Peter Lord

Chief Executive, Citycare Property

Peter Lord brings a wealth of expertise to his role as Chief Executive, Citycare Property. Peter has provided strategic and insightful leadership for Citycare Property since 2017 and has driven a programme of transformational change to position the business as a leading sector provider and performer. Peter is committed to building an enduring organisation that has the capability and capacity to meet the evolving needs of ​ our customers. Under Peter’s leadership, Citycare Property has grown to encompass operations that span much of New Zealand, including major contracts in Christchurch, Auckland, Wellington. Tauranga and Dunedin and with a corresponding growth in service offering. In late 2020, the services of Citycare’s Civil business were incorporated into the Property team, under Peter’s direction. This has further enhanced the comprehensive nature of Citycare's service delivery across our customer's portfolio of assets. 

Peter places value on the importance of excellent service and delivery, collaboration with clients, a pragmatic approach to solving challenges and the exploration of innovative and new ways to deliver better.  Peter has an innate appreciation of the social, economic and environmental interdependencies of the assets we are entrusted to build, maintain and operate and this appreciation is translated into a strong commitment to initiatives that positively impact our people and the communities where we operate.

Peter is a Civil Engineer and has completed executive education qualifications at Otago University as well as governance training through the Institute of Directors.


Tim Gibson

Chief Executive, Citycare Water

A qualified engineer, with over 30 years' experience in the construction and infrastructure maintenance industries, Tim is based in Auckland and manages 600+ staff.

Tim joined Citycare in 2007 as General Manager - Northern Region and has also held the roles of Executive General Manager National Maintenance and Executive General Manager Citycare Water.

His strong leadership skills, strategic planning expertise and flair for operational and commercial management have led to consistent success in the delivery of Three Waters maintenance. Tim’s team now owns over 60% of the Local Authority nationwide contract base for wastewater, stormwater and drinking water assets.

His leadership philosophy as Chief Executive of Citycare Water is developing diverse talent, fostering collaboration in service delivery and advocating for sustainable Three Waters solutions.  

Tim is actively involved in shaping current water reforms as a Board Member of Water New Zealand and as a member of a Department of Internal Affairs Technical Steering Group on Water. He believes strong leadership and industry knowledge will ensure informed decision making and workable outcomes which deliver the intent of the structural changes for our communities.

Tim holds a Master of Business Administration and is a member of the Institute of Directors. He is also Chair of the Stakeholder Group for Water for infrastructure ITO Connexis and Chair of Apex Environmental Ltd, a Citycare subsidiary focused on the design and build of bespoke water and wastewater treatment plants.


Alastair Ridgway

Executive General Manager, Finance & Administration

Alastair has held the role of GM Finance at Citycare since January 2014. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has 30 years' experience working in a variety of industries covering Chemical, Explosives, Plastics, Electronics and Construction. He has experience in Treasury, International Tax Systems, Corporate Finance and Management Accounting. His responsibilities include ensuring that financial systems, processes and controls are implemented and operating to ensure the company has the business information needed to operate effectively, and that the external reporting responsibilities are fulfilled. Alastair also leads the Treasury and Risk Management team.