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Xyst consultancy welcomes Paul Wilson and annouces expansion into Australia

Xyst consultancy welcomes Paul Wilson and annouces expansion into Australia
October 5, 2013

The New Zealand-based Xyst consultancy has announced the appointment of Paul Wilson as a Senior Consultant.

Wilson was previously the General Manager Community Services at Queenstown Lakes District Council, prior to which he was employed as Parks Manager with Auckland City Council and with the Department of Conservation and Antarctica New Zealand.

In his new role, Wilson will be based in Xyst's new Queenstown office and will take over the lead role in the Otago/Southland regions from Jayson Kelly.

Meanwhile Kelly has been appointed Managing Director for Xyst's new Australian operations, with the company supporting the growth of both the Yardstick programme and its general consulting business.

Kelly will be based in Sydney from October 2013.

Xyst is a specialist parks and community facilities professional services company that provides practical, sensible solutions based on sound experience both in local government and the private sector.

Established in 2001 to provide services to parks and community facility professionals who need additional resource to meet project deadlines and, at times, a wider view of the industry, Xyst has offices in Christchurch, Dunedin and Tauranga and works throughout, New Zealand, Australia and internationally.

The business secialise in parks planning and asset management projects including:

• Reserve management plans
• Open space and facility strategies
• Physical activity strategies
• Cemetery strategies and operating procedures
• Activity management plans
• Asset management plans
• Asset registers and condition assessments
• Asset valuation
• Asset management system support
• Identifying and reviewing levels of service
• Building maintenance plans
• Public toilet planning, design and maintenance
• Project management
• Benchmarking projects
• Contract management and auditing
• Asset management training
• Environment court evidence

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