Thermaflo Team

Process Engineers

Kevin Gilbert

Kevin Gilbert

Business Development Director

Kevin has been MD at Thermaflo for over 20 years and has a strong commercial and sales background within the food process industry, the majority of experience is in the dairy industry. Over the years Kevin and his business partner, Mark Dykes, have established a solid foundation for the business to... Read more →

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Mark Dykes

Mark Dykes

Director (Sales)

Mark gained a BSC (hons) from the University of Canterbury in 1980 and a post graduate diploma in quality assurance from Massey University in 1987. These qualifications allowed Mark to work as a quality manager/officer for a number of companies such as Ruakara Research, Gallagher group and Fonterra... Read more →

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Robert Crocker

Robert Crocker

General Manager

In charge of our Health and Safety System, Robert has many years’ experience in Company Management, Business Systems, Operational Management, and evaluating business and personnel risks. We use a system called PeopleSafe to help us manage our Health and Safety System. Robert has in depth knowledge... Read more →

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John Pickering

John Pickering

Technical Sales Specialist (Packaging)

Moving from the UK to Australia in early 2017, John is Thermaflo's Technical Sales Specialist who's focus is based around product packaging. Having worked in the food and beverage sector for the past 7 years John knows what is required for a product to succeed in such a competitive market, and his... Read more →

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Stuart Elston

Stuart Elston

Senior Process Engineer (Design Team Leader)

With more than 27 years experience in the dairy/food processing industry, Stu started off working at Goodman Fielder where he quickly climbing to the position of supervisor. While at Goodman Fielder Stu received a certificate in dairy technology from WIT and a diploma in Dairy technology from Massey... Read more →

James Conwell

James Conwell

Process Engineer

James graduated from Massey University with a Btech (hons) degree in 2001. He has been involved in the sales, design and manufacture of systems and equipment for the food and feed industries for over 15 years. James has been working for Thermaflo since 2008 where he has managed a multitude of... Read more →

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Brandon Cawood

Brandon Cawood

Process Support Engineer

Brandon became a qualified sheet metal worker in 1995 while working for Stainless Steel Specialists Ltd. Since then Brandon has developed his skills as a stainless steel fabricator and on architectural computer aided design systems (AutoCAD & Inventor) for a number of various different projects.... Read more →

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Marcus Braga

Marcus Braga

Process Engineer

Marcus obtained his Bachelor in Industrial Mechanical Engineering in 2012, and took a role as a Design and Project Engineer at FIAT-Chrysler (Brazil). He moved with his family to NZ in 2014, and since then has been involved in the design and manufacture of a wide range of Stainless Steel Process... Read more →

Jeremy Hill

Jeremy Hill

Process Engineer

As a commercial flight instructor in a former life, Jeremy has proven he is more than capable to focus on detail, and adhere to the highest standards. With a career change that included more studying, Jeremy completed a B. Eng - Biotechnology Degree and is a fully qualified Chemical Engineer.... Read more →

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  • Palmerston North
Rowena Huntingdon

Rowena Huntingdon

Administration & Financial Manager

Being the admin manager at Thermaflo, Rowena is in charge of doing creditors/debtors/wages etc. She finds the best part of her role is the importing/exporting of our specialised equipment and talking with our customers. She enjoys working at Thermaflo because every job we do is different, no two... Read more →

Colin Painter

Colin Painter

Registered Industrial Electrician

Colin has been working in the industrial electrical field for more than 20 years. In that time has worked on many large factory plant installs throughout the country, as well as design and install of continuous plant improvement. Read more →

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Charl Fourie

Charl Fourie

Registered Industrial Electrician

Charl is a New Zealand registered industrial electrician. Between 2005 and 2007 Charl took on a number of projects for various different electrical agencies while he lived in London. In 2007 Charl moved back to South Africa where he developed his skills working for Design Engineering Automation... Read more →

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Zane Brookes

Zane Brookes

Registered Industrial Electrician & Automation Engineer

Zane has been an electrician for the past 11 years, working in all aspects – domestic, commercial and industrial. He has been working with Thermaflo since 2014 where he is an industrial electrician and has trained to be qualified automation technician. Read more →

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Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts

Chief Financial Officer

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Matt Black

Matt Black

Foreman

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  • Palmerston North
Dominic Lawrence

Dominic Lawrence

Fabricator Welder

Dom has his Level 4 in Mechanical Engineering.  He worked at Steelfort Engineering for 2 and a half years as a Stainless Steel Fabricator , Aqua Heat NZ Ltd for 6 years doing Colt Manufacturing / Flypress Operating and in the Weta Workshop in Wellington as a Fabricator on high speed camera racks. ... Read more →

Leigh Cummerfield

Leigh Cummerfield

Fabricator Welder

Leigh has his level 4 in Light Fabrication.  Leigh spent time in Helensvale Queensland as a Aluminium Boat Fabricator before coming back to NZ to complete his apprenticeship with Etech Industries.  After that he had a variety of roles before joining Thermaflo in 2018 to become a vital member of... Read more →

James Dykes

James Dykes

Fabricator Welder

James helped with a one off job for Reactive Engineering which comprised of dismantling a plant that was sent to Turkey to be reassembled.  Realizing he enjoyed this line of work he then worked for 8 months as a Welder Assistant /  Fabricator for Metalmorphic Ltd before  he joined the team at... Read more →