Meet the team
We’re a close community here at Tidy Slabs. Each member of our team is qualified, enjoys a good challenge, and thrives off the busy, rewarding work we do!
Hamish Bryan | General Manager
“I get loads of satisfaction out of scheduling a busy week – then, seeing it all go to plan. We’ve got a great team culture too, and that goes a long way towards making everything run smoothly!”
Dylan Thomas | Earthworks Manager
“I get a lot of joy from working directly with the homeowners and customers, then delivering them a mint-looking site. It feels like family working for this tight-knit team!”
Mike Tatam | Operations Manager
"If you don't step forward, you will always be in the same place"
Mike joined the Tidy Slabs team to build our internal logistics and transport capability he brings a passion for continuous improvement and exciting energy.
Josh Lawson | Slab Manager
Josh has a mantra that has driven him to elevate through the Tidy Slabs ranks from apprentice now to our QA supervisor this mantra is "never stop learning".
He is a sponge for knowledge and a great teacher.
Nick Barrett | Health and Safety Manager
"I enjoy the real camardarie we have in our company - we put people first and we look after those we work with. I allow our team to focus on important tasks, removing the small details to create space for effeciency."
Tony Hoffman | Slab Supervisor
“I’ve been a builder since 1974, and I love this industry. I particularly enjoy seeing the apprentices benefit from the weekly training – they have a real enthusiasm for learning, and it’s great to see them work as a team, get into their studies, and really enjoy it.”
Jamie Parkinson | Earthworks Supervisor
"The Hype Man" Jamie is a critical member of the team. He brings people together, keeps spirits high and mentors many. Jamie has specific capabilities in trucking, however, his most important role is as a coach of the team.
Karen Groombridge | Accountant
Karen strengthens our internal financial capabilities. She is extremely diligent, thoughtful and proactive. She is an essential part of the team.
George Heather-Smith | Continuous Improvement Specialist
George has a passion for improvement, whether it is our scheduling system, quoting system or internal comms, he has a knack for moving the dial forward and making our systems better. George also has the responsibility for all estimating and preparing quotes for customers.
Nicole Garvie | Mental Health and Wellness Champion / Administrator
“I believe in a proactive approach to mental health and my role here allows me to use my experience to build resilient team members. We are role models in this space and I am proud to be a part of it!”
Andy Garvie | Managing Director
“Deliberate consistency is my mantra. I love building a well-oiled machine that delivers great results for our clients. More importantly, I feel privileged that I am able to play a part in the developmental journey of each one of our staff. We have a great team and I am immensely proud of them.”
Sam Faisandier | Director
“I love making the process easier for other builders by focusing on the hardest part; getting off the ground. I enjoy my strategic role in this business, where I work to build something that’s going to stand the test of time.”
Paddy Faisandier | Director
“I love the buzz here; there’s never a dull moment! We have an outstanding group of guys on the ground, and I enjoy mentoring them.”
Karen Reynolds | Region Manager - Wairarapa
Karen has 15+ years of experience in the civil and commercial construction sector across both Australia and New Zealand. She is one of the most organised project managers you will ever find and a massive asset to the Tidy Team. Karen has taken the lead to establish our Wairarapa branch and will prove to be a massive contributor to her new community there.
Cam Goldsmid | General Manager - Auckland
Cam is a key contributor to the team since day one as our external Chartered Accountant. In 2019 he joined the internal management team on a part-time basis and has been instrumental in the development of internal systems and subsequent growth. Cam is now a full-time as the General Manager of our Auckland branch.
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Join the team
Our tight-knit team at Tidy Slabs are regularly looking for more talent.