Managing Director

Supporting the project delivery team is Managing Director, Stephan Rattray who is actively involved in the day-to-day management of BGCL and provide leadership, guidance and training for the continual development of the company.  Having been active in the Land Development for 25 years he brings a level of advocacy for the client not often seen in the contracting industry. His experience as a Land Surveyor gives him a high level of technical expertise and understanding to push projects along. 

Darren Jun 2021DARREN O'ROURKE

 Head of Operations

Darren oversees the operational activities of the business and leads the project delivery team. Darren is responsible for the placement of BGCL resources (men and equipment) across all projects and for ensuring every team is meeting programme productivity targets, quality of physical works, compliance to specifications, local authority requirements, and BGCL’s procedures and processes. Darren’s practical experience in the field, understanding of works programming and his superior communication abilities provide clear and inspirational direction to the team.  Darren provides the necessary auditing and monitoring to ensure quality records are captured and maintained to verify compliance to contract requirements

Tracy Littlewood Accountant and Office Manager


Finance Controller

With over 30 years experience of accounting in the private sector both in the UK and New Zealand, Tracy brings experience and discipline to the business's accounting and  administration processes as well as supporting the Operations and Management team. Since starting back in 2012, Tracy has been involved in updating several of our internal accounting and job costing systems as well as looking after all our IT needs.

Peter Jun 2021


People, H&S Manager

 Peter has almost spent his entire career working in the aviation industry, and brings a fresh set of eyes to our operation. Having spent 17 years of his working life for Air New Zealand, Peter having held roles in the areas of logistics, continuous improvement, and people leadership, he was also heavily involved in health and safety throughout. Hence, Peter is a passionate advocate for safety and quality.

Peter has both day to day and strategic oversight of HR and Health and Safety and maintains a focus on continuous improvement in both areas. He ensures BG Contracting has the people, motivation, and processes in place to consistently deliver a quality product - to specification – safely.






Plant & Equipment Manager

The wheels keep turning on BGCL's growing fleet of plant and vehicles thanks to our dedicated plant and equipment manager, Paul Van Der Meer. Paul's constant surveillance and adherence to BGCL’s servicing programme ensures our fleet and plant and equipment remain fit for purpose and readily available to service project requirements. Paul is also responsible for the procurement of both new and hired tools and equipment.


Ewen Jun 2021EWEN PEAT

Project Manager

 Ewen came to BGCL with extensive experience in road construction, infrastructure and deep drainage work. His management skills include owning and running civil contracting businesses. Ewen places high value on the relationships with both the crews on site and with each client. He knows how to make projects perform and to achieve budgeted results. His development while working for BGCL reflects his drive and talent for managing civil works sites is confirmed by his recent progression to Project Manager on BGCL flagship developments. Ewen is currently working towards his NZ Certificate Level 5 Infrastructure Works - Contract Management as he continually improves and grows his career

ROB STONERob Stone Nov 2023 Cropped

Project Manager

BGCL had high expectations of Rob when he joined the company, after receiving glowing reports from his referees.   Rob has not disappointed, in fact, he has exceeded all expectations, quickly rising from equipment operator to Foreman and now as a Site Supervisor.  Rob is honing his supervisory skills, running small to medium projects and managing up to three crews.  Rob is a perfectionist and the crews he oversees have to follow suite, delivering high quality of workmanship on time. Rob has recently completed his NZ Certificate Level 5 – Infrastructure Works, Contract Management

KARL PATRICKKarl Patrick Mar 2023

Project Manager

Karl's background is as a highly experienced and qualified Drainage Foreman, which combined with his amiable personality have provided the key components of a quality site leader. Karl has recently been promoted to a Project Manager from Site Supervisor, and has a firm hand on the delivery of quality and safety which are key to good production outcomes which he takes pride in delivering.

Karl is well established on leadership journey and has a thirst for pushing his own personal development, having achieved an impressive cache of formal qualifications since arriving in NZ


Senior Survey Technician


Office Manager