About Us

The Q Team

Our highly experienced team of professionals will mean your project is always in a safe pair of hands.


Tony Eastland

Director, Project Manager, BCM

Tony has been part of the construction industry for over 25 years. He completed a Bachelor of Construction Management and a Management Cadetship with Mainzeal Property and Construction early in his career, before progressing through a variety of roles within the industry. Tony spent 2 years working in the UK as a design manager, returning to New Zealand in 2003 and helping to establish Q Commercial Construction. His construction experience includes power stations, high rise hotels, apartments, cool stores, industrial food processing lines, hospitals, prisons, school swimming pools, high end residential and office fitouts.

Brendan Gray

Director, Quantity Surveyor/Estimator, BQS

Brendan has been in the construction industry for over 25 years. He completed a Bachelor of Quantity Surveying, and his early days in construction were as a labourer for his builder father learning the ropes, then in cadetship programs with Rider Hunt and Mainzeal Construction. During his time there Brendan worked on a number of high profile Auckland construction projects including: the Sky City Casino and Sky Tower, BellSouth then Vodafone’s nationwide cellular network rollout, shopping complexes, heavy industrial warehousing, and commercial buildings.

Brendan also worked in London for 8 years on a number of high profile and substantial projects, including the refurbishment of the House of Commons, Big Ben Tower, a £200 million extremely high end apartments built right on the River Thames, and a number of high rise office buildings in Central London.

Grant Browne

Director - Q Interiors / Q Maintenance

Grant runs the Interiors and Maintenance divisions of Q.

Grant has worked in the construction industry for 17 years and over 15 years of this has specialised solely in commercial alterations and refurbishment projects.  He has completed numerous projects throughout Auckland and overseas, and brings a calm and considered approach to projects that clients find refreshing.

His focus is on ensuring projects are run well with great communication to all stakeholders, along with quick and efficient resolution of issues as they arise. This ensures clients & consultants feel comfortable coming back to Q with repeat business knowing we will deliver results, and in an enjoyable way.

Project Managers

John Rydwanski

Contracts/Project Manager

John has worked as a Senior Quantity Surveyor, Senior Project Manager, Commercial Manager and currently as Contracts Manager. As Contracts Manager he has overall responsiblility for all aspects of the construction project under my control and the performance of the project team.

Dave King

Dave has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry having completed a carpentry apprenticeship in 1990. David’s trade background is a strength when it comes to project buildability and planning, he also has a keen interest in implementing Q Commercial Construction health and safety procedures on all our sites.

David has worked on a wide variety of projects including multi storey, public sector, new build commercial, new build apartments, Industrial cool store and food processing lines Dave’s ability to successfully interact with all parties associated with given projects ensures successful outcomes achieved.

Dave King adds considerable experience and is a very valuable asset to Q Commercial Construction. His wisdom and skills are called upon by all staff who value his expertise in all construction matters.

Shane Wright

Shane is a trade qualified Project Manager. He began his working life as a apprentice, and progressively worked his way to becoming a Project Manager. Shane has extensive experience in the construction of new builds along with the refurbishment of existing buildings.

Shane likes to run a happy and smooth site where everyone involved understands what is expected of them and enjoys the process. Sub contractors enjoy working on Shane’s sites because he works with them to achieve the results Q expects.

Shane’s strengths are his construction knowledge, problem solving ability and his ability to get a project up and running smoothly while successfully orchestrating the individual trade’s participation.

Quantity Surveyors & Site Managers

We have a team of 5 Quantity Surveyors and 12 Site Managers & Foremen.