Our Team

At Arthur Brown Construction we fully believe the adage “Your staff are your most important asset”. We realise that the personal and professional development of our team is imperative in ensuring the successful delivery of projects, and thus the success of our business.

We therefore invest in our staff through comprehensive training programmes, mentoring and coaching. The rewards of this philosophy are inevitably shared with customers through increased satisfaction and better quality service.

The company’s success is built on its belief in quality work, attention to detail, on-time completion, strong working partnerships and the recruitment of top-level staff.

Matthew Phillips Contracts Manager

Matthew Phillips

Managing Director

Matthew has been involved in the construction industry for over 15 years having started his carpentry apprenticeship with Arthur Brown Construction back in 2006. Matthew went on to work at several other local construction companies as a Foreman then expanding his skills as a Project Manager and finally re-joining the Arthur Brown team in 2020 as a Contracts Manager. Matthew has extensive knowledge in both residential and commercial building and his understanding of the demands created by large projects makes him a skilled project manager.  Matthew is a Director of Arthur Brown Construction and in 2021 became the Managing Director.

  • NZQA National Certificate in Carpentry
  • Licensed Building Practitioner

Jaden Fraser

Joinery Manager

Jaden started with Arthur Brown Construction as a joinery apprentice then moved with his family down to Masterton where he completed his apprenticeship.  After gaining valuable experience in kitchen design and timber joinery Jaden returned to Arthur Browns as a Senior Joiner.  In his current role as Joinery Manager, Jaden is experienced in the day to day running of an aluminium and joinery workshop and ensures that the joinery team meets timeframes and budgets. With Jaden’s vast knowledge of all things joinery this make him a valued part of any construction project and a valued member of our management team.

  • NZQA National Certificate in Joinery
Kerry Christiansen Company Secretary

Kerry Christiansen

Company Secretary

Kerry joined Arthur Brown Construction 15 years ago having previously worked in the banking industry as well as for a local accountant.  Kerry’s role involves the financial management of the construction company as well as the management of the company’s investments and rental properties.  As one of three company Directors Kerry helps to ensure that governance policies and health and safety compliance are in place.

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