Marcus Read


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+64 21 750 466 Mobile

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We develop and transform communities by bridging the gap between strategy and implementation.


Marcus is a Director of RCP and is responsible for our South Island Operations. He brings more than 20 years experience in providing strategic advice on large, challenging and complex projects and programmes. Marcus has worked across New Zealand with both public and private sector clients to improve the planning, design and delivery of projects. He is strongly committed to the success of every project he is involved in, seeking to improve both project and community outcomes. It is this commitment to continuous improvement that has seen Marcus drive the development of our portfolio management sector, providing clients with innovative, effective and efficient means to manage their programmes of work. 

Marcus is a natural leader, respected by his peers and clients for his professionalism, personal style and technical skills. He brings a conscientious and pragmatic approach to the management of client expectations, and the diversity of relationships in the design management space. 

Project experience

Queenstown Lakes District Council – Infrastructure Programme
Waimakariri District Council – District Plan Review Programme
Panuku Development Auckland – Programme Optimisation
Department of Corrections – Asset & Facilities Management Programme
Commercial Bay – Tenancy Programme Management
Kiwibank Programme Optimisation
NZTA Northern Bridges Programme Management
Auckland Stadiums Programme
University of Canterbury Campus Occupancy Master Plan
University of Canterbury Students Association Project
All Souls Church & Hall Project – Merivale
MOJ AM/FM QA Programme
AIAL Signage Programme
Health Research & Education Facility Feasibility
ANZ / National Bank National Branch Rollout
Christchurch Justice Emergency Services Precinct – Ministry of Justice
Christchurch Cathedral, Anglican Diocese of Christchurch
Anglican Diocese of Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Project
Christchurch City Council Facilities Rebuild Plan, Christchurch
CDEM Earthquake Recovery – CERA Demolition PMO, Christchurch
CCC Transport Interchange Project, Christchurch
Project Maunga Hospital, New Plymouth
BNZ National Rollout Programme, NZ
Christchurch City Council, Civic Building, Christchurch
St Georges Park Continuing Care Village, East Sussex, UK
Treetops Residential Project, London
No 1 Merchant Square Commercial Office Tower, London
Waldorf Hotel Guestroom Refurbishment, London
Biggin Hill Airport Hotel, London
NCYPE Student Accommodation, Lingfield, UK
NCYPE Site Rationalisation, Lingfield, UK
East Day Spa Fitout, Auckland
Dine by Peter Gordon Fitout, Auckland
Sky City Grand Hotel, Auckland
Sky City Convention Centre, Auckland