Our People


Inspired. Agile. Genuine.

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

Director – Power Systems

Chris Turney

Director – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 35

Years at Ergo: 15

Richard Cuthbert

BSc (Hons), MSc., CEng, FEngNZ

Chairman

Richard Cuthbert

Chairman

Years’ experience: 32

Years at Ergo: 3

Craig Brown

BA, BCom.

Non-Executive Director

Craig Brown

Commercial Manager

Years’ experience: 27

Years at Ergo: 4

Mark Tomkins

BE (Electrical) (Hons), CPEng, IntPE, MEngNZ

Head of Department - Strategic Consulting

Mark Tomkins

Office Manager

Years' experience: 30

Years at Ergo: 3

Steve Gaskin

CPEng (Civil/Structural) BE NZCE

Head of Department – Civil & Structural Engineering

Steve Gaskin

Head of Department – Civil & Structural Engineering

Years Experience 20

Years at Ergo 1

 

Ali Shackell

B Soc Sci (Psych), Post Grad Dip Business Admin (HR)

Human Resources

Ali Shackell

Human Resources

Years' experience: 27 years

Years at Ergo: 2

Rebecca Rempel

BA (HON), CA

Finance Manager

Rebecca Rempel

Finance Manager

Years’ experience: 11 years

Years at Ergo: 1

Alistair Williams

MSc., CEng.

Head of Department – Power Systems

Alistair Williams

Head of Department – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 24

Years at Ergo: 3

Chris Turney

BE. CPEng MEngNZ

Technical Director – Power Systems

Chris Turney

Technical Director – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 35

Years at Ergo: 15

Alistair Williams

MSc., CEng.

Head of Department – Power Systems

Alistair Williams

Head of Department – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 24

Years at Ergo: 3

Carla Smith

BE., NZCE, CPEng MEngNZ

Technical Director – Power Systems

Carla Smith

Technical Director – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 26

Years at Ergo: 14

Ross Dodd

NZCE.

Principal Engineer - Section Lead – Power Systems

Ross Dodd

Principal Engineer - Section Lead – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 34

Years at Ergo: 13

Amrita Sharma

BE (Hons).

Engineer – Power Systems

Amrita Sharma

Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 11

Years at Ergo: 11

Matthew Whitmore

BE (Hons).

Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Matthew Whitmore

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 2

Years at Ergo: 2

Kenny Dunn

PMP, MEng

Senior Project Manager - Section Lead – Power Systems

Kenny Dunn

Senior Project Manager - Section Lead – Power Systems

Years’ experience:  17

Years at Ergo: 1

Soumya Doar

BE (Hons).

Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Soumya Doar

Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 8

Years at Ergo: 8

Sarel Peens

BEng (Electrical and Electronic)

Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Sarel Peens

Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 13

Years at Ergo: 1

Alan Barrow

Elec. HC, BA.

Technical Specialist - Principal Engineer – Power Systems

Alan Barrow

Technical Specialist –Principal Engineer - Power Systems

Specialty - Protection Systems

Years’ experience: 42

Years at Ergo: 3

 

Maria Kobe

BE, PhD (Electrical)

Technical Specialist - Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Maria Kobe

Technical Specialist – Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Specialty - Modelling & Earthing 

Years' experience: 27

Years at Ergo: 8

Steve Timmins

NZCE.

Technical Specialist - Senior Engineer – Power Systems

Steve Timmins

Technical Specialist –Senior Engineer - Power Systems

Specialty - Protection Systems

 

Years’ experience: 41

Years at Ergo: 11

Aleksandr Zernov

Technical Specialist - Engineer - Power Systems

Aleksandr Zernov

Technical Specialist - Engineer - Power Systems

Years’ experience: 14

Years at Ergo: 1

David Fraser

BSc (Electrical Engineering)

Technical Specialist - Engineer - Power Systems

David Fraser

Technical Specialist –Engineer - Power Systems

Years’ experience: 4

Years at Ergo: 4

Allan Fong

BE (Electrical) (Hons)

Technical Specialist - Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Allan Fong

Technical Specialist - Graduate Engineer - Power Systems

Years’ experience: 3

Years at Ergo: 3

Hugh Stephens

BE (Hons)

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Hugh Stephens

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 1

Years at Ergo: 1

Jack Stainton - Christchurch Office

BE (Hons), BSc.

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Jack Stainton - Christchurch Office

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 2

Years at Ergo: 2

Daniel Adams-Zarate - Christchurch Office

BSc

Technical Specialist - Engineer - Power Systems

Daniel Adams-Zarate - Christchurch Office

Technical Specialist - Engineer - Power Systems

Years’ experience: 

Years at Ergo: 

Jonny Lung - Christchurch Office

BE

Engineer – Power Systems

Jonny Lung - Christchurch Office

Graduate Engineer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 6

Years at Ergo: 1

Stefano Contini

Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems)

Senior Designer - Section Leader – Power Systems

Stefano Contini

Senior CAD Designer - Section Leader – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 15

Years at Ergo: 1

Olivia McIntyre

Senior Designer – Power Systems

Olivia McIntyre

Senior CAD Designer – Power Systems

Years’ experience: 9

Years at Ergo: 9

Maria Juvy Karamihan

Designer - Power Systems

Maria Juvy Karamihan

CAD Designer - Power Systems

Years’ experience: 11

Years at Ergo: 2

Steve Gaskin

CPEng (Civil/Structural) BE NZCE

Head of Department – Civil & Structural Engineering

Steve Gaskin

Civil Engineer - Head of Department

Years’ experience: 20

Years at Ergo: 1

 

 

 

Shashi Patel

BE (Civil)

Structural Engineer - Civil & Structural Engineering

Shashi Patel

Structural Engineer - Civil & Structural Engineering

Years Experience 10

Years at Ergo 1

 

Nigel Stent

NZCE (Mech)

Design Delivery Manager - Civil & Structural Engineering

Nigel Stent

Design Delivery Manager - Civil & Structural Engineering

Years experience 31

Year at Ergo 1

 

Mark Tomkins

BE (Electrical) (Hons), CPEng, IntPE, MEngNZ

Head of Department - Strategic Consulting

Mark Tomkins

Team Leader - Strategic Consulting

Years' experience: 30

Years at Ergo: 3

 

Richard Cuthbert

BSc, MSc.

Chairman

Richard Cuthbert

Chairman

Years’ experience: 31

Years at Ergo: 3

Craig Brown

BA, BCom.

Commercial Manager

Craig Brown

Commercial Manager

Years’ experience: 27

Years at Ergo: 4

Rebecca Rempel

BA (HON), CA

Finance Manager

Rebecca Rempel

Finance Manager

Years’ experience: 11 years

Years at Ergo: 1

Suzanne Callesen

Office Administrator

Suzanne Callesen

Office Administrator

Years' experience: 26

Years at Ergo: 2

Shalini Bhandari

Office Administrator

Shalini Bhandari

Office Administrator

Years' experience:2

Years at Ergo: 2

Ali Shackell

B Soc Sci (Psych), Post Grad Dip Business Admin (HR)

Human Resources

Ali Shackell

Human Resources

Years' experience: 27 years

Years at Ergo: 2

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