09.06.2017

Beca appoints new Managing Director, New Zealand

New Zealand’s largest professional services consultancy, Beca, is delighted to announce the appointment of Darryl-Lee Wendelborn as Managing Director, New Zealand.

Darryl-Lee has been a key member of Beca’s senior leadership team since 2011 as Operations Manager for our substantial Environments business. Her track record in delivering transformational outcomes was demonstrated in her sponsorship of the launch of Beca’s successful Design Practice in 2015.  She is known for her collaborative working style and as a great coach and mentor for the firm’s emerging leadership talent.

Greg Lowe, Beca Group CEO, said, “Darryl-Lee was selected from a strong field of candidates from within Beca. She is a wonderful colleague and a great leader. She will bring fresh thinking, new ideas and energy to the leadership of our business. Darryl-Lee will play a critical role in the next exciting chapter in our journey which has cemented Beca as one of the region’s leading professional services firms.”

Darryl-Lee said,“I am honoured to lead Beca’s New Zealand business. We have a great culture, and this is a time of fast-paced change. Our rapidly growing urban centres, growth in tourism, development pressures on our built and natural environments, combined with a strong economy, present both opportunity and challenge for businesses and government. I have always loved a challenge and I look forward to continuing to focus our business on solving complex problems and making a real difference for the businesses and communities we serve.”.

Darryl-Lee succeeds Don Lyon who has moved into a new role as Chief Strategy & Operations Officer for the Beca Group.

Darryl-Lee, who was born and educated in New Zealand, is a civil engineer by training. She lives in Auckland with her husband, daughter and son.

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