Mate has been a stalwart of the Johnstone Construction team since its inception in 1987. He is a mentor to the younger team members, providing them with the wisdom of his many years’ experience in the industry.
He is the Leading Hand on site and enjoys working on the complex aspects of construction projects that challenge him to make the most of his breadth of skills and experience.
Mate has been involved in all aspects of the construction process during his long and varied career including working on the tunnels that form part of the Raurimu rail spiral, constructing naval docks in Devonport and working on countless fuel station builds.
He is a community leader with a long involvement in the Croatian Club and dedicated to his family. Like the rest of the team he enjoys a delicious meal accompanied by a good red wine and great company.