Meet the MECO Team

Our strength is our workforce of qualified tradesmen, with the support of an experienced project management team. Over the years we have enjoyed a high retention of staff, as we maintain an open-door policy and an environment which encourages employees to show innovation and reach for their potential.Our staff numbers vary from around 50 to 100 - depending on what projects we are catering for.

At Meco there’s no demarcation between trades, as all staff collaborate to get the job done.

All members of our management team have served hands-on trades’ time, giving them an intricate understanding of the engineering business.

Kim EverestKim Everest

General Manager
Phone: 027 445 9261
Email: [email protected]

Kim joined the Meco team in February 2017 as our Administration Manager.

Coming from the business sector and being in business herself for a number of years.  Kim brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to this role which supports our engineering operations.



Ian LindIan Lind


Email: [email protected]

Ian has been with the company since 1986, and as the managing director, he is the person to whom staff turn to for support. He continues to create a company culture of accessibility and flexibility, while driving it in a commercially viable way for its shareholders. A fitter and turner by trade, Ian has a business diploma and more than 50 years of hands-on engineering industry experience.

Steve De BruynSteve De Bruyn

Operations Manager
Phone: 021 663 248
Email: [email protected]

Steve joined Meco Engineering in 2007 as a qualified tradesman with extensive skills in heavy fabrication.

With his great attention to detail plus quality workmanship, Steve delivers finesse to the finished project for our clients.

Steve's logistical planning and project management skills are in high demand from satisfied customers.

Geoff HaleGeoff Hale

Contracts Manager
Phone: 021 663 285
Email: [email protected]

Geoff Hale joined Meco Engineering in 2012 as part of the team as an Estimator/Project Engineer, having been out of the industry for a short period of time.  

Geoff’s experience as an engineer extends into design, procurement, project management, hazop analysis, construction supervision and commissioning of machinery and piping.  Geoffs vast professional experience sets him well for working in our team and with our customers.

Grant DuncanGrant Duncan

Estimator/Project Engineer
Phone: 021 863 262
Email: [email protected]

Grant Duncan has recently joined us and brings over 25 years of extensive experience in Petrochemical. Grant's more recent experience is in Oil and Gas.

Having spent nearly 40 years in various roles, including Project Management, Design Draughtsman, Project Engineer, General Mechanical Services Co-ordinator and Turnaround Planner, Grant's can do attitude is a fundamental point that is fully supported in the Meco team.



Adrian MacKayAdrian MacKay

Estimator/Project Engineer
Phone: 027 599 9800
Email: [email protected]

Adrian joined the Meco Team in October 2019 as our Works Manager and brings with him over thirty five years of experience in the engineering industry. 

He has worked on many projects in the Taranaki region and across the lower north Island including heavy fabrication, maintenance, draughting, plant installation, estimating and project management.  He offers support in many areas of the business to a dedicated and experienced team.

Awad RamAwad Ram

Mechanical Engineer
Phone: 021 663 242
Email: [email protected]

Awad Ram, our Mechanical Service Engineer, graduated from Fiji's Institute of Technology School of Mechanical Engineering, in 1990.

For the next fifteen years, Awad worked extensively in Fiji in the field of manufacturing and plant maintenance. Most of this work required complying to the ISO9002 standard.

After moving to New Zealand in 2008 to take up a position with Meco Engineering, Awad has continued using his experience in mechanical breakdowns, new installations, servicing machinery and in project work, as the Mechanical Service Engineer.

Sakeasi WaicereSakeasi Waicere

Structural Foreman
Phone: 021 863 265

Graduated from Fiji Institute of Technology with a Trade Certificate after spending 4 years completing an apprenticeship.

Joining Meco Engineering in 2014 as a Tradesman, and in 2019 promoted to a Structural Foreman.

I aspire to complete my projects on time and budget, and meet all the safety and quality requirements to satisfy my customers requests and needs. 

Darren BurnardDarren Burnard

Service Engineer
Phone: 021 663 439
Email: [email protected]

Darren has worked in the heavy fabrication department at Meco since 2001. He has a wide range of knowledge and experience in this field as well as in pool fencing, security fencing and security gates.

For the last five years, Darren has taken on the role of Service Engineer which includes domestic, commercial and industrial roller door servicing, installation and repairs and also security grilles and sliding doors.

Darren takes pride in his work and strives for customer satisfaction.

David SowmanDavid Sowman

Structural Foreman
Phone: 021 663 292
Email: [email protected]

David Sowman joined Meco Engineering in October 2018 as a Fabricator Welder and very quickly was promoted to a Structural Foreman.

Hayley TaylorHayley Taylor

Senior Administrator
Phone: 06 751 0339
Email: [email protected]

Hayley joined the Meco team in February 2020 and brings with her many years of administrative and accounts experience .  Hayley will be able to help with all accounts enquires.

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