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ASURNZ provides Building Consultancy and Claims Resolution services tailored to meet the needs of the Australian and New Zealand insurance sectors. Our team of respected industry professionals are well-versed in providing support and expertise to a wide range of building related projects encompassing residential, commercial, and industrial properties. Please see below for more information about each of our team members.

Stephen Walker

Stephen provides various consultancy and expert witness services for the construction sector in Australia and New Zealand. With nearly 40 years’ experience in the construction industry, over time he has developed expert technical knowledge of building and construction practices with an emphasis on compliance and regulatory matters. He has held senior and national roles in major companies in the industry, including at Carters, CHH Woodproducts, Mainzeal Property & Construction and CSR Building Products. He has also provided authorship to several NZ and Australian Standards including: NZS 3604 Timber-framed buildings; NZS 3602; NZS 3640; AS 5146; and AS 2753.  Stephen is a Director of the NZ Building Industry Federation, has served on the Building Research Advisory Council for BRANZ, and is a past Chair of the NZ Frame and Truss Manufacturers Association.

Stephen is the Principal Consultant for ASURNZ and leads the team operations in Australia and New Zealand.

Colin Rundle

Colin Rundle is a carpenter by trade with over 20 years’ experience and has operated his own construction businesses for many years. He has held a variety of positions within the construction industry including Project Manager for Watts and Hughes Construction, Kalmar Construction and Summerset Retirement Villages.

He has provided private consultancy services in the areas of quantity surveying and scope assessment within the insurance sector, as well as providing construction programming and health and safety advice. With his extensive experience and knowledge in carpentry, compliance and insurance, Colin provides expert advice and recommendations to accommodate project needs.

Dave Byrne

Dave is a carpenter by trade with over 20 years of onsite experience in the residential and commercial sectors. In that time Dave was the director of a multi award winning bespoke building company specialising in custom built homes with complex designs. His experience in this field has provided him with attributes that include attention to detail, stake holder relationships, problem solving abilities with a sound understanding and exposure to various types of building fabrics. Dave’s commitment to the construction industry has seen him transition into Building Consultancy industry in 2020 bringing with him a Diploma of Building and Construction, Cert III In Construction Waterproofing and he holds a current Queensland Builders Licence.  Dave's Building Consultancy skills extend throughout; Forensic building inspection, Causation reports, Building and Regulatory Compliance.

Angela Quilty

Angela has worked within her family’s building and construction business for more than 30 years, dealing with all aspects of administration management. Their company completed residential new builds for clients, built and sold spec homes, completed residential renovations, provided a pre-purchase house inspection service, completed commercial interior fitouts as well as commercial building maintenance. They were a preferred builder engaged by the Earthquake Commission to repair homes damaged by the Christchurch earthquakes for a number of years.  Angela’s role as Administration Manager sees her utilising her deep understanding of the unique challenges and intricacies within the building industry to ensure a professional, efficient, and timely result for clients.

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