The Cheal Team

The right team is critical to the success of any organisation and we are proud that Cheal has always been driven by an exceptional Management group.

Cheal is owned by Phil Battersby, David Forsyth and Phil Rielly as Directors and Anthony Moss, Rebecca Hawke and Cameron Drury as Principals. The Directors and Shareholders are full time employees and are individually responsible for various aspects of company business.

Meet the Management Team

Phil Battersby

Phil Battersby

Phil was educated at the University of Otago in Dunedin completing a Bachelor of Surveying degree. He has been a Director of Cheal Consultants since 1986. He particularly enjoys the challenge of constantly improving the efficiency and capacity of the business, which has led Cheal to quickly adopt new technology and... more

Dave Forsyth

Dave Forsyth

Dave was educated at the University of Otago in Dunedin completing a Bachelor of Surveying degree. He joined the Company in 1996 and has been a Director of Cheal Consultants since 2001. His primary focus is upon putting the needs of the client first and this has led to Cheal Consultants being ... more

Anthony Moss

Anthony Moss

Anthony was educated in Hamilton completing a New Zealand Certificate of Drafting and Surveying. He joined Cheal Consultants in 1994 and has since built one of the largest client portfolios in the company. Anthony has maintained a long standing career at Cheal Consultants as a result of the... more

Phil Rielly

Phil Rielly

A Chartered Professional Engineer with Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) (Civil) from Canterbury University, Phil joined Cheal in February 2012 as Engineering Manager and became a Director of the company in October 2013. Phil brings with him a lengthy Engineering history, with key areas of specialisation in Investigation, design and construction of ... more

Rebecca Hawke

Rebecca Hawke

With an established history in the consulting sector, relationships are a key focus for Rebecca and she places a great amount of importance on working with clients and colleagues alike to achieve exceptional outcomes. Prior to joining Cheal Consultants, Rebecca consulted on New Zealand Immigration ... more

Dean Sherrit

Dean Sherrit

Dean joined Cheal in 2008, having operated as a sole practitioner providing contract Surveying services in the Ruapehu Region. As a Registered Professional Surveyor, Dean has extensive experience in urban and rural cadastral surveys and land development... more

Cameron Drury

Cameron Drury

Cameron graduated from Massey University in 2003 with a Bachelor degree in Resource and Environmental Planning (Honours) specialising in Water and Waste Water Technologies. He has worked in local government and the private sector and has a particular interest in urban design, architecture, infrastructure planning, water management and waste water management.... more