This event is an opportunity for chief executives to network and discuss issues of significance in the sector, and to their roles. This event can be attended in person, or via Zoom.

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About this event


1pm – 2.30pm – CE-only time

2.30pm – 2.45pm – Introduction from Carl Blanchard, Partner, PwC

2.45pm – 4pm - The Construction industry – developing a partnership, chaired by Kevin Lavery

The Construction Sector Accord is a genuine partnership between industry and government working to fix many of the issues and challenges facing the construction sector to create a high performing sector. This round-table discussion will provide chief executives with an overview of the Accord, and what it means for the local government sector. We will be joined by representatives of the Accord, central government and the private sector.

4pm – 5pm – Update and discussion on the Three Waters Reform Programme

Led by Kevin Lavery and Karen Thomas

Please note: Alert Level 2.5 means that there are restrictions on Auckland-based people moving around the country and attending events of more than 10 people. That being the case, we invite those based in Auckland to join us online.


Dean Kimpton
Transformation Director, Construction Sector Accord Read Profile
Duncan Kenderdine
Executive General Manager - Strategy and Development, Downer NZ Read Profile
Chris Bunny
Deputy Chief Executive, Building, Resources and Markets, MBIE Read Profile
Carl Blanchard
Partner, PwC Read Profile