Our Board

Guiding operations with knowledge and responsibility

The Taylors Contracting board is made up of four Taylors family members and four independent directors.

Our independent board members are highly experienced in the contracting sector, health and safety, financial management, and local government and bring the depth of knowledge needed to responsibly guide the operational arm of the business.

Ian Kearney

Ian Kearney ONZOM

Ian was first appointed to the board in September 2008 and became chairperson in 2011. He has been a Director...
Joe Edwards

Joe Edwards

Joe joined the board in 2023 after a long career in civil engineering, with a particular focus on the underground...
Craig Dennis

Craig Dennis

Craig Dennis has been a Director on the Taylors Contracting board since August 2017. Previously, Craig was President of the...
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Lindsay McKenzie

Lindsay was appointed to the board in April 2019 at the end of a long career in senior leadership roles...
Charlie Taylor

Charlie Taylor

The eldest son of the founders of Taylors Contracting, Charlie Taylor has worked in the family business since 1987 and...
Matt Taylor

Matt Taylor

The youngest son of the founders of Taylors Contracting, Matt led the business alongside his brother Charlie following the passing...
Arthur Taylor

Arthur Taylor

The middle son of the founders of Taylors Contracting, Arthur has a degree in surveying from Otago University. Arthur worked...
Marlene Taylor

Marlene Taylor

Co-founder of Taylors Contracting, Marlene worked alongside her husband the late Bob Taylor for many years, growing and developing the...

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