Mark Banfield

Chief Operating Officer

Mark joined United Civil as our Chief Operating Officer (COO), in late 2019.

The establishment of this key position, is the next chapter in the United Civil growth story which started way back in 2006.

Mark will have overall responsibility for the company’s contracting operations. He will work closely with the Managing Director and the Board to help grow the business in a manner that is consistent with our values and further enhances our reputation as a leading civil contractor in New Zealand.

Mark is a qualified civil engineer with over 20 years of industry experience in New Zealand and abroad.   He joined United Civil from Higgins Contractors, where he was the Area Manager, Northern Region and South Island, leading a team of more than 600 people across multiple branches and projects.  Prior to that he headed up the Auckland Branch of Higgins, where he oversaw significant growth in revenues and capability over a 3.5 year period.

In his role of COO, Mark divides his time between Northland and Auckland.