Nick Regos

Nick Regos

Founding Director & Chairman

Nick has proven experience in the executive management of a wide variety of programmes for private and government clients on large, complex, time critical capital programmes across numerous sectors. He has contributed his knowledge and skills to the scoping, planning design, management and delivery of projects locally and internationally as a client advisor on new build, seismic rehabilitation and risk assessment. His career has focused on commercial outcomes and the facilitation and leadership of teams to achieve outstanding results.


David Weir

David Weir

Founding Director & CEO

David combines strong leadership and management skills and expertise. David has over 15 years’ experience in Project Management, and more recently a focus on seismic and commercial risk management. David brings international experience from projects in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Europe and South Africa. He has a proven ability to develop roadmaps that translate a client’s vision into a deliverable outcome. He continually drives innovation by searching for new tools, operating models and processes that can be used to add value to clients and projects. In his senior management roles, David has successfully led teams of multi-skilled professionals from project conception to delivery. His inclusive management style means he builds strong working relationships that minimises conflict and creates effective engagement of teams.

 + 64 27 292 2899    dweir@miyamotointernational.com


H. Kit Miyamoto (Ph.D., S.E.)

H. Kit Miyamoto (Ph.D., S.E.)

President/CEO, Principal Miyamoto International

Kit Miyamoto leads Miyamoto International, Miyamoto Global Disaster Relief, a non-profit technical organisation, and is also a California Seismic Safety Commissioner. Dr. Miyamoto was the recipient of the National Council of Structural Engineers Association’s Excellence in Structural Engineering Award, ENR Best Global Projects Award and ASCE Humanitarian Award. He is a Fellow of American Society of Civil Engineers. He specializes in high-performance earthquake engineering, disaster mitigation, response and reconstruction.

Dr. Miyamoto holds graduate degrees from the Tokyo Institute of Technology and California State University, where he has been recognized as a Distinguished Alumni. HE has also published more than 100 technical papers and has been featured by CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, the Discovery Channel, the New York Times and Rolling Stone.


Sam Porter

Sam Porter

Finance

Sam is known as a global leader in financial management. He is a CPA and holds a B.A. in both business accounting and economics. Sam is recognised by his industry peers as a financial visionary. While working as a Partner for a 6,500-person firm with 75 offices, he specialised in construction. With extensive knowledge in project management, team

With extensive knowledge in project management, team building and financial management, Sam brings to our team best practices to get results for global companies.

sporter@miyamotointernational.com


Andreas Giannakogiorgos

Andreas Giannakogiorgos

Geotechnical Engineering Manager

Andreas is Miyamoto International New Zealand’s Geotechnical Engineering Manager. He enhances our capability in this area by bringing his considerable expertise to lead our geotechnical engineering team.

Andreas adds a vast amount of national and international experience to the New Zealand team. He has worked for 18 years on large scale geotechnical design and investigation projects including numerous infrastructure, commercial and residential projects in New Zealand and Greece.

andreas@miyamotointernational.com


Jitendra Bothara

Jitendra Bothara

Technical Director of Seismic Engineering

Jitendra is our Technical Director of Seismic Engineering and a Chartered Professional Engineer. His 23 years’ experience and expertise in the development of building codes and regulations, design and construction of earthquake-resistant structures, disaster risk management and planning, and capacity building in earthquake-resistant design and construction has taken him to multiple places around the world to affect disaster risk reduction. He has led teams in post-earthquake building safety evaluation and reconstruction.

 

 + 64 21 949 117  jbothara@miyamotointernational.com


Kane Miller

Kane Miller

National Commercial Design Manager

In his role as our National Commercial Design Manager, Kane directs all aspects of our engineering strategy and activities throughout the country. He is responsible for ensuring consistency across our engineering projects and leading, supporting and directing our engineering team. Kane specialises in managerial roles where he can grow and develop the business. This is backed up by his extensive experience as a structural engineer in New Zealand and Asia. Kane is a Chartered Professional Engineer. He has a BE Civil (Hons) from the University of Canterbury and more than 10 years’ structural design and specialist construction experience.

+ 64 27 200 0426    kmiller@miyamotointernational.com