Our Team

Chris McKinney

Managing Director

021 990 271
chrism@technicalfutures.co.nz

Chris has recruited for over 15 years in New Zealand, Australia and the UK with a primary focus on delivering technical, planning and engineering talent into the public and private sectors. He has worked extensively on specialist recruitment assignments in board recruitment, senior management, policy, strategy, economics, hard infrastructure (design and delivery) and has supplied into most functional areas including HR, Governance, Finance, Procurement and Marketing & Communications.

Most recently, Chris was a partner in a leading New Zealand executive recruitment business, helping to build the practice across the Auckland and Wellington markets in public sector, IT and executive recruitment. Chris takes a holistic view of client requirements and has a passion for building talented teams and expanding organisations through sourcing exceptional candidates.

Peter Baker

Associate

021 669 990
peterb@technicalfutures.co.nz

Peter Baker joined Technical Futures in 2012 after 20 years involvement in the finance industry. The important focus here at Technical Futures is to ensure that we bring industry knowledge and contacts to the sectors that we look to recruit.

For the last 11 years Peter has managed a trading room that has focused on short term trading in the New Zealand and Australian markets. Through this period maintained the industry contacts that he had built through his career and developed new industry networks.

Peter brings a strong knowledge of Funds management, equities and domestic and international broking markets.

Shane Roebeck

Associate

021 353 956
shaner@technicalfutures.co.nz

Shane has recruited for over 10 years in both New Zealand and Australia and specialises in the Construction and Civil industries. With experience in both temporary and permanent recruitment, he has established great industry networks. Shane has recent experience with the full cycle of international recruitment from sourcing international talent through to providing pastoral care services

Liesl Waldek

Senior Consultant

021 1372 072
lieslw@technicalfutures.co.nz

Liesl has joined Technical Futures in early 2019 after working for the last two and a half years recruiting in the Civil and Structural Engineering sector in Auckland. She has experience working across the Auckland, Waikato and Bay of Plenty markets and puts a strong focus on building relationships and providing strategy-based recruitment services to clients.

Jonathan McKinney

Consultant

022 020 9243
jonm@technicalfutures.co.nz

Transitioning from a successful technical sales background, Jonathan commenced recruitment with solid experience of working with complex technologies in IT, Managed Services, Telecommunications and Infrastructure. Jonathan has a proven track record of identifying candidates as a 'best fit' into all his clients. His main driver is his passion for the growth of new technology and how this interacts with business, government and the country as a whole.

Sue Van Eynde

Researcher

021 859 104
suev@technicalfutures.co.nz

Sue manages the Technical Futures candidate sourcing and research strategies through New Zealand and internationally. Sue and her team complement our consulting staff with insightful and robust research and candidate sourcing strategies geared toward the inwards flow of great talent from a variety of global locations into New Zealand. Sue delivers an essential component to every assignment, ensuring that we talk with the very best that the market has to offer whether they are actively seeking career change or not.

Tess Berry

Office Manager

09 304 1700
tessb@technicalfutures.co.nz

Tess has returned to Technical Futures after three years to support our Consulting Team in assignment delivery and management.

She supports the team remotely from Dunedin preparing candidate reports, client marketing material,
and generally ensuring that the back-office functions occur seamlessly and effectively

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