We will have a great line up of industry leaders, experts, and decision makers at Constructive 2024.

Speakers and panellists will be published here as they are confirmed.

Keynote Speaker
Michael McQueen

Michael McQueen is a multi-award-winning speaker, change strategist and bestselling author of ten books. With clients including Google, Toyota and Mastercard, he has helped some of the world’s most successful brands navigate uncertainty and stay ahead of the curve. Michael is a regular commentator on TV and radio and his work has featured in publications ranging from The Guardian to Forbes and CNN. In addition, Michael is a familiar face on the international conference circuit having shared the stage with the likes of Bill Gates, Mel Robbins, and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Michael has spoken to over 500,000 people across 5 continents since 2004 and is known for his engaging, entertaining, and practical conference presentations. Having been formerly named Australia’s Keynote Speaker of the Year, Michael was inducted into the Professional Speakers Hall of Fame.

Preparing Now for What’s Next for the Construction Sector

In this fast-paced & research rich keynote presentation, trend forecaster Michael McQueen will explore:
• The key technological trends will shape the coming 5 years for the construction sector with a specific focus on generative AI and its transformational potential for building design and functionality
• How evolving consumer and societal expectations around sustainability will redefine the
competitive landscape
• The defining attitudes, habits and expectations of Gen Z and how to meaningfully engage next generation customers, apprentices and employees
• A blueprint for innovation and staying at the cutting edge in fast-moving times

Find out more about Michael here.


Jehan Casinader

Jehan Casinader is one of New Zealand’s leading storytellers.

As an award-winning journalist and speaker, he helps to shape conversations about issues that matter.

Jehan is a familiar face to members of the building and construction sector and is hosting Constructive for the sixth year in a row. Using his insights, sharp interviewing skills and pacy style, he’ll create a framework for meaningful dialogue at Constructive, and help our speakers to shine.