Rhodes & Associates Limited, Quantity Surveyors, Cost Consultants

    Rhodes & Associates Limited, established in 2013, are a Cost Consultancy firm with offices in Christchurch & Queenstown, New Zealand. Our senior staff have a wealth of experience in the Quantity Surveying & Cost Consulting services & construction industry – locally and internationally. Our exceptional local market experience and sound relationships with organisations and individuals in the industry ensure an accurate and professional service. Our aim is to protect the financial interest of our Clients from the earliest point of involvement through to the conclusion of a project.

    Rhodes & Associates Limited are committed to building relationships between ourselves and our Clients, their Representatives, Consultants, and Contractors as we firmly believe that working together as a team is paramount to adding value to our client’s projects and obtaining the best possible outcome.

    why rhodes and associates?

    cost management

    Rhodes & Associates Limited provides a comprehensive Cost Consultant Service. Stages within cost management include Pre-Contract, Tender Phase and Post-Contract.

    We approach all stages of the project with the goal of maximising our client’s requirements by offering economical and practical solutions.

    ADVISORY SERVICES & STRATEGIC ADVICE

    Rhodes & Associates Limited take a holistic approach to costs and procurement strategies as we believe that this forms an important part of obtaining the best outcome for our Clients.

    PROJECT FUNDING SERVICES

    Rhodes & Associates Limited are able to provide comprehensive bank reports on behalf of the bank with special emphasis on highlighting risk factors and areas of concern for both the clients and the banks. In addition to this we provide cost to complete certificates on a monthly basis collating all expenses incurred in that month and reporting on relevant risk factors.

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    Lindsey Rhodes

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor – Director
    24 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications 

    BSc – Natal University, Durban, South Africa
    Affiliate Membership – New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    After completing her degree Lindsey worked in South Africa for a Major construction company specializing in high rise construction and low cost housing. She then moved to Zimbabwe were she became a Senior Partner for seven years with Corry & Rhodes Quantity Surveyors. Here she gained considerable experience in projects ranging from International hotels and retirement villages to office developments and World Bank hospitals in Mozambique. Lindsey moved to New Zealand in 2001 and joined WT Partnership, Auckland as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in 2004. In 2006 she was made a Director of WTP and set up the Queenstown office of WTP South Island and subsequently the Christchurch office in 2011. Lindsey was responsible for a total of 12 staff, 10 Quantity Surveyors and 2 administration staff. In January 2013 Lindsey established Rhodes & Associates Limited.

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    Gavin Stanley

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor – Christchurch
    24 Year’s Experience

    Qualifications

    BSc Quantity Surveying – Wolverhampton University, United Kingdom
    Affiliate Membership – New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    Gavin has been employed as a Quantity Surveyor for the past 24 years, during that time he has been employed both within Private Quantity Surveying Practices and Main Contractors where he has gained a wealth of construction experience.

    He is a well organised, flexible, reliable and commercially aware Quantity Surveyor and has experience with clients in large and small business organisations both in the public and private sectors.

    The majority of Gavin’s working life has been spent within the United Kingdom, moving to Christchurch New Zealand mid-2011.

    Although Gavin has been involved with a wide range of projects covering all manner of industries he particularly enjoys the challenges associated with restoration works and feels extremely privileged to have been involved with The Arts Centre for the last 20 months.

    Gavin is accustomed to working to tight budgets/schedules in a pressurised environment and possess a good sense of humour, enthusiasm and the ability to communicate comfortably at all levels.

     

     

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    Henry Scaife

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor
    8 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Construction (QS) – Massey University
    Membership – New Zealand institute of Quantity Surveyors
    Diploma in Quantity Surveying – Otago Polytechnic

    Profile

    Henry began his career with a commercial construction company in Dunedin where he gained a solid grounding of QS skills on a variety of public and private sector projects. From there he moved to Auckland where he worked for a large professional Quantity Surveying Practice working on the Auckland Art Gallery redevelopment. He then internally re-located to the Queenstown office where he gained valuable experience in high end housing, iconic commercial and tourism projects and the Christchurch re-build.

    Henry joined Rhodes & Associates Limited in Feb 2013, thus showing his commitment to Queenstown and the South Island, continuing the strong working relationships with local clients, consultants and contractors.

