About Highrise Construction

Steve More - Managing Director

30 years in the construction industry from trade experience and training through to supervision and management, including working for main contractors as well as subcontractors, sees Steve well equipped with a wide range of skills and knowledge.

After completing trade training in NZ, Steve spent twelve years working in Australia for Formwork Companies on large commercial projects in Sydney and Brisbane, learning Formwork from the tools up through to supervision and management. He then spent six years working on several highrise projects throughout South East Asia, projects included Petronas Towers KL, Hong Kong airport and PB Com Tower Manila. During this period experience was gained on many different types of Formwork Systems designed for in-situ concrete structures.

Returning to NZ in 1999 Steve continued to manage Concrete, Formwork and Pre-cast projects including two years with Mainzeal before forming Highrise Construction with Mike in 2003.

Mike Speck - Project Manager, Director (NZCE civil, REA, AIPENZ)

Mike is a qualified civil engineer with more than 30 years construction management experience. His experience includes initially working for the Ministry of Works in Auckland, followed by two years at the Marsden Point refinery expansion project as a contract administrator. He then spent four years in the UK working as a site Engineer predominately on Highrise building projects.

On his return to NZ he spent more than ten years working as project or contracts manager for civil contractors before forming Highrise Construction with Steve in 2003.