Our Team

At ABC Group 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 ABC 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 ABC 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 ABC Group and in 2021 became the Managing Director.

  • NZQA National Certificate in Carpentry
  • Licensed Building Practitioner
Kerry Christiansen Company Secretary

Kerry Christiansen

Administration Manager / Director

Kerry joined ABC Group 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.

Paul Anderson

Taranaki Kitchen Specialists

Paul started with Taranaki Kitchen Specialist in 2021 and brings with him a great deal of knowledge around kitchen manufacture.  Having worked for for another local kitchen manufacture for a number of years as well as several plumbing retailers Paul knowledge of all things to do with kitchens is vital in a achieving a fabulous result for our clients.  

  • NZQA National Certificate in Kitchen Manufacture

Sam Woodhead

First Aluminium Hawera

Sam completed his carpentry apprenticeship with ABC Construction and progressed to Aluminium Supervisor in 2023. Sam’s building experience has been crucial in the continued success of our Aluminium department.

Scroll to Top