Our team

 Management - TimTechChem International Limited

Mark Fortune
General Manager - Sales and Services

Over 31 years experience in the pesticides / timber preservation industry

Graduated with a New Zealand Certificate in Science

Joined DSIR as an entomology technician before moving into R&D roles in ‘Blue Chip’ horticultural & agricultural companies Ciba-Geigy, Bayer & ICI

Joined Hickson Timber Protection in 1989 as Technical Services Executive

Joined TimTech™ Chemicals Limited as South Island Manager in August 2001

Received the NZ Institute of Management “Outstanding Achievement Award” in 2003

He has an excellent reputation for adding value to clients by optimising their chemical usage and processes

Paula Fisher
Administration Manager

The timber industry is no stranger to Administration Manager Paula Fisher, as she worked for Koppers-Hickson/Arch for 12 years

Paula has a sound knowledge of office administration with over 16 years experience in this field. She has valuable knowledge and understanding of the current HR legislation in New Zealand

Paula’s friendly, helpful nature is well known to many in the Australasian timber industry from her years of personal contact with them

Joined TimTech™ in February 2003

Bridget Derham
Territory Manager

Graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Environmental Science from the University of Plymouth (UK)

Trained and qualified as an auditor of Quality Management Systems (RABQSA certified) with IVS Ltd. As the lead auditor of the forestry team, her role included systems and surveillance audits for forestry and treatment clients.

Knowledge and experience in timber testing and assessing compliance against NZS3640 and AS1604.

Over seven years experience with timber preservatives and other hazardous substances. Including having previously worked for TimTech Chemicals.

Has a vast knowledge of the Resource Management Act including resource consent compliance and submissions of applications to councils.

Approved Test Certifier (under the Environmental Protection Authority) for the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act.

Recently attained the National Certificate in Adult Education and Training (Level 5).

Keiran Vane
Territory Manager

Keiran joined TimTechChem International in March 2015.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Otago.

Keiran has extensive experience in timber treatment testing having worked in and managed the timber testing compliance programme at IVS Ltd for 4 years.

He has extensive knowledge of NZS3640 and AS1604 standards for treated timber.

Experience in issuing compliance for treated timber with over 15,000 reports issued.

Keiran enjoys playing the guitar, snowboarding, social rugby, soccer and hockey. When he is not doing this he plays golf, swims and hikes.

Luke Spring

Luke joined the TimTechChem International team as Engineer – March 2018.

Qualified with Level 4 Certificate of Machining and Toolmaking and is currently working towards a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.

Extensive mechanical engineering knowledge and experience gained whilst working in both hands on and design positions.

Although new to the timber treatment industry, Luke is a quick learner and keen to add to his skill set.

Luke enjoys getting out into our beautiful New Zealand country side and lists paragliding, fishing and camping as some of his hobbies.

Robin Wilson (Rob)
Consultant Engineer

Rob is a highly experienced, hands-on treatment plant engineer, with a host of successful treatment installations here and in the Pacific Islands.

Rob has been associated with the timber industry for many years having worked for Koppers-Hickson, Scotts Engineering and Timber Treatments - Christchurch.

Besides being a good engineer, Rob has been an NZ Ice hockey representative, then Canterbury Coach and is now advising/coaching the Canterbury Womens ice hockey squad.

Rob worked for TimTech/TimTechChem from May 2008 until retirement on 30 June 2017.

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