Rod Aitken has over 25 years’ experience working in senior roles in both the corporate property and manufacturing sectors. Rod specialises in client sided corporate property management with a special interest in portfolio optimisation, customer service, continuous improvement and is passionate about championing the virtues of new ways of working to deliver better outcomes.
In recent years Rod was responsible for ASB’s corporate property portfolio and part of the team that delivered ASB’s head office at the Viaduct harbour. Rod now leads up Auckland Council’s Corporate Property division, responsible for 100,000m2 of office space for staff and elected members.
Rod’s current focus areas includes portfolio optimisation and the transition to flexible to deliver better out comes for council staff, customers and the community, and better value for money for ratepayers.