Paul Blair
Chief Executive

Paul Blair is the CEO of Infrastructure New Zealand, the nation’s highly respected peak infrastructure body. Infrastructure New Zealand has over 140 corporate members and works to promote best practice in national infrastructure development through research, advocacy and public and private sector collaboration. Prior to his role at Infrastructure New Zealand, Paul was the General Manager of Institutional Banking at Bank of New Zealand and has over 25 years of institutional banking experience across New Zealand, Australia and the UK.

Sarah Lang
Project Director

Sarah Lang is Project Director at Infrastructure NZ, New Zealand’s peak infrastructure body. Sarah is responsible for business development activities, strategic partnerships, sponsorship and membership acquisition and retention for the organisation.

In 2016 Sarah established the NZ Women’s Infrastructure Network (WIN) and is an advocate for the advancement of women in the infrastructure sector. Sarah has led the growth of the WIN network to over 1500 members spread over seven chapters nationwide, and was recently awarded the 2018 Women of Influence Diversity Award and was a nominee for the 2019 New Zealander of the Year Award.

Prior to joining Infrastructure New Zealand, Sarah was Policy Manager at the Committee for Auckland, and a Strategic Policy Planner in the Economic Development department at Manukau City Council.

Alongside her role at Infrastructure New Zealand, Sarah consults to a wide range of public and private sector organisations, through her own business Lang Consulting Ltd. Sarah has developed significant cross cultural expertise working with iwi groups to enhance economic development opportunities deriving from Treaty settlements.

Hamish Glenn
Policy Director

Hamish leads policy development at Infrastructure New Zealand. He was principal author on recent Infrastructure New Zealand thought leadership studies, the Innovation City, a proposal for a satellite city in Auckland to meet growth, and Lessons from Scotland, a review of Scotland’s infrastructure development framework. He has an extensive understanding of infrastructure planning, funding and delivery systems, Auckland growth management and national regulatory and governance frameworks. He holds an MA in political science and prior to joining Infrastructure New Zealand’s predecessor the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development, Hamish worked as a policy analyst at the Auckland Regional Council.

Sally Bunce
Event & Member Services Director

Sally is the Event and Member Services Director at Infrastructure NZ. She leads the event programme and logistics for various events including the industry flagship event of the year, Building Nations Symposium, along with an annual delegation, Chairmans events and various forums and market engagement briefings. Sally is also responsible for member services including stakeholder relationship management and manages the head office. 

Natasha Pitfield
Marketing Executive

Natasha is the Marketing Executive at Infrastructure New Zealand, the peak infrastructure body in New Zealand. She leads the marketing initiatives, communications and website content, helping to achieve the highest attendance at the industry flagship event of the year, the Building Nations Symposium. Natasha is also responsible for the design of Infrastructure New Zealand’s website, event invites and print collateral. She champions the growth of the Emerging Talent Network, leading the network to over 500 members.


Nicole Seadon

Nicole is an Administrator at Infrastructure New Zealand working away behind the scenes. She is responsible for diary management, membership database maintenance, and administrative support. Nicole has a background in administration and sales, previously working at Harvey Norman and Michael Hill. 


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