Rekha Kharbanda joins Tonkin + Taylor New Zealand as Digital Transformation Director
We’re thrilled to announce that Rekha Kharbanda has joined Tonkin + Taylor as the company’s first Digital Transformation Leader.
Rekha is a highly experienced, energetic and proven client-facing technology leader in New Zealand. She is very passionate about positioning T+T and its clients for the looming digital disruption coming to our industry.
Tim Fisher, Executive Leader Engineering on Rekha’s appointment – ‘Infrastructure still has a long way to go to embrace the benefits of digital. Meanwhile, consulting services are changing rapidly by offering clients higher-value products and more efficient delivery through digital platforms and ways of working. Rekha’s role is to accelerate the development and adoption of cutting-edge technology for our clients and our T+T people. We are excited that Rekha is joining us at a time of rapid transformation in the digital space.”
With a background as a software developer, Rekha has a broad international understanding of Digital, Innovation, Transformation and Technology through her work in Banking, Infrastructure and Consulting.
FUN FACT: she’s a cricket player, and has been a state-level representative in India as a left arm, leg-spin bowler!
“Engineering is so much more than building roads, it’s about creating strong, resilient communities and digital solutions are a major part of that today,” Rekha points out. “As engineers, scientists and planners, we help to build the future. We need to be maximising technology to accelerate development and to find more efficient solutions designed for the end-user.”
We’re beyond excited to have Rekha onboard and we’re looking forward to developing new ways of working to deliver better outcomes for our clients and communities.