New Individual Member
Welcome to our newest individual member Sam Barclay.
New Member: White Lynx Photography
My name is Ida Larsson and I run a commercial photography studio called White Lynx Photography. We specialise in light for products and for people photography.
New Member: Q-Liquid
We are an Auckland based wholesaler and importer of various seafood, grocery, deli and liquor products from Europe. We choose only the best products to impress our customers!
New Individual Members
Welcoming Andrew Jenks, Mikael Uggla (see photo) and Tom Collins
New Company Member - Carbon Click
www.carbonclick.com is a team dedicated to helping make climate action simple, for businesses and individuals. We exist to reverse climate change by connecting millions of people to projects that reduce pollution and restore nature. There is an overwhelming movement of particularly millennial consumers, to support businesses who are seen to be making strong environmental moves in the right direction.
New Company Member - Ericsson
Ericsson is celebrating 20 years of Ericsson Response.
Jeremy Foster is Country Manager for Ericsson New Zealand. His career in hi-tech spans ~25 years and has included technology, marketing, sales and regulatory advisory roles as well as time working in Europe, the US and Middle East and North Africa. He is passionate about the transformative impact of technology and in particular, how 5G will evolve enterprises and telecoms operators alike.
New Individual Members
Cathrine Pierce - LinkedIn
Olli Lipsanen - LinkedIn
My name is Olli Lipsanen and I’m a proud Finn who landed in New Zealand in January. What at timing in so many ways!
I consider myself lucky, since I have been able to do work that I have found extremely motivating and fun. My career has been in IT and mainly with large software companies, selling and running software sales teams in Europe for over 20 years. Last 3.5 years with Microsoft selling Customer Experience solutions in Finland.
New Company Member - Biosense
BioSense delivers robust and reliable biosecurity management services and environmental research strategies that support Aotearoa/New Zealand’s biosecurity readiness, response and long-term management strategy.
Through research and environmental science, we work on a wide range of environmental issues to find solutions to environmental problems. We combine advanced science and technology with field expertise to generate valuable tools for industry and community.
New Company Member - Team Tailor
Teamtailor is a Recruitment & Employer Branding ATS made for all types of companies. With modern features optimized for you and your candidates, you will get everything you need to recruit successfully.
New Individual Members
Marcel Roos - linkedin
Bryn (Brynhild) Maddox - linkedin
Paulo Naititi - linkedin
Ulla Pantsar - linkedin
Taino Bendz - linkedin
Maria Dettmer - linkedin
New Company Member- GN Hearing
GN Hearing is a leading international developer and manufacturer of innovative hearing healthcare solutions committed to let people hear more, do more and be more than they ever thought possible. The company has reinvented the hearing system with its revolutionary ReSound Smart™ Hearing aids that give impressive sound and personal freedom to hearing aid users through wireless smartphone and tablet connectivity.
New Company Member- FCG ANZDEC
FCG ANZDEC was established in New Zealand in 1970 and since 2002 has been part of FCG Finnish Consulting Group, a global consulting group with headquarters in Finland. FCG ANZDEC provides consulting and project management services for international development, promoting environmentally-sound and socially equitable economic growth in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Cendio AB - New Company Member
Since 2015, Cendio has had a presence in New Zealand through its support and integration partner MUTEX NZ. Through this partnership, Cendio hopes to bring ThinLinc to the Australasian region as an attractive and fully supported solution. Cendio's head office is still located in Mjärdevi Science Park in Linköping - the seventh largest town in Sweden, and the center of the aerosystems industry.
Facteon - New Platinum Member
Facteon is an industry leader committed to creating factory solutions by utilising the latest smart manufacturing and Industrial IoT technologies. Facteon headquarters are in Auckland, New Zealand while our China operation is in Qingdao. Our China-based team provide extensive in-market support to Facteon customers. The services available include machine building, robotics and PLC support, machine upgrades, full mechanical servicing and custom machining of components.
Push My Button - New Company Member
Push My Button is the official reseller of HappyOrNot (www.happy-or-not.com/en a global customer service and employee satisfaction solution, developed in Finland) in the Pacific Region (New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Papua New Guinea) since 2013. Our vision is to make people happier one smiley at a time. Since inception we have collected well over 30 million feedbacks and HappyOrNot well over 1 billion worldwide.
