Our Team

Richard Gardiner founded Total Utilities Management Group in 1999 and now heads up the sales and marketing side of the business.  A former Managing Director in the manufacturing sector, Richard uses the technical experience gained working in the power generation equipment and gases industries in the UK, South Africa and NZ to help him lead a team of specialist brokers.  The Total Utilities team work with a client base of over 1000 businesses throughout New Zealand.Contact Richard on 09 576 2107 or 021 619 654.

David Spratt is Director of ICT at Total Utilities Management Group.  David uses the experience gained through thirty years of senior ICT roles to guide clients through a measured decision-making process leading to the procurement of the best technology investments for their business.  David ensures that any technology selection delivers the required outcome both functionally and financially.Contact David on 027 574 9141.
Chris Hargreaves joined Total Utilities Management Group as a procurement analyst in 2007 from a background in FMCG with Dominion Breweries and Nobilo Wine Group. Chris specialises in the procurement of electricity.  He graduated with a Bachelor of Design degree with first class honours from Unitec in 2003.Contact Chris on 021 650 336.
Jonathan Gardiner joined Total Utilities Management Group as a procurement analyst in 2004 and specialises in the procurement of natural gas, telecommunications and waste services.  Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Auckland, where he completed a post graduate study in Policy Analysis.Contact Jonathan on 021 265 8379.
Linda MacIver joined Total Utilities in 2010, having enjoyed a successful sales management career in many fields, including security, property development and real estate.  She loves meeting new clients and being able to help their businesses save on costs.Contact Linda on 021 886 034.
Linda Gardiner provides the oil that keeps the Total Utilities machine running smoothly.  Responsible for handling all aspects of business administration and accounts, Linda efficiently runs the office and keeps the team on task.Contact Linda on 09 576 2107.
Mike Ette has over 25 years of experience in the ICT industry. He started his career with Telecom in a range of technical roles before moving into sales, then management. Mike’s areas of expertise include Telephony, Unified Communications, Data Networking and Managed Services. The customers he has worked with include some of New Zealand’s largest corporates, government departments and tertiary education establishments. In the two years prior to joining Total Utilities as an ICT consultant, Mike focused on cloud-based hosted telephony solutions.Mike’s progression from engineering through to management has given him the ability to align technical solutions with business solutions that work in the real world. He combines a strong technical understanding with practical experience and has the ability to communicate complex technical and business issues in their simplest form.Mike’s ability to view the procurement process from a supplier perspective will help to ensure that Total Utilities telecoms customers get the outcome that most closely reflects their business needs.Contact Mike on 0278 800 100 or email [email protected]

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