From its inception in 1995, Anthony Leighs has led Leighs Construction to become a highly successful and well-respected national commercial construction company . This success has been delivered by a team of people, who operate within a culture focused solely on the successful completion of challenging construction projects.
Anthony’s abilities have been recognised within the industry on numerous occasions - he was winner of the NZIOB Young Achiever in 2002, and joint winner of the NZIOB Supreme Award and Innovation Award in 2005. In 2011, he was awarded commendation at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards and in 2015 he received the Special Commendation Award at the Champion Canterbury Awards for his contribution to Canterbury. Anthony is the former chairman of the New Zealand Registered Master Builders’ Association and a former deputy chairman of the Building Research Advisory Council.