what we’ve done

At Dawson McKenzie Consulting our unique combination of skills has helped a broad range of public, private and not-for-profit organisations achieve positive sustainable change quickly. Here is a selection of some of our recent engagements.

Organisational Development

debbie-on-phone-email-large Stepping Stone Trust
Organisational development support and project leadership during transition between CEO appointments.
SVS-Living Safe
Support for changes to the organisational structure.
Linwood College
Strategic planning for 2016-2018.
Birthright Canterbury
Transition planning.

People Development

Executive Health Coaching
Individual and group support for achieving health and wellness in the workplace
Burnside High School 2014 & 2015
Staff survey analysis and recommendations
MOVE Logistics
360 degree feedback process for executive Management Team
University of Canterbury
Coordination of staff survey across whole organisation

Project Management

St Elmo Courts rebuild Construction of 6 story inner city office development
St Georges Hospital Ground improvement and construction of several stages of the Hospital Redevelopment
Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Projects
  • Remediation of damage to commercial buildings
  • CERP (Canterbury Earthquake Remediation Project): One of 7 consultancies engaged by the Ministry of Education to assess and manage the repair of 200 Canterbury schools.
School Development Planning and Property Projects
  • Rangiora High School: Design, tendering and negotiation with Ministry of Education for funding of structural strengthening, fire protection works and refurbishment of three two-storey classroom blocks ($2m)
  • Hillmorton High School: Negotiation with Ministry of Education for funding, design, structural strengthening, fire protection works and refurbishment of a two-storey classroom block ($2m)
  • Lincoln High School: 10 Year property planning and projects
  • Linwood Intermediate School: 10 Year property planning and projects