Our People


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Our people are at the core of what makes Ergo different. Meet some of the faces and have a brief introduction to the wealth of experience and talent we have to offer at Ergo.

Chris Turney

BE. CPEng MEngNZ

Owner/Director

Chris Turney

Director – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 36

Years at Ergo: 15

Richard Cuthbert

BSc (Hons), MSc., CEng, FEngNZ

Chairman

Richard Cuthbert

Chairman

Years’ experience: 32

Years at Ergo: 7

Craig Brown

BA, BCom.

Advisor to the Board

Craig Brown

Commercial Manager

Years’ experience: 28

Years at Ergo: 5

Alistair Williams

MSc., CEng.

Head of Department – Power Systems

Alistair Williams

Head of Department – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 27

Years at Ergo: 6

Steve Gaskin

CPEng (Civil/Structural) BE NZCE

Head of Department – Civil & Structural Engineering

Steve Gaskin

Head of Department – Civil & Structural Engineering

Years Experience 22

Years at Ergo 3

 

Kane Morison

BE (Hons) – Mechanical

Wellington - Office Leader

Kane Morison

Wellington - Office Lead

Years’ experience: 10

Years at Ergo: 1

Jack Stainton

BE (Hons), BSc

Operations Manager

Jack Stainton

Operations Manager

Years’ experience: 6

Years at Ergo: 6

Chris Turney

BE. CPEng MEngNZ

Technical Director – Power Systems

Chris Turney

Technical Director – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 38

Years at Ergo: 18

Alistair Williams

MSc., CEng

Head of Department – Power Systems

Alistair Williams

Head of Department – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 27

Years at Ergo: 6

Carla Smith

BE., NZCE, CPEng MEngNZ

Technical Director – Power Systems

Carla Smith

Technical Director – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 29

Years at Ergo: 17

Ross Dodd

NZCE

Principal Engineer – Section Lead – Power Systems

Ross Dodd

Principal Engineer – Section Lead – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 37

Years at Ergo: 16

Soumya Doar

BE (Hons)

Senior Engineer – Section Lead – Power Systems

Soumya Doar

Senior Engineer – Section Lead – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 10

Years at Ergo: 10

Jack Stainton

BE (Hons), BSc

Senior Engineer - Section Lead - Power Systems

Jack Stainton

Section Lead

Years’ experience: 6

Years at Ergo: 6

Gavin Austin

BE (Hons)

Senior Engineer - Team Leader - Power Systems

Gavin Austin

Senior Engineer - Team Leader - Power Systems

Years' Experience: 8

Years at Ergo:

Alan Barrow

Elec. HC, BA

Technical Director – Principal Engineer – Power Systems

Alan Barrow

Technical Director – Principal Engineer – Power Systems

Specialty - Protection Systems

Years’ experience: 44

Years at Ergo: 6

 

Richard Fairbairn

CPEng (NZ) & Int. CPEng

Technical Director - Power Systems

Richard Fairbairn

Technical Director - Power Systems

Years' Experience: 30+

Years at Ergo: 1

David Fraser

BE (Hons)

Technical Specialist – Senior Engineer – Power Systems

David Fraser

Technical Specialist – Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 6

Years at Ergo: 6

Larry Nerida

Bsc Electrical

Technical Specialist - Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Larry Nerida

Senior Protection Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 17

Years at Ergo: 1

Maria Kobe

BE, PhD (Electrical)

Technical Specialist – Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Maria Kobe

Technical Specialist – Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Specialty - Modelling & Earthing 

Years' experience: 29

Years at Ergo: 10

Steve Timmins

NZCE

Technical Specialist – Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Steve Timmins

Technical Specialist – Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Speciality – Protection Systems

Years’ experience: 44

Years at Ergo: 14

Allan Fong

BE (Hons)

Technical Specialist – Engineer – Power Systems

Allan Fong

Technical Specialist – Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 5

Years at Ergo: 5

Mufid Altorok

BE, MEngNZ

Technical Specialist - Engineer – Power Systems

Mufid Altorok

Technical Specialist - Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 10

Years at Ergo: 3

Rose Jayaweera

BE (Hons)

Engineer – Power Systems

Rose Jayaweera

Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 8

Years at Ergo: 2

Peter Kim

BE (Hons)

