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Meet the Team

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BMC
BMC have built an effective team. Each individual has a clearly defined role, which ensures maximum value across every project.
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Brendan Murray
Managing Director

BMC have a great team to deliver your project with both on and off-site support to ensure full coverage.  We have built our business around delivering high volumes of dwellings to a quality standard and refined our systems to achieve this.  BMC is now a team of 37 strong. We have a large nationwide supply base of reliable subcontractors/suppliers and Contract Builders to support our own build crews.

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We believe in the value of partnerships and aligning with our clients early in their projects to ensure the greatest value can be achieved for the client. We are confident in the great team we have built around us who will ensure we are able to deliver. Our scale and track record means we can deliver certainty to our clients, guaranteeing capacity.

250+
Dwellings Completed
4
Regions
8
Teams
37
Employees
Meet the team
Who We Are

Our Amazing Team

Leadership

Licensed Building Practitioner and proud owner of BMC. As Managing Director, Brendan leads his team and manages strict compliance to health and safety regulations, continuously driving improvements within the company's processes. Brendan oversees project delivery, company finances and ensures overall client satisfaction. He is a motivated business owner with a desire to deliver all projects on time, built to a high quality that will exceed client expectations, all while keeping to budget.

Brendan Murray

Managing Director

Braeden has been at the forefront of the construction industry for over a decade bringing vast experience in designing and executing construction strategies for various projects. As BMC operations Director, Braeden brings great value to the company with his many years of experience in designing and executing construction strategies for various projects. His knowledge and background in all facets of the industry means Braeden is extremely competent in addressing professional interpretation differences and providing resolution.

Braeden Petrie

Operations Director

Matt is a qualified quantity surveyor. With 5 years’ experience from various projects, from schools, libraries, office fitouts, hotels, apartments, and correction facilities just to name a few. Matt enjoys seeing a project from procurement to hand over, he enjoys working with a small team to problem solve and ensure the whole project runs smoothly. Matt has experience in contracts management, procurement and financial reporting and brings a great skillset to the office team at BMC. When Matt isn’t working, he enjoys cross country skiing.

Matt Kotier

Southern Regional Manager

Carl has come from a diverse background in Land Surveying, Project Management and more recently the building material sales industry. Carl brings a unique and valuable skillset to the team here at BMC. Carls’ local industry knowledge and passion for construction will allow us to extend our market leading services to the North Island market.

Carl Adamson

Northern General Manager

Ben brings great Commercial Construction experience. A qualified Mechanical Engineer, Ben also completed a Project Management cadet ship and has spent the last 7 years working as a Building Services Coordinator. He has experience in a variety of Projects from Architectural office buildings, Apartments, Hotels, Schools, Corrections facilities, and Warehouses. Ben manages and updates our processes regularly to ensure everything is running smoothy internally. Ben continues to motivate and support our management team and always finds new ways to keep the team up-skilling. Outside of work Ben enjoys sports, fishing and motorbiking.

Ben Watson

General Manager

Andrew is an experienced accounting professional with 15+ years of expertise within the construction industry and financial management who possesses a diverse skillset that focusses on sound construction financial management. His main focus is on optimising efficiency and cash flow from project inception to completion. Skilled in budgeting, cost control, and risk management, Andrew is committed to ensure the business is soundly financially managed. With his extensive skill set, Andrew utilizes technology-driven accounting solutions and considers both financial and non-financial metrics and concepts. Andrew's wealth of knowledge is a great asset to the team at BMC.

Andrew Pryce

Chief Financial Officer

After completing a certificate in carpentry alongside Brendan, Shaye and Brendan have continued their working relationship and friendship over the past 10 years. Shaye leads the on-site team in Auckland who are currently working on commercial projects, Renovations and high density housing. In shayes spare time he enjoys Tennis, Jet skiing and Fishing.

Shaye Welch

Northern Construction Manager

Ethan has been in the construction industry for over 10 years now, with majority of his experience being in the architectural sector of the industry. Ethan started with BMC as a Site Manger and learnt everything there is to know about running and managing a site. He now supports all BMC Site Mangers and over looks all projects. Ethan ensures all jobs are running to schedule and all Site Managers and field crew are supported. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, snowboarding, and skateboarding.

Ethan Dette

Southern Construction Manager

Jamie-Lee is classed as the backbone of the company, constantly working with the staff members of Brendan Murray Construction to ensure staffing systems are improved through payroll and supplier charging, by continuing to work on streamlining communications with suppliers and staff members means that Brendan, Braeden, Shaye & Mark can focus on the project performances on each project.

Jamie-Lee Tu’ua

Executive Assistant

With 10 plus years’ experience Mark excels at running the everyday operations of the business, Marks credentials are NZDip Quantity Surveying and project management. Prior to Mark starting with BMC he has had extensive experience with contract management, contract pricing and contract programming in the construction industry.

Mark Shaw

Contracts Manager

With over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, Daryl’s knowledge is evident in how he manages a construction site. Daryl’s role within the company is to make sure all health and safety practices are upheld on site and well documented. Daryl reports daily to Braeden to ensure all foreman and sub-contractors are carrying out work to the highest standard.

Daryl Dawson

Health & Safety & Maintenance Manager

Quantity Surveyors

Dan has been working as a qualified quantity surveyor for the past 15 years. With experience in the residential and construction industries, Dan has been involved in a vast range of complex projects that require both attention to detail and efficient communication with different clients. Outside of work, he enjoys working out and fishing with his son.

Dan Williams

Quantity Surveyor

Michael is a Quantity Surveyor with 4 years’ experience within the PQS environment. His Trade background and knowledge within Architectural and Building Services (MEP) gives him a well- rounded understanding of the project life cycle. Michael’s various project experience includes office fitouts, schools, libraries, hospitals, aquatic centres, and substations. Michael intends to further build on his project portfolio with the BMC team. When Michael isn’t in the office he enjoys sports, fishing and cooking.

