projects.

Mike Thompson

Mike Thompson

Detailing Manager

Mike has been with D&H Steel Construction for almost 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.

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.

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.

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.

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