Peter Laurenson

Manager Project Assessment South

Auckland Council

Pete has worked in the regulatory environment for local and central government for the last 15 years. He is currently the Manager – Project Assessment Southern for Auckland Council and previously worked for The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) as Manager – Consent Systems. He has been involved in all aspects of the accreditation of building consent authorities, including his current role as chair of the Professional Advisory Committee for International Accreditation NZ (IANZ). On the people side of the regulatory environment he is the National Vice President of the Building Officials Institute of NZ (BOINZ) which continues to develop the professionalism of its members. He is married, with two daughters (both of which he advises are smarter than him already).