Michael Leggett

Quantity Surveyor

Tim has recently joined BMC as Quantity Surveyor. He brings with him over 10 years of experience in the construction industry. Tim is passionate about being a part of a team and manages all aspects of a project from design to final handover. Tim will manage and support with tenders, procurement and project coordination and is a great addition to the BMC team. Tim also enjoys being outdoors and can often be found mountain biking, snow-boarding and fishing when he isn’t in the office.

Tim Taylor

Quantity Surveyor

Project Managers

Ziggy has 10+ year’s experience in the construction industry. Before moving to BMC Ziggy worked for a small company doing architectural builds, doing this he learnt great eye for detail and quality workmanship. These skills have followed through to his position of Project Manager at BMC. He is continually looking for new ways for tasks to be completed at a fast and high standard. Ziggy enjoys motivating his team on site and managing sub-contractors to ensure his projects are on schedule. Outside of work Ziggy enjoys time on the rugby field and spending time with his wife and two boys.

Ziggy Tu'ua

Project Manager

Tom and Brendan have been working alongside each other for the last 8 years, during this time they have grown a respectful and enjoyable working relationship. Brendan has complete trust in Tom and when it comes to dealing with clients, Sub – Contractors and consultants tom has a great approach earning him respect throughout the industry.

Thomas Nyenhuis

Project Manager

Matt started building after the 2011 Christchurch Earthquakes and has continued to do so for the last 11 years. His experience is vast and his past focus has been on high-scale renovations, high-end residential projects and multi-story units. Matt has an eye for detail, immense knowledge of the industry and excellent leadership skills making him well-equipped as BMC’s new Project Manager. Matt will see jobs through from start to completion and is passionate about managing and adapting to ensure the job gets done to a high standard. Outside of work Matt enjoys spending time with his 3 kids and partner, socializing and working out.

Matt Clydesdale

Project Manager

Site Managers

Jason moved from the UK in 2013 and started NZ carpentry. Before Jason became a carpenter, he served in Her Majesty’s Forces for 6 years. Jason shows great leadership, he is motivated and organised which shows on his site. His day-to-day activities include reporting, meetings, ordering materials, and managing the teams on site. When Jason isn’t working, he enjoys Downhill MTB, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Jason Maddock

Site Manager

Avneet started as an apprentice with Brendan in 2016, qualified early 2020 and has recently taken the position of Site Manager. Avneet has great time management and work ethic, he is reliable and has an eye for detail which makes him a great Site Manager. He enjoys working alongside subs to ensure all work is completed to a high standard. Av enjoys working out and socialising when he isn’t on site or in the office.

Avneet Singh

Site Manager

Henry finished school in 2014 and got straight into a building apprenticeship and became qualified in 2017. He then took his skills overseas where he worked as a landscaper in England for two years. Henry has taken on the new role of Site Manager and is enjoying the responsibility of his role. He brings great energy and leadership experience to the site. Henry enjoys playing sport and going to the gym in his spare time.

Henry Race

Site Manager

Hadlee joined Brendan Murray Construction in 2023 and is based in Whangarei, where he lives with his wife and four children. Growing up locally and becoming a qualified builder in 2016, he brings a wealth of experience to the team having completed large scale commercial and residential projects across the Northland region. Hadlee has an impeccable reputation in the local construction industry, which he has earnt through applying his strong organisational and management skillset to the projects that he has been involved with. When not on site, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and playing rugby/golf.

Hadlee Matson

Site Manager

Leading Hands

Moe is originally from England and started in the construction industry as soon as he finished school. Moe has a vast range of experience in civil, commercial and residential building. He brings a great range of skills to the team and enjoys teaching our younger staff all he knows. Moe enjoys the challenge of building and helping manage the process from start to finish. He is an outdoors man and enjoys hunting & fishing in his beautiful backyard – Nelson!

Moe Cook

Leading Hand

Jack Sharpe has taken on the new role of leading hand at our newest village Banbury Park, Halswell. Jack is a great builder who finishes each task to a high standard. Day to day he works along side the site manager by overseeing all builds on site and running daily meetings with the team to set tasks for the day. As a leading hand he enjoys assisting with the management side of the build while still being on the tools. On the weekend Jack enjoys watching and playing sport!

Jack Sharpe

Leading Hand

Dan has been a residential carpenter in Canterbury for the last eight years, two of these years working as a foreman. Dan’s experience in new builds ranging from simplistic to architectural, means that he is a great fit to take on the challenge of the leading hand role and is a welcome addition to the tight knit team culture at BMC. In his free time, Dan enjoys hitting some balls on the golf course and spending time with mates over a few beers and a BBQ.

Dan Mehrtens

Leading Hand

Lead Carpenters

Hayden started building in 2011 and has experience in both residential and commercial builds. Hayden enjoys being a part of a team, keeping fit on the job and seeing the progress from the beginning of the build to client handover. Hayden spends his free time hanging out with mates, and relaxing over a few beers.

Hayden Clydesdale

Lead Carpenter

Jack started working with Brendan 5 years ago as an apprentice, and has since qualified. Jack is passionate about building, has a good eye for detail, and good general knowledge of the industry. Jack is known for good banter which makes him easily approachable. He has recently been promoted to Lead Carpenter, in this new role Jack uses his excellent leadership skills day to day by leading the carpentry teams and passing on his knowledge to the apprentices. When Jack isn’t on the tools he enjoys all things outdoors, long walks on the beach and a beer or two with the lads!

Jack Western

Lead Carpenter
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