Our Team

ANNA BARRETT

ANNA BARRETT

Originally from: Hamilton, New Zealand.

Interests: Trail running, skiing, friends & family, hanging out and running with my dog Jay.

Previous life: Wellington Uni Student.

Energy/Sustainability tips: You'll be amazed how far you can walk or bike in a short amount of time! I have also turned down the hot water cylinder at my flat because it was scalding hot and wasting energy. We changed the light bulbs to energy efficient ones and we wash all our clothes on cold wash. Also we have a good little vege garden which we make our own pesto and chilli paste from.

Role POWERSMART RESIDENTIAL PROJECT MANAGER

The rest of the 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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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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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 (MENG)
PRANAY KAR (MENG)

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

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Vicki Raynel
Vicki Raynel

Originally From: Te Puke. Recently returned from living in Perth, Western Australia for over ten years.  Interests: V8 Supercars, cats, friends...

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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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Jayde Sleeman
Jayde Sleeman

Originally from: Born in Yeppoon, Australia but grew up in Waihi Beach and Tauranga. Interests: Getting out and about with my kids and enjoying what...

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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.