Michael Ward


Michael Ward is a founding director of Xigo and has an impeccable project management track record with major New Zealand construction projects.

Michael’s project management experience includes the Auckland Metropolitan Rail Network improvements, the Sylvia Park Shopping Centre, Smales Farm B:HIVE and NZ Institute for Plant & Food Research.

A qualified project manager, Michael’s career extends over 25 years and includes 12 years in the construction contracting industry, making it easy for him to step into the boots of a contractor to view the road ahead and identify obstacles to progress.  An excellent communicator, Michael is a committed senior project manager and project director with a demonstrated flexibility and an ability to adapt his approach to suit each project he undertakes.

Michael has specialised mediation and facilitation training, has an engineering qualification and specific experience in the infrastructure, commercial property and technology and telecommunications sectors. He avoids the ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to project management, preferring to adapt his approach to suit the unique characteristics of each challenge.