Robert Gibbes
Want to update the information? Click here

Robert Gibbes

KiwiRail

Chief operating officer, construction delivery

  • Appointed 2020.
  • Leads the KiwiRail construction team responsible for delivering significant programmes of capital works.
  • Earlier worked for nearly 30 years in the building and infrastructure industry, including 20 years at Fletcher Building.

Career

The Laminex Group
General Manager, New Zealand
Apr 2008 - Mar 2012
Dominion Constructors
General Manager
Jul 2012 - Mar 2016
Viridian Glass NZ
CEO
Oct 2016 - Jul 2017
TSL
CEO, Director
Jul 2017 - Apr 2020
KiwiRail
Chief Operating office - Construction Delivery
Aug 2020 - Present

Connected Stories

Discover the public sector and its key players

Type a person or government entity

Our sponsors

Discover the investigation

Can we build it? NZ spends more and gets less

NZ is one of the least efficient high-income countries at delivering infrastructure – just look at light rail.

BREAKING: Ashley Bloomfield stepping down

Ashley Bloomfield is stepping down as the omicron outbreak starts to fade and ahead of major health system reform implementation.

Three waters rains millions for big four consultants

The government doesn't have the in-house capacity for a reform programme as big as three waters.

Fisheries inspections less frequent, more targeted

The Ministry for Primary Industries is making 1,000 fewer annual inspections, but GPS tracking makes them more targeted.

Clive Hudson: SFO fraud hunter

Meet the man trailing the money on the country's largest fraud cases.

MIQ review: A system constrained

The number of people going through MIQ dropped by 30% in 2021 as a series of decisions reduced capacity.

Made with support from
Opinion FREE
Brian Gaynor: a personal obituary
Pattrick Smellie | Mon, 16 May 2022

One of NZ's investment market legends, Brian Gaynor, has died. BusinessDesk managing editor Pattrick Smellie remembers a career-long contact who became a late-career mentor.

Infrastructure
Steel & Tube annual operating profit to be up more than 69%
Jenny Ruth | Mon, 16 May 2022

While Steel & Tube's revenue was up 25% in the 10 months ended April on the same months a year earlier, volumes were up just 8%.

Markets FREE
Milford co-founder, BusinessDesk backer Brian Gaynor dies
Staff reporters | Mon, 16 May 2022

One of the greats of the NZ investment world, Brian Gaynor was instrumental in revitalising BusinessDesk.