Rob Thomson

Health & Safety Consultant
Ph. 027 3900228

Rob brings with him 30 years’ experience in successful business ownership across different industries and understands first-hand the challenges that health and safety and human resources legislative obligations bring with employing staff. Rob also understands how health and safety impacts businesses and the requirement of safe working environments.

Rob also offers great expertise in Governance, having served two terms as an elected District Councillor and ten years as a Board of Trustees Chairman across two different schools.

Rob has been heavily involved in H&S across a range of industries and has a number of NZQA H&S qualifications including ACC WSMP Auditor, Confined Space Entry and Occupational Safety & Health. He brings a practical approach to safety in the workplace.

Rob Thomson - Health & Safety Consultant
Marty Crafer - Health & Safety Consultant

Marty Crafar

Health & Safety Consultant
Ph. 027 4524002

Marty brings with him 30 years’ experience in the logistics/transportation, farming and agricultural service industries, having worked extensively with large trucking companies within NZ.  Marty has been front-line with the health and safety challenges that these industries present.

Marty’s years of practical knowledge and experience complements his health & safety qualifications to ensure clients are provided with pragmatic business solutions.


Charlaine Barnfather

Human Resources Consultant
Ph. 027 5558625

Charlaine has worked in executive leadership roles managing employees both nationally and internationally for 20 years within large corporate, public sector and privately owned enterprises.  With a strong strategic focus and commercial acumen, Charlaine’s career has encompassed a variety of Human Resources roles in the Petrochemical (Oil & Gas), Engineering, Mining and Health Industries. 

Charlaine holds a Bachelor of Business Studies (BBS) with a double-major in Human Resources Management and Communications Management, and is a member of HRINZ.

Charlaine Barnfather - Human Resources Consultant

Dean Crutchley

Ph. 027 5551668

Dean brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience in Contract Management, Sales and Marketing, and Production and Processes, with qualifications to complement these.

His knowledge of these industries in conjunction with Health & Safety will assist businesses into making the right decisions towards implementing appropriate H&S and HR solutions.

In his spare time, Dean trains horses and manages other livestock. He looks forward to forming new and ongoing relationships to provide solutions for all businesses.

Kirsten Wech

Administration & Technical Officer
Ph. 021746400

Kirsten is a Senior Administrator with over 30 years of experience, having worked in multiple industries undertaking many different roles in an executive capacity. Her ethos is to provide professional confidential business and administration services to a high quality. She can advise on best practice and offers an efficient service for any administration requirements.

Kirsten Wech - Administration & Technical Officer
Ra Rubick - Office Administrator

Ra Rubick

Office Administrator
Ph. 0508 424723

Ra is an Office Administrator with approx. 20 years of experience, having worked in government agencies and the oil & gas industry. She will be the first point of contact in the office and will provide our clients with prompt efficient service.

Ra’s claim to fame is having completed her 20th marathon in 2018, with 15 of those being the Baylys Mountain to Surf Marathon in Taranaki. That’s impressive! Her self-motivation will keep our office running smoothly.

Renee Wilson

Finance Coordinator
Ph. 0508 424723

Renee joins our team as the Finance Co-ordinator.  She is a Chartered Accountant who has professional accounting experience across a range of industries.

She is able to assist with any accounting related queries and is the person to contact for any invoice related questions.

Renee Wilson - Finance Coordinator
Astrid Haesli - HR Consultant

Astrid Haesli

HR Consultant
Ph. 027 2356922

Astrid has over 18 years’ experience in a range of Human Resources, Employment Relations and Learning and Development roles in a variety of sectors including health, education, social housing, professional services and oil and gas. She has partnered with both large and small organisations to provide pragmatic advice and support across the full-range of Human Resources and Employment Relations functions. Her knowledge of best practice human resources and employment relations approaches will assist you in implementing the solutions that best fit your business needs.

Karla Simpson

H&S and HR Administrator
Ph. 0508 424723

Karla brings to the team 25 years administrative experience across various sectors including Real Estate, Helicopter Tourism, Building Maintenance, Bank Security and University Education, with the last 10 years being focused specifically on Document Control within the Construction and Oil & Gas sectors. Her experience includes time in England, Scotland, Ireland and more recently Australia. Having previously represented Taranaki in five different sports, Karla is sure to keep us on our toes!

Renee Wilson - Finance Coordinator