Kromann Reumert - New Company Member
Kromann Reumert is the leading law firm in Denmark with offices in Copenhagen, Aarhus and London. The firm’s staff of almost 550 people, of which approximately 300 are lawyers, provide responsive, insightful and comprehensive legal advice and assistance to national and international clients, combining legal expertise with extensive specialised industry knowledge and a practical, constructive approach to legal issues.
Norconsult - New Member
Established in New Zealand in 2016, Norconsult New Zealand Limited (Norconsult NZ) is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy based in Grafton, Auckland. A wholly owned subsidiary company of Norconsult AS of Norway, (Norway's largest and one of the leading multidisciplinary consultancy firms in the Nordic region) our focus is on hydropower, dams and water resources projects.
New Member - Finnair
Finnair flies between Asia, Europe and North America with an emphasis on fast connections via Helsinki, carrying more than twelve million passengers annually. Finnair's extensive network connects 19 cities in Asia and 8 cities in North America with over 100 destinations in Europe.
New Platinum Member - TOMRA
TOMRA Food operates in New Zealand through its wholly owned subsidiaries, Compac Holdings, and Compac Sorting Equipment (which it acquired in 2016). Compac is a New Zealand-based provider of post-harvest solutions and services to the global fresh produce industry.
Member Profile - Proxima
Proxima is a dedicated sustainability business consulting and advisory firm. Proxima works with a diverse range of clients on all sustainability related issues including strategy, supply chain management, stakeholder engagement, operational improvement, communication and reporting.
New Member - H & M Hennes & Mauritz NZ Ltd
In 1947, Erling Persson opens a new womenswear store in Västerås, Sweden. He calls it Hennes, Swedish for “Hers”.
1968, Hennes acquires hunting and fishing equipment retailer Mauritz Widforss, and the name is changed to Hennes & Mauritz. This is the start of offering of men's and also children's clothing.
Today H&M is still a Persson family run business comprising of over 4750 stores in 69 markets.
New member - Lightex
Lightex is rethinking of lighting design – providing detachable and customizable LED lights, with a combination of technology and aesthetic design.
New Platinum Member - Electrolux
We are delighted to welcome Electrolux to NZSBA as a platinum member.
New Member - ASKO Appliances: Inspired by Scandinavia
ASKO Appliances were introduced to the New Zealand market one year ago by the Jones Family Business and have quickly built a reputation as some of the world’s most sought after appliances. Inspired by Scandinavia, the functionality and design of every ASKO appliance represents the pinnacle in quality, and they remain true to the Scandinavian dedication to conservation and environmental protection with all of their products and ventures.
Member Profile - Duncan Cotterill
Our valued committee member and secretary Chris Linton is a partner at Duncan Cotterill. Duncan Cotterill is one of New Zealand’s leading national firms, with offices in Auckland, Welington, Nelson and Christchurch. It’s our enterprising attitude – taking opportunities when they arise – and our strong commercial and pragmatic approach that attracts enterprising people and organisations to work with us.
A New Social Enterprise in our Midst
Committee member Claire Conza, who has been behind our marketing & comms for over 3 years, has been busy re-inventing herself and her purpose in life and business with a new way of doing business - Social Enterprise that is 100% purpose driven and places just as much importance on people & planet as profit. We are proud of her taking the win in the Idealog Creative Kickstart Competition on her birthday in August - check out the little video here.
New Company Member - Mil-Tek
Manufactured in Denmark Mil-tek provides a unique range of waste compactors to help deal with waste and recyclables. Mil-tek is one of New Zealand’s best known and respected waste management solution providers, with professional and experienced staff located around New Zealand.
New Company Member - Line's Knækbrød
"It all started in 2011 when my parents came to visit from Denmark and brought this amazing recipe with them. I remember eating the Swedish Knækbrød as a child. With this recipe, it was love at first bite and we spent the rest of the summer & the following year baking and perfecting the recipe.
New Company Member - Duncan Cotterill
Our committee secretary, Chris Linton, is now a partner at Duncan Cotterill, one of New Zealand’s leading national law firms. Its clients include New Zealand and international corporates, public sector, local government, listed entities, insurers, banks and financial institutions, professional services firms, SMEs and private and institutional investors.