Chris Preston

Chris Preston 200pixelChris Preston is an experienced Adjudicator, Arbitrator and Mediator. He has over 12 years association with the building industry including the following:
  • CEO of Registered Master Builders
  • One year as transition CEO BRANZ
  • Director and Chairman of BRANZ (current)
  • Director of Master Build Services (MBS) (current)
  • Director and Chairman of Life Time Design. (current)

Chris is a member of AMINZ and holds the Graduate diploma in dispute resolution from Massey University. He has acted as an advocate for a number of residential builders on some occasions guiding them thought the use of the Adjudication process. Chris has also undertaken a number of complaint investigations for Registered Master Builders and at board level have been the Chair of audit and risk for both BRANZ and MBS.
To request the appointment of Chris Preston please contact the Registrar at

An Authorised Nominating Authority
under section 65 of the Construction Contracts Act 2002