David B.

  • Summary

    We are back in Africa and so I am currently seeking a position in either the construction industry or as a lodge management couple to commence after March 2018.
    Currently in Malawi until the 22nd of March 2018.


    Lodge Management and Maintenance Consultant
    Lemala East Africa
    Tanzania, United Republic Of
    November-2017 - Present

    Currently carrying out reviews of the lodge management procedures and implementing systems to streamline operations.
    Conducting property inspections and compiling a maintenance schedule of works, while also overseeing on going maintenance.
    General management of Kuria Hills property in the Serengeti National Park. To finish March 2018.

    Building Services Manager
    Fletcher Construction
    New Zealand
    July-2016 - August-2017

    Greymouth Hospital.

    Works manager
    Fletcher Construction (EQR)
    New Zealand
    February-2012 - July-2016

    Involved with earthquake repairs to residential properties thought the Canterbury region.

    Africa Destination Manager
    Tucan Travel
    February-2007 - November-2009

    Project managed the development of Tucan Travels Africa product. Including the design and build of vehicles, recruitment, training, marketing and operations.

    Safari Owner Driver
    Kumuka Exdepitons
    February-1998 - March-2002

    Designed, built and ran a 22 seater safari truck on a sub contract basis running tours between Kenya and South Africa. After a short break in 2003/4 I took on another contract from 2004 to 2006.

    Tour Leader
    Kumuka Expeditions
    January-1992 - May-1998

    Although based out of Kenya our 10 week tours covered all of East, Central and Southern Africa.


    1st Aid
    Red Cross
    New Zealand
    January-2017 - January-2017
    Plumbing and Gasfitting
    Wellington Poly Tech
    New Zealand
    January-1984 - December-1988