Our team

Overview

We’re a team of experts, passionate about delivering the right expertise and solution for your project. We have the skills and experience to deliver on any job, big or small.

Our team

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James Kirkpatrick

Managing Director

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James Kirkpatrick

Managing Director


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After three decades in construction, made up of two as a specialist products expert and as the founder of WPC (formerly Waterproofing Concepts); James has been instrumental in developing and delivering the products and service we’re known for. As a licensed building practitioner he’s walked the walk, and with expertise across every aspect of the business he’s consistently proven he talks the talk too, continually developing the company’s offering and the skills of our team.

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Sam Pears

General Manager

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Sam Pears

General Manager


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Responsible for leading our team of experts, Sam also delivers our strategy day to day. As a chartered accountant he’s well-placed to oversee finance and as a former business manager for Westpac, HR and accuracy come second nature. Being able to provide an environment where everyone can work enjoyably, efficiently and effectively is what it’s all about for Sam.

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Brendon Langley

Operations Manager

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Brendon Langley

Operations Manager


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Solving the unsolvable problems and providing one-stop solutions is what really motivates Brendon. Having delivered for our clients for the last seven years (and counting), his key role is to manage logistics and ensure every project moves forward. And with 20+ years in the building industry, Brendon’s ability to translate technical information with clients and team members alike makes his input invaluable.

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Anton Fouchee

Roofing Manager

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Anton Fouchee

Roofing Manager


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As a licensed building practitioner, Anton’s proven ability in technical application is backed by over 24 years of industry knowledge. Having designed and manufactured products for multimillion dollar engineering, roofing and building projects as far afield as Dubai and Argentina; Anton’s eye for detail is unmatched, and his skillset makes him an essential part of many successful projects.

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Will Brett

Junior Quantity Surveyor

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Will Brett

Junior Quantity Surveyor


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WPC is Will’s first specialist appointment in the construction industry. Prior to WPC, Will has spent his time in government departments and as a real estate agent. This expertise is utilised within WPC for ensuring excellent customer service and account administration for our clients. He is responsible for managing customer enquiries, sending out quotes and organising the work with our installation team. Will has a fantastic eye for detail and is extremely focussed on ensuring all projects run like clockwork.

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Lynley McGregor

PA / Accounts

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Lynley McGregor

PA / Accounts


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PA to James, Lynley has been with the company for the last 10 years. She helps him oversee much of the business’ day-to-day operations and enjoys the variety this position provides. Having worked in hospitality and banking for a combined 15 years before joining the construction industry nearly a decade ago, communicating and delivering reliably on-time with accuracy and honesty are second nature.

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Jason Dugdale

Project Manager

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Jason Dugdale

Project Manager


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With his impressive attention to detail, Jason oversees the quality of our work and ensures all our partners’ expectations are met. With over two decades of experience in the industry (15 of those in waterproofing alone) Jason can certainly talk the talk. He loves seeing a good job done right the first time, and providing quality on-site training for the WPC team.

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John Buys

Cladding and Fabrication Foreman

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John Buys

Cladding and Fabrication Foreman


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John is one of our cladding and fabrication experts who loves nothing more than to deliver on a client’s vision. He’s been in the metal industry for 19 years and enjoys the challenge each individual project brings. John takes a huge amount of pride in strategising solutions to work in a practical manner. He is responsible for training and mentoring our cladding and fabrication team, helping with quotes, and the fabrication and installation of upcoming projects.

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Andres Villasuso

Project Manager

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Andres Villasuso

Project Manager


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As a project manager in our Nelson branch, Andres is responsible for managing the daily workflow and team dynamics across multiple projects as well as ensuring the WPC brand is well-represented in the region. He has over 7 years of industry experience and not only possesses the technical skills required but also has exceptional communication and people skills. His professional approach and passion for problem-solving make him a strong leader and a valuable asset to our Nelson team.

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Nathan Steele

Construction Foreman

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Nathan Steele

Construction Foreman


Having happy clients recommend WPC to others is what Nathan loves hearing – and he hears it often. With 8 years of industry experience, Nathan, alongside his team, are the experts in Chevaline Dexx fibreglass and torch-on membranes. As a Construction Foreman for WPC, Nathan is passionate about leading the way for his team, meeting targets, and providing crystal clear communication.

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Riaan Rohlandt

Roofing Foreman

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Riaan Rohlandt

Roofing Foreman


Our Roofing Foreman Riaan takes a lot of pride in his team’s work and their approach to providing the best solutions for our partners. Riaan is responsible for ensuring his team delivers quality work and it shows. With over 21 years’ experience in the industry working here and in South Africa, Riaan is an expert in holding his team’s work to WPC’s high standards and quality specifications.

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Hernan Guerra

Construction Foreman

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Hernan Guerra

Construction Foreman


With 9 years of industry experience, Hernan has come a long way, quite literally. Originally hailing from Chile, Hernan loves guiding his team at WPC to provide the quality of work we are renowned for. Hernan’s team are the experts in concrete repair, non-pick sealant and waterproofing membrane. They keep the line of communication transparent and are passionate about successfully delivering their projects on time.

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