     

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    Linda Jarvis

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor
    20 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications

    Diploma in Quantity Surveying – Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
    Affiliate Membership – New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    Linda has over 20 years’ experience Quantity Surveying both in New Zealand and overseas. Predominantly working as a Professional QS Linda has also gained valuable experience working for both builders and large commercial construction companies on a variety of projects. Through her experience Linda has developed a sound knowledge in all aspects of the profession including estimation, scheduling, procurement, post contract administration, bank drawdown preparation and reporting.

    Linda joined Rhodes & Associates Limited in Feb 2013. Working in the Queenstown office she utilises her skills to continue providing successful project outcomes in both Queenstown and Christchurch.

     

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    Dianne Whitmore

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor 
    10 Years Experience

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Construction (Ecs)

    Diploma in Quantity Surveying

    Member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    Dianne’s career has seen her working for two major construction companies in Auckland where she was involved in many commercial developments, including multi-million dollar building construction.

    Dianne’s responsibilities comprised overseeing the commercial management of construction projects including subcontract letting, procurement of materials, forecasting project cash-flow and profit, measuring and pricing variations, and document management.

    Dianne relocated to Christchurch in October 2014 to join Rhodes & Associates thus providing another progression in her career by working as a Professional QS, and in an exciting and challenging environment as Christchurch recovers and rebuilds.

     

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    Lindsey Rhodes

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor – Director
    24 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications 

    BSc – Natal University, Durban, South Africa
    Affiliate Membership – New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    After completing her degree Lindsey worked in South Africa for a Major construction company specializing in high rise construction and low cost housing. She then moved to Zimbabwe were she became a Senior Partner for seven years with Corry & Rhodes Quantity Surveyors. Here she gained considerable experience in projects ranging from International hotels and retirement villages to office developments and World Bank hospitals in Mozambique. Lindsey moved to New Zealand in 2001 and joined WT Partnership, Auckland as a Senior Quantity Surveyor in 2004. In 2006 she was made a Director of WTP and set up the Queenstown office of WTP South Island and subsequently the Christchurch office in 2011. Lindsey was responsible for a total of 12 staff, 10 Quantity Surveyors and 2 administration staff. In January 2013 Lindsey established Rhodes & Associates Limited.

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    Damien Yourell

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor
    9 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications

    Bachelor of Construction (QS) – Dublin Institute of Technology
    Affiliate member of the  New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors
    Higher Diploma in Construction Management – Dublin Institute of Technology

    Profile

    Damien began his career with a professional quantity surveying practice in Dublin where he gained a solid grounding of QS skills on a variety of private, health care, and mixed use development projects.  From there he moved to a Main Contractor Civil Engineering Company on the Luas B1:100 enabling works and road realignment contract. Damien then immigrated to Melbourne, Australia where he worked for a professional quantity surveying practice and was seconded to Christchurch, New Zealand to work on the CDHB Remediation Works Contract as a Clerk of Works and Quantity Surveyor. He then internally relocated to the Christchurch office where he gained valuable experience in historic projects for The Arts Centre Christchurch rebuild.

    Damien joined Rhodes & Associates Limited in May 2014, thus showing his commitment to Christchurch and the South Island, continuing the strong working relationships with local clients, consultants and contractors.

     

     

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    Andrew Deas

    Position

    Cost Consultant
    15 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications

    NZ Certificate in Engineering (Civil)
    Affiliate member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    Andrew started work in the construction industry 15 years ago.  With most of his experience in the London market he has a strong background in both commercial and residential projects. Notable projects include Peninsula Apartments Paddington Quay, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, and Lygon Place refurbishment. On return to New Zealand, he took an opportunity to join the Fletcher EQR Project in Christchurch.

    Having joined Rhodes & Associates Limited in May 2014, and now well-settled in Christchurch, Andrew is looking forward to making a strong commitment to all aspects of the company, its stakeholders, and both current and future projects.s.

     

     

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    Phil Griffiths

    Position

    Senior Quantity Surveyor
    20 Years’ Experience

    Qualifications 

    National Diploma in Quantity Surveying
    Member of the New Zealand Institute of Quantity Surveyors

    Profile

    Phil has extensive experience in the Canterbury region in Commercial Management, Estimating and Quantity Surveying, being proficient in all procurement methods from early contractor involvement, P&G Margin, GMP, Alliance and Traditional Lump Sum Fixed Price.

    Understanding the importance of Client relationships, Phil ensures that all parties are kept well-informed. He understands the importance of working hard to find solutions, and in a timely manner.

    Phil joined Rhodes & Associates Limited in August 2015, and being a Canterbury born and bred brings with him a wealth of knowledge in the local construction industry.

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