Vic O’Connor is an Executive Director of the Tonkin + Taylor Group which includes Geotechnics and all the New Zealand and Australian subsidiaries. His T+T Group governance role spans 23 years and he has 45+ years’ experience in the operation, management and leadership of civil engineering testing and instrumentation businesses. Vic was the Managing Director of Geotechnics for 30 years from 1990 to 2020.
His new role includes business development, mentoring and coaching, major project oversight and business to business relationship development for the wider group.
Vic has worked in the UK, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand on numerous major projects including an oil refinery, gold mines, motorway construction, mass concrete dams, tunnels, landfills and hydro-electric projects.
Vic specialises in quality systems, geotechnical and pavement testing, site laboratory project management, geotechnical instrumentation and was an auditor for International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) and a Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Management (NZIM).