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Terry Buchan

Auckland Regional Manager, Hawkins (part of Downer Group New Zealand)

Terry has over 30 years of practical construction and project management experience, gained from a wide range of commercial building types and the delivery of major, large scale projects.

Terry is a key contributor to the Hawkins Auckland Māori and Pasifika Work Placement and Mentoring Programme. This builds on the learnings from the joint Ako Whakaruruhau Ngāi Tahu/Hawkins research initiative to support mentoring and leadership development within the He Toki ki te Mahi Apprenticeship Trust in Christchurch.

Terry is also a keen supporter of the Hawkins Graduate Programme, which gives employees new to Hawkins a holistic view of the construction workplace.

Terry began his career in the construction sector as an apprentice before moving into management. Throughout his career, Terry has witnessed many industry changes, providing him with valuable insight into how the construction sector’s employees of today and tomorrow can be future ready.