MTL Engineers are passionate about designing technically excellent solutions that meet or exceed Client expectations.

MTL’s engineers are industry leaders with a depth of experience highly regarded both locally and internationally. Many of the team have worked together for over 20 years delivering successful projects across a diverse range of industries.

MTL’s engineering team leaders have management skills, commercial understanding and industry experience which are all important ingredients for delivering technically sound practical efficient design solutions.

This expertise is supplemented through long-standing partnerships with external consultants, who bring their specialist knowledge to complement our skills and cover all project design scope. Partners typically support us with electrical and controls, geotechnical and geo science services.

Leadership Team

Managing Director

CMEngNZ, CPEng, IntPE, Dipl.- Ing (Mech)

Holger has over 25 years’ experience in the consulting and product development industries, as well as the EPC business sector. This includes project delivery on energy from waste, hydro, geothermal, industrial, desalination, wastewater and water treatment plants around the world. Holger’s international experience includes; Ireland, England, Australia, Kenya, Indonesia and Switzerland.

Holger has excellent leadership qualities, attention to detail and excellent client focus with the aim to achieve success for the project.

Engineering Manager

MEngNZ, BE (Mech)(Hons)

Chris has over 15+ years’ experience in a wide range of projects within the water treatment, industrial engineering and power generation industries with a focus on hazardous substances projects. He has experience at all stages of the project pipeline, and has successfully delivered a variety of projects from initial investigations and cost/benefit analysis, right through to operator training and handover.

Design & Digital Manager

Stephen manages a design team of multi-disciplined designers to deliver large projects within budget and timeframe constraints, while maintaining document controls to expected quality standards. Stephen is experienced at producing detailed P&IDs for greenfield and brownfield sites, and utilising latest technologies such as implementing 3D laser scans into 3D models. Drafting packages include Plant 3D (P&ID & 3D Piping), Revit and Naviswork Project Review Software.

Principal Engineer

CMEngNZ, CPEng, IntPE(NZ), BE (Chem & Mats)

Don has over 35 years’ experience in project delivery for renewable power, pulp & paper, water infrastructure, dairy and industrial plant in NZ, Australia, Pacific Region, UK, USA and Canada. His experience ranges from feasibility studies, through detailed design, construction and contract management, construction monitoring, commissioning, operations & maintenance.

Don’s extensive expertise in project, design & risk management and NZ regulatory compliance requirements, ensures MTL’s deliverables meet our Client’s needs.

Engineering Manager

MEng (Mechanical)(Hons), CPEng

James is a chartered professional engineer with 15+ years’ experience within heavy engineering working on projects globally. He has a background in complex engineering across nuclear, petro-chemical, oil and gas, and naval sectors. James has a natural ability to communicate across management levels and a reputation for problem solving in both client and supplier side roles. James is a flexible and enthusiastic team member, and he has consistently demonstrated his ability to develop and effectively manage a team to successfully deliver projects.

Geothermal Manager

BE (Mechanical), IntPE (NZ)

Richard has over 14 years’ work experience as a consultant in both New Zealand and Indonesia. Richard’s methodological and collaborative approach to managing engineering projects ensures that the key drivers of a client’s project are reflected in the design and construction, and that risks and issues are well communicated and discussed as a project team. His open communication style and ability to motivate teams both technical and non-technical towards common goals have been key to his past project successes.

Richard’s broad range of experience as a Process Engineer and experience in geothermal power projects, ensures he understands key technical design requirements and potential issues in the projects that he is directly managing and implementing on behalf of Clients.