Donna is a certified Project Management Professional with 20 years’ experience managing projects through all phases, including roles in architectural practice, public sector (client side) and project management consultancy. Donna has a proven track record steering projects to successful completion, particularly within complex or challenging environments involving multiple and diverse stakeholders.
Donna excels in the development and implementation of collaborative, creative, practical and context-specific project solutions.
Through her early work with the Dunedin City Council Architecture and Urban Design Department, Donna developed an acute understanding of the effect of regulation and development guidelines on economic activity, and the quality, amenity and sustainability of the urban environment.
Donna is a registered Gateway reviewer, has completed the Better Business Case (BBC) Practitioner course at the NZ Treasury.
Lincoln University and AgResearch Joint Facility, Project Director (Design and Stakeholder Engagement Lead) - The Lincoln University AgResearch Joint Facility represents the first stage of the Lincoln Hub Master Plan, and will see AgResearch, Lincoln University and Dairy NZ provided with new laboratories, office, and education space to accommodate approximately 680 staff. Exacting technical requirements, fast track delivery, non-traditional procurement, staged consenting, multiple stakeholders and a high level of public scrutiny combined to make briefing and design development for the Lincoln Hub Project particularly challenging. The estimated construction cost is circa $160M.
In addition to providing project management consultancy services, Donna continues to deliver Tregaskis Brown's highly regarded Project Management Essentials course both in-house for client teams and as a training course for individuals wanting the skills and knowledge, tools and techniques to successfully manage projects.
Recent Clients include;
Donna consistently receives high praise for her delivery of this programme.
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108 The Terrace
PO Box 25 242