In Part One, we introduced the women who make up our Leadership Group.  This week it is all about the men. We have a diverse group with a range of complementary skills and experience which brings balanced perspectives to how we approach our work both externally and internally.

Kevin Brown

Kevin is the co-founder of Lautrec with Juliet.  He has over 30 years’ experience as an engineer and project director and has worked in France, the United Kingdom and New Zealand.  He has particular expertise in overseeing healthcare and infrastructure projects.  As Managing Director, he works closely with our clients and specialises in integrating complex work streams often across multiple organisations and stakeholders in order to support and lead clients to their desired outcome.


Denis is our Technical Manager and has extensive design experience on a wide range of projects including high-rise and medium-rise commercial, residential and industrial buildings.  He oversees our technical QM system and the technical development of our team, utilising his own and others expertise.  Denis has particular strengths in structural analysis, design and detailing, and research and development of new structural systems and design methods

Greg Chesson

Greg is a chartered member of Engineering NZ with over 17 years of experience in building design and project management in both the United States of America and New Zealand.  Greg is responsible for the allocation of projects and resourcing for Lautrec and works closely with clients to ensure their project needs are met. He is involved with mentoring junior engineers and providing them with the project experience they need to keep developing their skills .