Bill started his own garage and home building company in 1986, and through growth and acquisition created the
market-leading Spanbild Holdings Limited. Bill worked hands-on in the business until 1994, gradually stepping back into a directorship role with the appointment
of a general manager and, subsequently, managing director. Bill is the owner of Spanbild Projects Limited through the
Gee Family Holdings company.
Saskia is a professionally trained and internationally accredited executive and life coach, facilitator, and speaker, with significant experience in working with individuals and corporate teams, including Fonterra, IAG, Christchurch City Council, ANZ, AgResearch
and CDHB. Saskia holds an M.Com (1st Class Hons)
in Business Administration and a B.A. in Languages.
Prior to becoming a coach, Saskia enjoyed a successful marketing career, working in Sydney as a Brand Manager for multinational Unilever, and then back in Christchurch in the marketing team for Versatile Buildings. Saskia is the daughter of Bill and Gillian Gee – owners of the Spanbild Group and is also a Director of Spanbild NZ Limited.
With extensive experience within the Spanbild Group leadership team, Wade is now responsible for the management and development of Spanbild Projects.
Utilising Spanbild Projects’ proven experience in factory-manufactured buildings and components, Wade and the team are focused on providing leading-edge panelised, modular and volumetric building solutions to the New Zealand building industry.
Leading an experienced, professional team, and reporting to Director Saskia Clements, Wade is responsible for the overall management of the company and the results it delivers to customers, staff and shareholders.
Scott is a highly accurate and skilled Quantity Surveyor, with over 15 years’ experience in a wide range of development projects in both NZ and Scotland.
With a background in social and modular housing developments in the UK, Scott brings a high level of understanding of the pre-fabricated buildings sector that is invaluable to Spanbild Projects. In the local market, Scott spent four years working on the Christchurch re-build programme for one of the country’s leading project management companies.
Scott’s core focus is ensuring we utilise and maximise the very strong supply chain available to the Spanbild Group of companies to generate commercial solutions that offer unique and compelling value to our clients.
WOUTER VAN BEERSCHOTEN
ENGINEERING DESIGN CONSULTANT
Wouter leads the design team for Spanbild Projects which has architectural and structural design capabilities. They follow a project from concept design through to building consent, fabrication and on-site construction. Wouter and his team have experience in design of timber, hot-rolled steel, cold-formed steel, concrete and structural insulated panels. They focus on pre-fabricated panelised and modular design of residential, education and commercial projects.
Wouter has a Masters in steel and timber structures from Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands. After moving to New Zealand, he gained a Doctorate in timber engineering from the University of Canterbury. He is also a Chartered Professional Engineer with a practice field in Structural Engineering. Shortly after graduating he joined the Spanbild Group and has been supporting various parts of the business with his structural engineering skills. His highly technical background combined with his practical approach and attention for detail make him an excellent designer.