WINNERS PROFILES

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2019 WINNERS

TOM PYATT

BCITO YOUNG ACHIEVER, HIGHLY COMMENDED AWARD 2019

Company:Naylor Love Canterbury

Role:Project Manager




Tom came to construction a little later. He first completed an arts degree, majoring in diplomacy and international relations, waiting until age 23 before he started in the building industry. While attending a Site Safe course, Tom demonstrated an aptitude for Health & Safety management, which was picked up on by a Naylor Love manager who was also attending the course. Shortly afterward, Tom was approached and offered a project manager cadetship at Naylor Love.

Completing his cadetship in 2018, and now enrolled in a Diploma in Construction Management, Tom has emerged as construction practitioner who wishes to comprehensively understand the many facets of a construction project. A client referee recently commented, “Tom’s strength is his ability to communicate effectively and reasonably, in a way that drew out the best responses from those involved in this project”; a quality that possibly reflects Tom’s original diplomacy qualification.

Now working autonomously on multi-million-dollar projects for Naylor Love, the judges viewed Tom as a strong and personable leader who consistently sets high and hard challenges for himself. For someone who initially viewed construction as being something short-term, Tom is now on a journey of self-discovery to determine how far his talent will take him in the building industry.