Who we are

Meet the team

We know how to spot talent and how to hire and orient the right people – while we have a tight and very skilled core team, we are confident we can expand by hiring, or partnering/contracting, to meet surge workloads or local requirements. Our current team is as follows:

James Bailey

20 years working with large corporate organisations in sales, sales management, sales director and key account management roles across APAC.

James co-owns Futureworks with Shane and manages the relationship between the client and Futureworks.

Shane Tregurtha

Bachelor of IT, Central Institute of Technology. AMX ACE Programmer.
Shane provides high level programming expertise and is responsible for control systems design, programming, touch panel design and user training. Shane co-owns Futureworks with James and manages internal operations.

Wyatt Schultz

After completing a Bachelor of Electronic Engineering, Wyatt joined Futureworks in 2004. He is a qualified AMX ACE Installer. His responsibilities include system engineering, documentation, installation and coordination of maintenance support.

Sefton Bates

Dip. Entertainment Technology, Toi Whakaari. EWRB Registered: EAS 258511. AMX Installer and AMX Programmer.

Sefton has worked as both a designer and technician in the professional entertainment technology industry for 13 years before joining Futureworks in 2014. As AV Systems Engineer, Sefton is responsible for the programming and commissioning of AV Systems, as well as providing ongoing technical support to clients.

Richard Tyson

After 20 years of providing IT solutions to market Richard joined us in 2014 to head up our operations in Christchurch for implementation and project management of our solutions. His responsibilities include installation as well as documentation of our solutions.

Mark Hinze

8 years’ experience providing AV and IT solutions, specialising in interactive technologies in the education sector. He is an Extron certified AV technician and is currently working towards becoming an AMX ACE installer. His responsibilities include installation and support of our solutions on site. Mark has previously run his own AV company off-shore.

Anton Baken

Anton joined the team in June 2017 and has completed Q-SYS level 1 training. He is also working towards Q-SYS level 2 as well as working towards AMX ACE installer. Anton has completed level 2 electrical engineering and has worked in sales and services for over 15 years. He supports our clients with installation, configuration, maintenance and finishing projects and builds on site.

Katrina Moar

With over 20 years of Office and Administration experience, Katrina comes to us from the non-profit sector where she was instrumental in the organisation of a team of consultants and advocates for at risk families. She now manages our administration and finance department and when not managing our office, Katrina volunteers her time in the Volunteers office at Mary Potter Hospice, manages several Wellington rental properties for absent owners and runs her own AirBnB from her home.

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