Founder of Terra Consultants

Mark Andrew Kearney

1958

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2022

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Remembering Mark

This page was created in memory of Mark Kearney. Founder of Terra Consultants. 

 

OUR FOUNDER

Mark Kearney founded Terra Consultants in 2002 as a development advisory company and project management service for Council and Land Developers. 

Mark was a Civil and Structural Engineer and the Managing Director of Terra Group for two decades. His specialist fields of expertise are business development and management, strategic planning, project management, and planning for the design and implementation of large scale residential, commercial, industrial, and Local Government infrastructure. 

Mark had 40 years experience in land development consultancy engineering in NZ, USA, Canada, Mexico, and South East Asia. He was a certified, Independent Hearings Commissioner for RMA hearings, and was often called on to act as an independent technical expert witness in the High Court for earthquake-related structural damage insurance claims. He was a member of the Academic Advisory Board Sc.& Tech, at Unitec and during that period assisted Unitec in gaining IPENZ accreditation. He had also been a guest lecturer at Unitec over a number of years, lecturing in engineering economics. He was a Chartered Professional Engineer, a Fellow of IPENZ, an accredited International Professional Engineer, and a past Chairman of the Auckland Brand of Engineering New Zealand. He really liked snapper fishing too!