IAONZ Board Members

The following are our current board members

Wade Maurice | Managing Director of Safe-R Insulation - Auckland

Wade Maurice

Wade Maurice is Managing Director of Safe-R Insulation. Wade has been associated with Safe-R Insulation since 2008 and has been in his current role since 2011. During his time with Safe-R, the company has developed into a provider of specialised insulation systems. It now supports a nation wide distribution network of insulation businesses, supplying them various products, technical expertise and sales support. Wade has spent most of his working life in the construction industry in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. He has a Bachelor of Business degree (Finance) from Massey University. Wade believes the insulation industry needs IAONZ to continue operating past the EECA funded era, so it can provide a voice for all associates in the insulation industry. 2015 is his first year on the IAONZ board.

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Paul Brockie | AbsoluteEnergy Ltd - Nelson

Paul Brockie

Paul is currently Managing Director of AbsoluteEnergy Ltd, an insulation company started in 2002 after Paul noted a gap in the market for giving different insulation choices for retrofit insulation and new home insulation.

Since its inception AbsoluteEnergy has been heavily involved in local Council schemes and also the Government EECA scheme.  Paul is passionate about the insulation industry and the quality of products and services provided within the industry.

Paul is also Managing Director of Brockie Renovations an Award Winning building company with a focus on high end quality renovations in the Nelson area.

While both these companies keep Paul busy, he still finds time for his other passion of following his son Jeremy’s successful football career.

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Paul Thomson | Inzone Industries

Paul Thomson

Paul is Director of Inzone Industries (Inzone) and has been an active member of IAONZ (including on the committee) and the wider industry for many years.

Inzone are a manufacturer of polyester products in NZ, producing Mammoth polyester insulation under Insulpro Manufacturing Ltd, and has an installation network under Smart Energy Solutions throughout NZ.  Inzone has also provided technical resource to IAONZ over the years.  

Nick Hall |  Managing Director, Eco Insulation Systems Ltd

Nick Hall

Nick Hall is the MD of Eco Insulation Systems Ltd; a specialised distributor, manufacturer and installer of a wide range of insulation systems. He has worked in the construction sector since 2005 as CEO of a construction materials manufacturing business, insulation sector since 2009 as a consultant and business owner.

Nick believes that professional standards around quality products and training are important for our industry to grow & for the association to deliver value for its members.  He also believes that members should follow an IAONZ Code of Conduct.  That code should reflect the values of operating safe, quality lead businesses.

IAONZ has an important part to play to ensure building and insulation standards are maintained and improved through education together with influencing government agencies particularly in the review of the Building Code.

Rob Watson | General Manager CSR Building Products

Rob Watson | General Manager CSR Building Products

Guy Manthel | Knuaf Insulation

Guy Manthel | Knuaf Insulation