The Team

EXPERIENCED AND LICENSED BUILDING INSPECTORS

North Island

Kenneth Fok – Senior Building Inspector Auckland

Ken is a Licensed Building Practitioner with over 47 years of experience in Engineering, Construction and Building. Ken holds a Bachelor of Construction and is a qualified Civil Engineer. Ken has seen it all from commercial buildings, residential and large scale property developments across Auckland and overseas.

Ray Kitney – Senior Building Inspector Auckland

Ray joined the Inspect house NZ Team bringing his comprehensive experience of over 45 years in the construction industry including 15 plus years experience as a senior building inspector for Auckland district council. Ray has an extensive knowledge of the construction Industry and holds several qualifications including advanced trade certificate in carpentry.

Greg Klavs – Senior Building Inspector Gisborne

Greg is a Licensed Building Practitioner with over 40 years of experience in Building and Construction especially around the Gisborne area having owned, managed and developed commercial and residential properties in the district. Greg is a man of integrity and provides an honest, thorough and consultative approach to building inspection reports.

Simon Cooper – Senior Building Inspector Hamilton

Simon is a Licensed Building Practitioner with over 35 years of experience in building and construction across multiple countries such as the UK, USA and the Waikato region of the North Island and the Queenstown region of the South Island of New Zealand. Simon has worked on residential and commercial builds ranging from all different shapes and sizes with architectural builds, office interiors and fit outs, residential development and renovations to high end spec builds. Simon’s experience speaks for itself.

Bill Morrison – Senior Building Inspector Hawkes Bay

Bill is a Licensed Building Practitioner with over 40 years of experience in Building and Construction. Bill has been self employed for most of his building career and has a tremendous level of experience in residential and commercial building and construction across the Hawkes Bay region. Bill is a Bay local and takes pride in providing first class levels of customer service.

Kevin Brown – Senior Building Inspector Rotorua

Kevin is a Licensed Building Practitioner who has over 30 years of experience in building and construction across both residential and commercial. Kevin has owned his own building company and has been a site manager and a contractor completing spec homes, contract buildings, healthier homes re-clads, commercial work and interacting with customers to ensure that customers are satisfied with completed works.

Robert Clark  – Senior Building Inspector Taupo

Rob is a Licensed Building Practitioner and a seasoned professional in both residential and commercial building and construction, having worked on high end architectural designed properties and large scale commercial developments in Auckland and Christchurch. Rob also worked at the Auckland City Council as a Building Inspector for 2 years and is an expert when it comes to weathertightness and leaky homes, having project managed refurbishments and renovations for affected properties.

Colin Russ – Senior Building Inspector Tauranga

Colin is a Licensed Building Practitioner and has a wealth of experience having started his apprenticeship back in 1968 and with over 51 years of knowledge in the Building and Construction Industry. Colin has worked on new homes, contract bespoke builds, commercial development, residential extensions and renovations – no job has been too big or too small for Colin as he has seen it all.

Rodney Shackleton – Senior Building Inspector Tauranga

Rodney is a Licensed Building Practitioner with over 15 years of experience building and project managing new residential, renovations and commercial constructions. Rod also spent time as a Building Inspector with the Auckland City Council and has valuable insight into the building control, building inspection and consent process. Rod’s experience extends not only to NZ but across the UK as he managed various construction and earthworks projects.

Tim Clark – Senior Building Inspector Wellington

Tim is a Licensed Building Practitioner with over 35 years of experience in Building and Construction, having completed his apprenticeship in 1987. Throughout Tim’s career he has worked on some major commercial projects including the Supreme Court of Wellington, the National Library, various schools across Wellington and Christchurch, and site supervision of commercial building and construction crews in excess of 60 staff and subcontractors. Tim has managed complex commercial projects ranging from $1M upwards of $100M in total build costs.

South Island

Lester Wilson  – Senior Building Inspector Christchurch

Lester is a Licensed Building Practitioner who started his building apprenticeship back in 1972, taking his total experience levels to 48 years in Building and Construction. Lester has seen it all across complex residential and commercial buildings and has worked for other companies as a site foreman and also owning his own building and construction company for many years.

Lauren Fox – Administration Manager

Lauren provides administration and customer service support for the inspectors and for our clients to ensure everything is smooth and efficient. Lauren was also the owner of a 24-7 gym and Finance Company providing home and investment loans to consumers. Lauren is a working mother of 4 with a Bachelor of Teaching from the University of Western Sydney.

Luke Fox – Managing Director

Luke has a commercial background in Business, Finance, Banking and Property having worked for some large blue chip companies in Australia . He has also owned businesses in Health, Finance and Accounting. Having moved back to New Zealand 2 years ago, Luke’s aim is to provide a great customer experience and manage the day to day operations and performance of the business.