Governance Bio
Juan Balza
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Juan Balza

Location
Auckland
Experience
0 Years
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“I am a knowledgeable Technical Director with extensive experience in delivering international infrastructure projects across different sectors.I bring my strategic thinking, planning skills and discipline acquired working in major projects around the world. I have extensive experience in risk and stakeholder management within complex environments”
Experience
Executive Roles

Technical Director

Mott MacDonald (NZ & HK)

August 2016 - Present (3 years)

TECHNICAL DIRECTOR (MOTT MACDONALD NZ) • Programme Manager for the biggest infrastructure project in New Zealand; Auckland Airport expansion (project value more than $2bn). • Chair the Project Steering Group meetings which is formed by Directors of the consortium and the client. • Responsible for managing a budget of more than ($30m). • Proposals preparation in conjunction with the consortium partners. • Lead the project team (over 70 people) composed by subconsultants and global resources to ensure the project is delivered on time, budget and quality. • Manage the contracts with the client and subconsultants. • Liaise with the client to identify risk and mitigations measures. • Ensure constructability and safety in project design and delivery. • Manage a diverse group of stakeholders. • Contribute to develop the long term strategic vision for the NZ Unit. • Promote innovation and digital tools within the project. • Responsible for the Management of the Hong Kong International Airport third runway project (project value more than $1.8bn). • Ensured best global resources are utilised in the project. • Report to APNA board on progress and results.

Technical Director

Ramboll (UK)

January 2014 - August 2016 (2 years)

• Responsible for the Management and Leadership of one of the London Teams. • Secured short term and midterm profitable performance of the Team. • Undertook Project Operational Reviews. • Ensured that the Team meets its specific targets in terms of Order book months and quality, Billing Ratio, EBITA, Working Capital Days and Offshoring. • Developed and implemented the Team business plan and prepared proposals. • UK Lead for the Gurgaon office in India • Report to client CEO on progress and Risks. • Projects: New Terminal Building, and Airfield for a Major Airport in South America (project value $1.5bn), New Stansted Airport Arrivals Terminal (project value $500m), 4 different Office Buildings (projects value $90m/each), Office Complex in Belarus (project value $1bn).

Executive Electrical Engineer

Hoare Lea (UK)

July 2011 - December 2013 (2 years)

• Responsible for running the Electrical design of Heathrow Airport Terminal 2 (project value $4bn) • Ensured compliance with industry requirements and legal standards. • Liaison with other teams to produce the best design solutions. • Led meetings with client to ensure expectations were met. • Represented the Company at technical meetings with different parties. • Production of budgets, assessment of the required resources and update the delivery planning to ensure profitable outcomes. • Led the team of engineers to deliver on time and budget. • Produced designs, reports and specifications

Various Roles

Various Companies

September 2001 - June 2011 (9 years)

• Upon finalizing my degree in Engineering, I worked in different projects as designer, site-manager, client engagement lead and stakeholder’s manager. Projects such a Shopping Centre, a Juice Production Factory, Vodafone Headquarters, Airbus A-380 factory and more than 15 residential buildings. • Controlled the execution, deadlines and budgets for different projects. • Liaised with the local authorities in order to show compliance with regulations to get the required permit to put the installations into service.

Education

Mott MacDonald

Emerging Leaders Programme, Leadership

2017 - 2019

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

Chartered Engineer , Chartered Engineer

2012 - 2012

Chamber of Commerce (Spain)

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration

2008 - 2009

Comillas Pontifical University (Spain)

Master of engineering Degree (MSc), Electrical Engineering

1994 - 2001