Rod Aitken, ASB


With a relationship that spans three landmark workplace projects over thirteen years, BVN Donovan Hill and ASB reflect on what they have achieved in the time that they have worked together and they will share learnings from their ongoing collaboration. C:Drive, Sovereign House and ASB North Wharf have all advanced the cause of contemporary workplace in New Zealand; each project has contributed to a developing understanding of what the future of work is for ASB.

Rod Aitken
Head of Property Strategic Projects ASB Property.

Rod Aitken joined ASB Bank Limited in 2009 as Client Project Director for the ASB North Wharf project. In this capacity Rod was responsible for ensuring all aspects of the project design and delivery met ASB’s requirements. Rod’s particular focus was driving the fitout delivery to ensure Activity Based Working principles were tailored to meet ASB’s business requirements. Prior to the North Wharf project, Rod was Client Project Manager on the Sovereign House Smales Farm project.

Rod holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Auckland University with first class honours (Mechanical), Bachelor of Science Degree from Victoria University Wellington and holds the MCR designation through CoreNet Global. With 15 year experience in manufacturing and 12 years in Corporate Property, Rod brings a wealth of experience in design and project delivery.