Kean has had experience in many different roIes from Project Quantity Surveyor to CommerciaI Manager, CIaims ConsuItant, Contracts and Procurement SpeciaIist and has gained experience in different industry sectors. Kean can produce pre-contract estimates, through to contract closure, and cIaims consuItancy work incIuding expert witness skiIIs, and has experience working as a PQS and for Main Contractors.

Kean provides cost planning, cost management, budget management and reporting, estimating, procurement, commercial management, risk management, contract drafting and administration services to a project. He has also worked as the Developers and Funders QS on prominent urbanisation and land development projects.

Key Projects

Commercial / Mixed Use

  • Regents Place (2×10 storey office buildings(Total Project value circa $400m))
  • Persatel Q Data (7000m2 office & 1200m2 data centre)
  • 5 Sinemba Crescent (1500 m2)
  • Fairbreeze Office Park (800 m2)
  • Kathmandu Head Office Fit-out
  • ECAN – Depot/Office
  • 1 Bucombe Ave (67 units – grd floor office)
  • 699 Colombo street (40 bed hotel – grd retail & roof Bar)

Residential Developments

  • Regents Place London (two 9 storey blocks and 20 storey tower block) 151 units in total (50% social and key worker housing) 100 seat Theatre.
  • Marian Ridge Residential Development (150 units)
  • Sea View Residential Development (48 units)
  • Canterbury University – 90 unit student Acc


  • London Underground – Tubelines (Victoria, Bakerloo and Central) (estimates for underground rail repair projects)
  • New station in Manukau as part of the SH20 – SH1 Manukau Extension including the new Manukau station (KiwiRail)
  • Bridge 38 / Bridge 69 (KiwiRail)
  • Bridge 201,203,204,207,208,209,273 (AECOM/DOWNER)
  • Addington Platform Extension (KiwiRail)
  • Canary Wharf (Cantilever Bridge)(UK)
  • PS8, PC8, AIAL (NZ)(Watermain and Fire Main & Pump set replacement
  • Bremner Road – water and waste water to service a 3000 unit development
  • Auckland CC – St Mary’s Bay waterfront redevelopment
  • Thames Water (UK) – Middlesex London Ring Main (750ML per day) – Online replacement of the disinfection plant.
  • SW (UK) – Otterbourne Cryptosporidium Removal Scheme 56ML per day water supply to Southampton.
  • Combined Sewer/Stormwater outfall (CSO) screening schemes for Southern Water.
  • Waiari Water Scheme (Tauranga City Council)
  • Te Maunga Wastewater Scheme (Tauranga City Council)
  • Harbour Crossing Tunnel (Tauranga City Council)
  • NCTIR (Downer/KiwiRail)


North Canterbury Schools (4no.)– Rangiora Borough, Ashgrove, Southbrook & Oxford


  • Trinity Church, (Stone – Christchurch)
  • The Shands Building (Timber – Christchurch)
  • Purau Homestead (Stone – Christchurch)

Land Development / Streetscapes

  • Northgate Industrial Park, Whangarei
  • Park Avenue, North Shore
  • HLC, North Shore
  • Manukau Road, Fort Street, Jean Batten Place, Lorne Street, Rutland Street, Elliott Street, Darby Street, Commerce Street, Fort Lane, Khartoum Place
  • Elizabeth Street, 1st Ave, Devonport Road (TCC)

Utilities and Marine

  • APM 3 & 4 (UK), WTW, WWTW (Thames Water & Southern Water)
  • Brighton & Hove WWTW bid team
  • CentrPort – EQ Claim settlement
  • Onehunga Foreshore Restoration
  • Hobsonville Point Launch Road
  • Westhaven Harbour Park Master Plan

Insurance and Claims

  • Christchurch Earthquake Rebuild Programme (MWH Recovery for Vero/AAI) $4B Programme, Roles: Contracts & Procurement Lead and Quantity Surveying Lead
  • Schweppes Cadburys – Pontefract (£70M rebuild of the Confectionary Factory which was destroyed by fire)
  • CentrePort – Wharves and SeaWalls