Alasdair Nelson Pragmatix

Alasdair Nelson


Alasdair is an architect and has worked both in the UK and New Zealand on a variety of projects across the civic, cultural, recreational, retail, residential and healthcare sectors.

Recent achievements include the delivery of two award- winning flagship projects for Auckland Council. Alasdair is an insightful and motivated project manager equipped with the budgeting, time-management, design and stakeholder engagement skills required to secure a great outcome for his clients.

Alasdair has particular interests in Universal Design and the benefits of BIM (Building Information Modelling) applied across the project lifecycle. Alasdair is a UK Registered Architect.

  • BA (Hons) Architecture – Westminster University, London
  • Professional Diploma (MA) Architecture – London Metropolitan University
  • Professional Practice Examination, Architecture – London Metropolitan University


  • Project Planning and task delegation
  • Strategy
  • Building and managing a project team
  • Problem solving and negotiation
  • Adaptive mind-set
  • Experience of diverse leadership roles


  • Customer / end-user focus
  • Effective negotiation
  • Completion of projects to meet cost, time quality, functional, safety and environmental objectives


  • Risk Management
  • Design management & architectural experience
  • BIM (Building Information Modelling) implementation


  • Listening Skills
  • Effective communicator
  • Awareness of minority agendae
  • Ability to make hard decisions
Employment History:
  • 2017 – Present Senior Project Manager, Pragmatix Limited
  • 2015 – 2016 Design Manager, Auckland District Health Board
  • 2009 – 2015 Senior Project Manager & Consultant Project Manager, Auckland Council
  • 2005 – 2008 Architect, Green Architecture (UK)
  • 2002 – 2005 Architect, ABA Architects (UK)

Senior Project Manager, Consultant Project Manager, Design Manager, Architect on various projects including:

Project Name Value Brief Description of Project Work
Toia – Otahuhu Recreation Precinct $32m Development
Te Oro – Glen Innes Music & Arts Centre $10.5m Development
Westgate Library & Town Centre $35m Development
The Water Works Visitor Centre $3.5m Development
Lee Valley Riding Centre $2.2m Development
Auckland City Hospital: FMU Psycho-Geriatric Unit $1.3m Alteration & refurbishment
Auckland City Hospital: Transition Lounge $1.1m Alteration & refurbishment
Auckland City Hospital: retail, clinical & office fit-out design Alteration & fit-out
Starship Children’s Hospital: SiD, L3 & L5 refurbishment $9m Alteration & fit-out
Sylvia Park Retail Development $100m Development
Private residential refurb portfolio $6m Alterations & refurbishment
Hackney live-work development $3.2m Development

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