Meet our people. 

Understand our philosophy.

Our Maxims
Ask Questions
Be Thorough
Limber Up
Pull Together

We are a 100% Kiwi, family-owned and operated company with more than twenty-five years in the construction industry.

Alan Milne established Milne Project Management in 1996 and has developed a reputation for his extensive knowledge of the construction industry.  He is valued for his creative problem solving, his conscientious management approach, his broad perspective and his commitment to realising a project within the timeframe and on budget. He is proud of the projects he has managed and of the working relationships he has built over the years with many communities.   

Alan Milne
Education / Professional Affiliations
  • BE(Civil), University of Canterbury
  • CMEngNZ, Chartered Member of Engineering NZ

Andrew joined his dad at Milne Project Management in 2017, bringing his sharp attention to detail and strategic planning.  He has gained over twelve years' experience in the construction industry in New Zealand and Australia, working in roles as a civil engineer, project manager and construction lawyer.  He is tenacious, efficient and level-headed.  He has worked for one of New Zealand’s largest engineering consultancies, a commercial law firm in Melbourne and, since bringing his young and growing family back to Auckland, is now enjoying working alongside his dad back home.

Andrew Milne
Education / Professional Affiliations
  • BE(Hons)(Civil), LLB, MA
  • Admitted as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand

We're excited to have Sam on board as the most recent addition to Milne Project Management.  Before moving to Auckland, he gained experience as a structural engineer for a variety of commercial projects, and then as project engineer on several major infrastructure projects including the Sydney Light Rail, and the Pacific National Logistics Terminal in NSW, Australia.  Since then he has worked as a project engineer for the Puhoi to Warkworth motorway extension.  Sam is a team player and team builder, able to coordinate and cooperate with the various parties that are involved on a project.  He also enjoys being a team player on the football field in his leisure time.

Samuel Lane
Project Manager
Education / Professional Affiliations
  • BE(Hons)(Structures), University of Sydney
Building trust

A project can only work when relationships are valued and fostered, and team members are supported and encouraged.

Visualising the big picture

We need to understand the vision of the client, and we need to help the client to understand the feasibility of their vision.

Communicating effectively

We communicate with purpose and clarity.

Anticipating curve balls

With thorough planning, watertight procedures and a wealth of experience, we endeavour to sidestep these before they become an issue.

Solving problems

When obstacles hinder progress, we get stuck in, using our creativity and grit, to find answers and new paths forward.

Driving the momentum

With a finger on the pulse, we are always conscious of what needs to be actioned to keep things rolling.

Quality, longevity and visual appeal

Excellent design, functionality and beautiful aesthetics are all passions of ours. We want our buildings to last, to serve their purpose and to be attractive in the space they sit in.


Goes hand-in-hand with quality – superior quality ensures longevity.