Chris Yeats – Managing Director
Chris Yeats was born and raised in Gore, before leaving to attend the University of Otago.
After two years studying towards a Bachelor of Arts, Chris then worked as a musician in Dunedin and then Wellington before ending up on the West Coast in 1980, where he met his partner Karen and started a family. Chris and Karen have three grown up children: Rosanna, James and Hannah. Chris is qualified to Advanced Trade certificate level in Carpentry, has completed 70% of a NZCD (Architecture) and is a Site 2 and Carpentry Licenced Building Practitioner. He also has completed over 50% of a BA. Right from the beginning, Chris’ personal interest has been in constructing interesting, challenging and one-off buildings, as it satisfies his interest in good design and architecture and the contribution they make to our lives. Outside of work, Chris is a keen cyclist and occasional runner, having competed in numerous competitive events, cycled the length of New Zealand and enjoyed several European cycling expeditions.