Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (IITO)
The Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (IITO) was the organisation gazetted by Government to set standards and arrange training for the infrastructure industry as an Industry Training Organisation (ITO).
From 1 September 2021, the arranging training functions were transferred to Te Pūkenga, and from 4 October, standard setting transferred to Waihanga Ara Rau Construction and Infrastructure WDC (CIWDC).
IITO is an incorporated society and registered charity. Once all functions have been successfully transferred, the IITO Board will consult with our industry groups to determine the future of IITO.
Brian has over forty years experience in the civil construction industry having held senior management positions with both Fulton Hogan and Isaac Construction. He was also a director of a number of subsidiary companies for both organisations. Brian is a member of the Institute of Directors, and a director of Ashburton Contracting Ltd, and Chair of the Civil Trades Certification board. He was recently awarded Life Membership of Civil Contractors New Zealand and is the infrastructure representative on the WBL Board.
Susan Huria is Chair of Veterinary Enterprises and a director of Ngāi Tahu Property and Marsden Maritime Holdings. She was a previous director of Watercare, Airways and Deputy Chair of AgResearch. Susan is Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Directors (IoD) and a member of the IoD Auckland Committee. She works as an advisor to a number of boards in the Maori economy on governance and strategy development through her company Huria Anders. Susan was awarded Officer of New Zealand Merit for services to Governance.
Gavan Jackson is the Managing Director of Electrix Ltd. He is a member of the Institute of Directors and holds directorships with Electrix Pty Ltd (Australia) and J&P Richardson Industries Pty Ltd. Gavan was a previous director of the McConnell Dowell Corporation and Trustee director of the Power Engineering Executive Trust.
Don Pryde was appointed to the Board as a representative for employees working in the electricity supply industry. He is a system controller and electrical technician for Delta Utility Services, and National President of the Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union. Don was previously a member, and past presiding member, of the Electrical Workers’ Registration Board.
Roger has over 35 years of construction experience in the NZ and Pacific Islands, retiring from the role of Managing Director of McConnell Dowell Constructors, a role he held for 17 years. Roger has served on the boards of several major infrastructure projects, including the SCIRT rebuild in Christchurch and the Waterview Connection project in Auckland. Roger is also currently chair of the Construction Safety Council.