Thermaflo Team

Process Engineers

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 →

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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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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Andrew Wellington

Andrew Wellington

Technical Director

Andrew entered the dairy industry with trade qualifications in 1997 at the farm gate collecting milk with Murray Goulburn Co-Op [Australia] and in 2000, took an opportunity on the production floor developing knowledge and skills across many disciplines. Returning to studies at Melbourne University... 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 →

Finlay le Marquand

Finlay le Marquand

Process Support Engineer

Having recently finished his Bachelor of Food Technology (hons) at Massey University Finlay has come straight to Thermaflo. Finlay is looking forward to getting hands on experience as a process engineer and is looking forward to learning the ins and outs while working within a lively environment.  Read more →

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Tony Drysdale

Tony Drysdale

Site Service Manager (Installation Team Leader)

Tony has worked on a number of large projects since becoming a qualified sheet metal worker. In 1991 Tony was involved in the install of the D2 powder drier in Pahiatua, after a gap overseas he worked for APV, installing the SPU (specialty powders unit) for Fonterra Longburn, only to relocate it to... Read more →

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Zane Brookes

Zane Brookes

Registered Industrial Electrician

Zane has been an electrician for the past 9 years, working in all aspects – domestic, commercial and industrial. He has been working with Thermaflo since 2014 where he is an industrial electrician and training to be an automation technician.Zane spent his childhood on dairy farms throughout the... Read more →

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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.Colin has lived within the Manawatu most of his life with his family... 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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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 →

Shaun Sullivan

Shaun Sullivan

Sales and Marketing Manager

Shaun graduated from Massey University in 2014 with a bachelor of business studies degree in both marketing and Economics. Upon finishing his degree, he became Thermaflo's Sales and Marketing Manager. At Thermaflo Shaun is responsible for all advertising aspects of the business, from website design... 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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Matthew Roberts

Matthew Roberts

Chief Financial Officer

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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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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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