The Building Research Advisory Council plays a vital role in ensuring BRANZ's accountability and responsiveness to the New Zealand building and construction industry.
The Council is made up of representatives from the building, engineering, architecture, contracting, and property management industries; central and local government; and the wider business sector. Industry bodies nominate most members of the Council.
The Council meets twice a year. It elects the majority of the BRANZ Board, advises on issues affecting the industry, and influences development of the Industry Research Strategy.
BRANZ Structure and Governance
BRAC members also elect the BRANZ Board, which is responsible for the overall governance of the BRANZ Group of entities (namely BRANZ Inc, BRANZ Ltd and BRANZ Pty Ltd [a small Australian subsidiary of BRANZ Ltd for work done in that country]).
The present members of BRAC and their nominating bodies are:
|John Melhuish - Chair||New Zealand Institute of Architects|
|John Beveridge||Building Industry Federation|
|Anna Butler||Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment|
|Mike Craig||Certified Builders Association of New Zealand|
|Michael Davis ||New Zealand Institute of Architects |
|Simon Barber||Registered Master Builders Association|
|Marshall Hudson||Business New Zealand|
|John Macdonald||Registered Master Builders Association|
|Grant Price||New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors Federation Incorporated|
|Bill Whitley||Consumer NZ|
|Richard Sharpe||Engineering New Zealand|
|Don Tilbrook||Civil Contractors New Zealand|
|Jacqui Bensemann||New Zealand Specialist Trade Contractors Federation|
|Ian McCormick||Local Government New Zealand|
|Alastair Miles||Business New Zealand|
|John Williams||Property Council New Zealand|