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!”

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.

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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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