Scott Watson

Business Development Director

Scott is a Ministry of Works-trained civil engineer with over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry. He worked in various civil and building roles around New Zealand prior to joining Naylor Love in 1990.

Moving from a technical position into a management role, Scott opened the Canterbury division in 1995, then played a key role in developing the markets and establishing branches in Wellington, Auckland, Hamilton and Nelson.

Today Scott’s primary responsibilities are business development and management of key accounts. Scott also plays an important advisory role on technical issues and buildability across the group. After identifying that clients were keen to build more sustainably, he has become one of New Zealand’s leading advocates of engineered timber.

Scott is a director of various Naylor Love entities, including Naylor Hutchison and TWNL Projects (The Warehouse/ Naylor Love), and a shareholder of Naylor Love Enterprises. He has been on the Naylor Love Board since 2000.