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Our People / Vance McGregor

Email: vance@n-compass.co.nz
Phone: +64 9 300 0522

Vance started with N-Compass in early 2015 and was appointed a Director in September of the same year. Vance has a background in Architectural Design and Building Surveying having worked in both New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Vance's practical and proactive approach to management ensures that projects remain on track, with the client's requirements at the forefront, through clear communication between all parties. Vance enjoys working on a variety of different projects and achieving our client's goals and objectives.


  • Registered Building Surveyor - MNZIBS
  • NZ Diploma of Architectural Technology

Employment History

  • N-Compass – Project Manager 2015 to present
  • Prendos NZ Ltd – Registered Building Surveyor 2010 – 2015
  • Prendos NZ Ltd – Architectural Technician and Project Manager 2009 – 2010
  • Bamber & Reddan Architects (England) – Architectural Technician 2008 – 2009


  • Contract Administration of remedial projects
  • Working within a project team including stakeholders, consultants and contractors
  • Detailed investigations of building defects, reporting and analysis
  • Perform the roles of an Engineers Representative and Engineer to the Contract under NZS3910:2003
  • Perform the role of an expert witness to assist legal claims for building defects, and compile defect causation schedules and briefs of evidence
  • Carry out building inspections and provide recommendations to assist the client
  • Assist with compiling Maintenance and Health & Safety reports and supervise onsite works at the client's direction
  • Quality Assurance
  • Client Representation
  • Client Liaison and Reporting
  • Leadership and People Management

Project Experience

  • Alexandra Park – A mixed use development project for the Auckland Trotting Club
  • Ministry of Education - Arahoe School
  • Leaky Buildings - Remediation of various apartment buildings


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