Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (2012-current): Peter is part of the team co-ordinating the Ministry’s activities in support of CERA in the rebuild and recovery of Canterbury after the earthquakes that affected the region. With a primary focus on procurement, Peter has launched the Canterbury Procurement Forum, has developed the ‘Rebuild Christchurch’ charter and is establishing a Centre of Construction Procurement Expertise.
Delivering industry reform
Productivity Partnership (2010-current): Peter is currently Programme Director of the Productivity Partnership, a joint Government-Industry initiative to improve construction delivery and sector performance. He was appointed to the role to shift the Partnership into implementation phase after 18 months of establishment and industry consultation. The Partnership is now actively working with the sector to deliver projects to improve sector performance.
Prior to this role, Peter was working with the Productivity Partnership to develop, establish and deliver projects on the Partnership’s behalf. These projects include a review of procurement strategies in Christchurch pre and post the earthquakes, benchmarking the delivery of the earthquake rebuild programme, case study research to effect knowledge transfer, value stream mapping and the development of the Auckland Procurement Forum.
Programme delivery and procurement strategy evaluation
Auckland Council Property (2011): commenced with benchmarking and evaluating performance across the Property team’s capital works and renewals programme. This included a full assessment and analysis across all projects including existing procurement models and recommendations for improvement strategies, developing a programme approach to procurement, approaching the market earlier and in utilising frameworks for consultants and contractors.
Procurement standards development
International Standards Organisation and British Standards Institute (2010): working with these standards organisations to develop new standards around life cycle costing, whole of life procurement and the construction procurement process. These standards are now publically available for purchase and are actively used by Government departments.