Umesh Daya
B.E. (Civil-Structrual), RMP (PMI), SMP (PMI)
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Umesh is well respected across the Auckland construction industry where he has amassed an impressive portfolio of Project Managing projects across several sectors such as Commercial, Retail, Industrial, Healthcare and Residential. Early in his career, Umesh was based on site for 2 years at NZDF Devonport Naval Base as Client Representative Project Manager as well as being based full time on site at CMDHB Middlemore Hospital campus for 3 years Project Managing the delivery of large-scale complex building and infrastructure projects within a fully operational Hospital site. This site-based experience coupled with his Structural Engineering background has well equipped him to understand the technical intricacies of leading the development and delivery of large scale vertical building projects, which has seen him exceed client expectations on major projects up to $150m both here in New Zealand as well as Vancouver, Canada.


Umesh is a results-oriented leader with excellent organizational, interpersonal and management skills. He prides himself on building genuine relationships with his clients, consultants and contractors alike. If you know Umesh, he is well liked by his peers and has a passion for pushing the boundaries and challenging the status-quo on projects.


His strategic advice and input into the planning and development phases of a project are invaluable and this is where Umesh can provide real value to clients and their projects to ensure projects are set up correctly and destined for success.


Prior to TOBA, Umesh was an Associate at RCP where he was a key member of the management team. He brings a wealth of business knowledge to the TOBA executive team where he heads up the new Building sector of TOBA Projects.

Umesh's previous project experience



  • Ormiston Town Centre ($400m)

  • Ormiston Pak’nSave ($20m)

  • AIAL Quad 7 Commercial Building ($35m)

  • Tauranga Crossing Retail Park ($200m)

  • Samson 42 Ponsonby Road Commercial Building ($45m) Living Building

  • AIAL Retail Shopping Centre

  • AIAL Quad 5 Level 3 Fitout

  • AIAL Quad 7 Meridian Fitout

  • AIAL Quad 7 Airways Fitout

  • Devonport New World

  • Orewa New World ($8m)

  • Highbrook Commercial Building - Building 6 ($20m)

  • BC Hydro Dunsmuir Building (Canada)

  • BC Hydro Edmonds Tower Redevelopment (Canada


  • CMDHB Edmund Hillary Block ($50m)​

  • Biomedical Engineering facility

  • Allied Health rehabilitation centre

  • Haematology Day Stay and ward

  • Mental Health Services for Older Person facility

  • Gastroenterology Procedure Suites and ward

  • General Surgery 60 bed ward

  • General Medicine 60 bed ward

  • Staff Cafeteria

  • Cardiac Investigation Unit

  • Plastics ward

  • Allied Health storage facilities

  • CMDHB Tiaho Mai Mental Health Facility

  • CMDHB Lift and Link Construction

  • CMDHB Gynaecology Care Unit

  • CMDHB Assessment and Birthing Unit

  • CMDHB Antenatal and Postnatal Wards

  • CMDHB Tunnels and Corridors Infrastructure Redevelopment

  • NZDF Devonport Naval Health and Dental Precinct

  • NZDF Devonport Naval Hospital Redevelopment




  • Air New Zealand Logistics Building ($10m)

  • Ford Parts Distribution Warehouse ($10m)

  • Coda Savill Link Warehouse and Rail Siding ($10m)

  • Acco Warehouse


  • NZDF Devonport Naval Base Wharf Redevelopment ($8m)

  • City of White Rock Wharf (Canada)

  • City of White Rock Pier Redevelopment (Canada)


  • ASB Tennis Auckland Stadium Redevelopment

  • Ibis Hotel – Airport ($15m)

  • AIAL Te Kaitaka Marketing Suite

  • City of Surrey Animal Care and Adoption Centre (Canada) (CAD$10m)

  • City of Surrey Shannon Hall Redevelopment (Canada)

  • City of Surrey Stewart Farm (Canada)

  • City of Surrey City Hall (Canada)