Matt Crockett

Chief Executive, Building Products Division, Fletcher Building

Matt Crockett oversees Fletcher Building’s Building Products Division, comprising most of the companies building products manufacturing operations across New Zealand and Australia. He is also an independent director of Vesper Marine, an early stage marine technology company headquartered in Auckland, and a trustee of the Spark NZ Charitable Foundation.

Prior to joining Fletcher Building in mid-2015 Matt has held senior executive and director roles across multiple companies and industries in New Zealand and Australia including telecommunications (Spark NZ), technology (Orion Health), and digital media and ecommerce (APN News and Media and GrabOne). Before this Matt worked for management consulting firm McKinsey & Company in both their Sydney and Auckland offices.  

He initially studied and worked as a mining engineering in Western Australia before being awarded a Rhodes scholarship for postgraduate study at Oxford University, where he completed a Master of Philosophy in Management.

In his spare time Matt enjoys the great outdoors including freediving, spearfishing and hunting.  Originally an Australian, Matt now considers himself a proud New Zealander, or as his wife puts it, a “born-again Kiwi”.