Team

Our ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients starts with our team of intelligent, dedicated and capable professionals. We come from a diverse range of experiences and backgrounds that include architects, designers, engineers and economical analysists.

Zhe Mu

Project Manager | B.Arch, M.Planning
zhe@kpconsultants.co.nz

Zhe has majored in architecture and urban planning, and has a broad range of experience across all facets of real estate development, from architectural design, urban planning, project management to real estate development.

He is passionate about urban regeneration and development and is an active property developer in Auckland. Having played various roles in the real estate industry, Zhe is best equipped to help clients minimize time and cost, and at the same time, maximize return.

Xinyue Ma

Design Manager | B.Arch,M.Arch
xinyue@kpconsultants.co.nz

Xinyue has worked for top design companies in the US, Europe and China. Having completed her Bachelor degree in Beijing, and Master in Los Angeles, Xinyue has been exposed to various built environments and has learnt from the best.

During her years in Auckland, Xinyue has worked on a variety of projects of different sizes and nature, from comprehensive 100 plus unit residential developments, conference facilities, to high-end single houses. She is keen to deliver high quality designs , using creativity and communication to find the best solution.

Yanni Xu

Design Manager | BAS, M.Arch(Prof), LEED AP BD+C
yanni@kpconsultants.co.nz

Having studied in the UK and New Zealand, Yanni is committed to delivering architectural design of the highest standard with a keen interest in sustainability. Yanni leads teams to deliver well thought out medium-density residential developments including apartments and terraced houses in Auckland and Queenstown.

Designing smart solutions for tricky sites can be demanding, but it’s a task Yanni relishes. She oversees every detail of a project, working to deliver amazing outcomes while collaborating with clients and coordinating consultants simultaneously.

She has a thorough understanding of the New Zealand Building Code and the Resource Management Act. She is a LEED accredited professional with expertise in the design and construction phases for the U.S. Green Building Council since 2015.

Shiwei Zhang

Project Manager | Site Manager
shiwei@kpconsultants.co.nz

Shiwei has been in consulting industry for more than a decade. He promoted the residential development around Auckland and assisted a number of developer completing all the projects.

Yan (Kyo) Qiu

Design Manager | B.Arch/M.Arch
kyo@kpconsultants.co.nz

Kyo completed her Bachelor and Master degrees in Beijing. She is a Class 1 registered architect and registered urban planner in China.

Kyo has extensive experiences in delivering a diverse mix of project types, including high-rise office buildings, luxury hotels, commercial complexes, municipal stadiums, apartments and high-end villas. She has comprehensive knowledge and understanding of building designs and construction processes, while maintaining creativity.

Kyo is specialized in resolving complex technical issues and overseeing critical details through all project phases.

Jiaran Liu

Project Architect | B.Arch
jiaran@kpconsultants.co.nz

Jiaran has more than 7 years of design experience in both China and NZ. Since graduating from University of Liverpool, he has developed the skills to work on architecture projects at various stages and scales. His professional work experience has given him a broader vision of design by developing his in-depth analytical and creative skills.

Jiaran’s research focuses on parametric architecture and algorithms-aided design. Since 2014 he has used computational techniques to develop and control complex geometries, covering parametric modelling, digital fabrication techniques, form-finding strategies, environmental analysis and structural optimisation.

Celine Xiang

Architectural Graduate | BAS, M.Arch(Prof)
celine@kpconsultants.co.nz

Having studied both Bachelors and Masters of Architectural Studies in New Zealand, Celine joined our team as an architectural graduate and started her architectural career here at KPC. She is committed to a variety of projects’ preliminary design stages and has high standards for design solutions and aesthetics.

Being a self-motivated and determined individual she is keen to fulfil a lifelong journey in the architecture industry with creativity and intelligence.

Ruini Dong

Assistant Project Lead | Dip.Arch.Tech.
ruini@kpconsultants.co.nz

Ruini has started her career in construction industry since 2015 during her study diploma in architectural technology.

Before joining KPC, Ruini completed her study in 2016 and spent most of her career in the NZ construction industry on residential and subdivisions projects. Having experiences on both renovation projects and new build projects, Ruini offers significant insight and understanding into successful project delivery, bringing personal integrity, honesty and a strong hands-on approach to all her projects.

Chendong Cao

Architectural Graduate | B.Landscape Arch,M.Arch (Still reading)
beibei@kpconsultants.co.nz

Chendong completed his Bachelor of Landscape Architecture in East China Normal University, China. Now studying in Master of Architecture in New Zealand.

Chendong had European exchange student experience and has studied civil engineering for six months. He traveled to many European countries and learned about their local architecture and culture which inspired and helped him in his further architectural studies. He is good at using design software and has high standards for graphic design and building models.

Wendy Cao

Office Manager | B.Com, M.Bus
wendy@kpconsultants.co.nz

Wendy graduated from the University of Otago business school. She holds a Master of Business degree in Finance. She is also studying part-time of architectural technology at Unitec.

Wendy is our admin & accounting team manager. Her role at KPC is to improve company systems & procedures to ensure the business operates smoothly and efficiently. She is also managing and overseeing the daily operations of the accounting team.