Our Team

DEAN PARCHOMCHUK (BENG)
DEAN PARCHOMCHUK (BENG)

Dean has well over ten years of engineering, design and project management experience in the international solar power industry.  He has...

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MIKE BASSETT-SMITH (BCOM)
MIKE BASSETT-SMITH (BCOM)

As Managing Director, Mike oversees the financial management of all large scale commercial projects. His key capabilities of analysing the financial...

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SHANE ROBINSON (BENG)
SHANE ROBINSON (BENG)

Shane has a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. He has a strong entrepreneurial...

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ROGIER SIMONS (BID-Hons)
ROGIER SIMONS (BID-Hons)

Rogier leads a team of vibrant and dynamic staff, committed to giving people more power and more choice when it comes to their energy, literally...

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MARC-ANTOINE SIMARD (BCom)
MARC-ANTOINE SIMARD (BCom)

Marc has been working with PowerSmart since 2010 and has been crucial to PowerSmart’s success in expanding domestic and international markets....

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SHANE SPICER (BSc)
SHANE SPICER (BSc)

Shane is a highly skilled people and project manager who has overseen the installation of hundreds of PowerSmart systems across Australia and New...

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MARK TOMLINSON
MARK TOMLINSON

Originally from: Auckland, NZ Interests: Travelling, skiing and playing music. Previous life: Handmade rock-candy maker. Energy/Sustainability...

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RICHARD CULLWICK (BPHED)
RICHARD CULLWICK (BPHED)

Richard has been working with PowerSmart since 2013 and looks after all marketing and communications at PowerSmart. He works closely with many of...

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NOEL ACKERMAN
NOEL ACKERMAN

Noel has been with PowerSmart for two and a half years with a role in purchasing and logistics. Noel and his wife Kris installed a 3kW system on...

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COLLEEN SCHUMACHER
COLLEEN SCHUMACHER

Originally from: Tauranga, NZ.  Interests: Running, bush walks, water sports and hitting the beach in summer, just hanging out with my 8 year...

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PRANAY KAR
PRANAY KAR

Originally from: Assam, India. Interests: Tramping, camping, photography, driving, opening up electronic equipment/computers and playing with...

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ANNA BARRETT
ANNA BARRETT

Originally from: Hamilton, New Zealand. Interests: Trail running, skiing, friends & family, hanging out and running with my dog Jay. Previous...

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JUANITA CARROTHERS
JUANITA CARROTHERS

Interests: Family, travel, experienced ironman supporter, DIY’er. Previous Life: Legal Trust Accountant. Energy /Sustainability tip: Give the...

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MATT CURRY
MATT CURRY

Originally from: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Interests: Surfing, yoga, guitar. Previous life: Business Development, sushi bar owner. "Buy...

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SAMUEL EICHLER
SAMUEL EICHLER

Sam lives in Lawrence, Central Otago on his own little bit of paradise. Started work at PowerSmart as an installer and has worked on everything from...

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JETHRO EICHLER
JETHRO EICHLER

Originally from: Omokoroa, NZ. Interests: Landscaping, gardening, cars, sustainability, renewable energy, installing PV solar systems. Previous...

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Testimonials

"We have never had a project go so smoothly, they finished two weeks ahead of schedule."

Dan Udy - Director: Udy Group

"We deal with a great number of contractors and would rate PowerSmart's delivery onsite as amongst the very best"

 

Jason Happy - National Facilities Manager at Kiwi Property

We are delighted to be supplementing our existing renewable energy supply, which already incorporates solar water heating, wind and biological initiatives with solar PV electricity. This will certainly assist us achieve our ultimate goal of self-sufficiency.”

Peter Yealands founder Yealands Estate Wines.