Leadership

Connexionz draws on the experience of a core group of individuals with significant international experience in delivering ITS solutions.   We’re not afraid to admit – we’re a bunch of ‘propeller heads.’

Proud to be winners of several international awards, including the prestigious Deloitte Fast 500 technology award.

Connexionz engineers have been involved with significantly important groups like the European Telecommunications Standard’s Institutes (ETSI) in some of the largest ITS projects in history including projects in London, Dublin, and Dubai.

Contact any of the following Connexionz management team by clicking on their name.

Management Team

Board of Directors

  • Tony Kan

    Chairman

    Tony has his own corporate advisory business and investment company. He provides clients with corporate finance advice, assists with structuring, business development services and business strategy.

    Prior to setting up his own business in 1996, he worked in various executive roles with ECNZ, including three years as Market Development Manager and three years as Account Manager. In these roles he was closely involved in power price negotiations, development of financial derivative contracts for risk management and in negotiations to acquire electricity distribution businesses.

    Tony holds electrical engineering and science degrees from the University of Canterbury, and a diploma of business studies and an MBA from Massey University.

  • Richard Riley

    Director

    Richard brings over 40 years of transport industry management experience to Connexionz. Richard, who is now retired, is a life member of the Road Transport Forum NZ Inc. and the Road Transport Assn. NZ Region 4 and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport (FCIT).

    He is currently General Manager and a director of the NZ Express Transport Group of Companies, a position he has held since 1987. NZ Express has 140 employees and annual revenue of over $30 million.

    Richard also holds directorships of Ivory Freight Limited, National Containers Limited and Contact Freight Limited. Between 1996 and 1999 Richard was chairman of the Road Transport Forum New Zealand. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Transport (FCIT) and a member of the Institute of Directors.

  • Brian Olorenshaw

    Director

    Brian is the owner and director of Dream Marketing Team Ltd, a marketing agency specialising in marketing and strategic planning. Prior to this Brian has held senior marketing roles with Meadow Mushrooms, New Zealand Honey Producers Co-Operative Ltd, New Zealand Breweries, Waitaki Meats Limited and Waitaki International Ltd. Brian holds a marketing & economics degree from Lincoln University and a diploma of business studies from Massey University. He is a past Chairman of a school Board of Trustees, and is a member of the Institute of Directors.

  • Sandy Maier

    Director

    Sandy has a twenty year record of successful, hands-on problem solving relating to growth, restructuring, human resources and international business. Sandy has worked with hundreds of businesses in many markets as independent chair / director, CEO, and advisory levels.  Sector experience covers banking, finance, primary production, start-ups and venture capital, printing, electricity generation and distribution, viticulture, aquaculture, investment management, property, plastics manufacturing, public sector economic development organizations, franchise groups and many more.

    In recent years Sandy has lectured, taught, and written extensively about corporate governance in New Zealand. Sandy has served, as Chairman or Director for numerous organisations in both New Zealand and overseas. He has a wealth of experience in corporate governance and finance, having spent 15 years working in international commercial and investment banking, including as CEO of Citibank New Zealand.

    Sandy is currently a Director of Ngai Tahu Holdings, Hawkins Group Limited, Ringa Matau Limited, NZ Equity Management Limited and Tahumatua Limited