Engineer – Power Systems

Peter Kim

Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 8

Years at Ergo: 3

Jun Qin

BE (Hons)

Engineer – Power Systems

Jun Qin

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 3

Years at Ergo: 3

Fergus Duggan

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Fergus Duggan

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 1

Years at Ergo: 1

Caitlin Bergervoet

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Caitlin Bergervoet

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 1

Years at Ergo: 1

Ben Buckley

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Ben Buckley

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 1

Years at Ergo: 1

Christina Yuan

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Christina Yuan

Graduate Engineer

Years’ experience: 1

Years at Ergo: 1

Bhaviteja Muppalaneni

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Bhaviteja Muppalaneni

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems
Years' experience: 1
Years at Ergo:

Royce Park

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Royce Park

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems
Years' experience: 1
Years at Ergo:

Joseph Rule

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Joseph Rule

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems
Years' Experience: 1
Years at Ergo:

Bo Li

BEngTech

Asset Data Technician/Junior Engineer

Bo Li

Asset Data Technician / Junior Engineer

Year's Experience: 6

Years at Ergo: 1

Maria Juvy Karamihan

CAD Designer – Power Systems

Maria Juvy Karamihan

CAD Designer – Section Lead - Power Systems

Years’ experience: 13

Years at Ergo: 4

Simon Grainger

CAD Designer

CAD Designer - Power Systems

Simon Grainger

CAD Designer - Power Systems

Years' Experience: 15

Year's at Ergo: 2

Olivia McIntyre

CAD Designer – Power Systems

Olivia McIntyre

CAD Designer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 11

Years at Ergo: 11

Steve Gaskin

BE NZCE, CPEng (Civil/Structural)

Head of Department – Civil & Structural Engineering

Steve Gaskin

Civil Engineer – Head of Department

Years’ experience: 21

Years at Ergo: 2

 

 

 

Nigel Stent

NZCE (Mech)

Design Delivery Manager – Civil & Structural Engineering

Nigel Stent

Design Delivery Manager – Civil & Structural Engineering

Years experience 32

Year at Ergo 2

 

Shashi Patel

BE (Civil)

Senior Structural Engineer – Civil & Structural Engineering

Shashi Patel

Structural Engineer – Civil & Structural Engineering

Years Experience 11

Years at Ergo 2

 

Stuart Dring

BE (Civil/Structural )

Civil Engineer - Section Lead - South Island

Stuart Dring

Civil Engineer - Section Lead - South Island - Civil & Structural Engineering

Years' Experience 12

Year's at Ergo 1

 

 

Peter Druce

BE (Hons) Civil

Intermediate Engineer - South Island

Peter Druce

Structural Engineer - South Island - Civil & Structural Engineer

Years' Experience 4+

Year's at Ergo 1

Chris Avery

BE (Hons) Civil

Civil Engineer - Lead Designer

Chris Avery

Civil Engineer  - Lead Designer 

Years Experience 20

Years at Ergo 1

Claire Alderton

BSR

CAD Draftsperson – Civil & Structural

Claire Alderton

CAD Draftsperson – Civil & Structural

Years experience 6 

Year at Ergo 2

 

Wilbur Peters

BE (Civil/Structural )

Graduate Engineer

Wilbur Peters

Graduate Engineer - Civil & Structural Engineering

Years Experience 2

Years at Ergo 2

 

 

Richard Cuthbert

BSc, MSc.

Chairman

Richard Cuthbert

Chairman

Years’ experience: 33

Years at Ergo: 7

Craig Brown

BA, BCom.

Commercial Manager

Craig Brown

Commercial Manager

Years’ experience: 29

Years at Ergo: 6

Angela Lin

BCOM Accounting & Finance + CPA Australia

Finance Manager

Angela Lin

Finance Manager

Years' Experience: 12

Years at Ergo: 1

Shalini Bhandari

B Com, Post Grad Dip Business Admin (HR)

Administration & Accounts Support

Shalini Bhandari

Administration & Accounts Support

Years' experience:13

Years at Ergo: 5

Kate Pineda

BA(Hons) Community Education

Admin Support

Kate Pineda

Administration Support

Years' experience:10

Years at Ergo: 1

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