One of the Team | Lester Foxall (CEO)

July 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM

Lester immigrated to New Zealand from the UK sixteen years ago. He worked for Tasman Design and Civil for nine years as General Manager prior to moving to Connell Contractors in May 2015. 

“I enjoy the fun and professional atmosphere at Connell Contractors.” explains Lester. “The people are great - fun colleagues who know how to work hard and play hard.”

Qualified in Construction Management, Lester spent twelve years working for the multi-national company Lafarge Aggregates, working on major civil projects throughout the UK. Typical projects included major airfield construction at Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead and Brize Norton, motorway construction on the M4/M5 networks and maintenance term contracts on military establishments throughout the South West. Lester also has extensive knowledge of live switchyard environments having spent the past ten years working in the power sector.

After arriving in New Zealand Lester became a member of both the Institute of Building Officials and the Institute of Building, where he was a committee member for the Northern Chapter responsible for Building Technology and Practise. Lester was recently appointed a director of Connell Contractors. 

Outside of work he enjoys travel, sport bikes, driving his vintage SL and all sports. Lester is married to Tina and “I’m pleased to have played a small part in raising three great kids!”



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