Beca has appointed Letitia Drury to the Beca Group Limited (BGL) Board effective 1 October 2023.
The Beca Group Ltd (BGL) Board is united in welcoming Letitia Drury as its newest Executive Director, effective 1 October 2023. Speaking on behalf of the Board, David Carter, Beca's Executive Chair says, "Letitia brings a broad range of project, technical and management experience to the role. Her authenticity, youthful perspective and interpersonal skills collectively enable Letitia to make yet another step in the substantial contributions she has already in helping to drive Beca's ongoing success."
A Natural Resources Engineer with 20 years’ experience, Letitia is both a Senior Principal and our Regional Manager – Southern, Aotearoa New Zealand. Hailing from the Hawke’s Bay, she has lived offshore, plus in various cities across New Zealand, settling in Ōtautahi Christchurch some 14 years ago.
Letitia says, "I’m super excited to join the Board and to have the privilege of playing an integral part in the growth and success of Beca into our second century. Beca is such a unique organisation, rich in culture and talent and I can’t wait to see the continued positive impact we’ll have on making everyday better for our clients and the communities we’re part of."
Letitia joined Beca in Auckland in 2002 and contributed to a number of major transportation and infrastructure projects, including the Freeflow Alliance - Central Motorway Junction upgrades, early phases of the Waterview Connection and Wynyard Quarter Masterplanning. In 2009, she became the leader of Beca’s Christchurch Transport & Infrastructure Team, which included supporting Ōtautahi and the Beca whānau in the recovery from the Canterbury earthquakes. As Regional Manager – Southern from 2018, Letitia has played a pivotal role in continuing the growth of our strong and vibrant South Island business.
Letitia has led key major infrastructure projects for Beca, as Project Director, including the Christchurch Major Cycleways Programme, the Lyttelton Port Cruise Facilities and the Kā Huanui a Tāhuna Alliance.
Her calm and courageous approach, and a proven relationship builder, Letitia brings many complementary strengths to the Board.