Telephone: 07 573 7783 - info@visionlab.nz

Our Team

Get to know us

We are young but we’ve been in the industry for more than 20 years and we have big dreams!

Our VISION is to provide small, medium and large businesses with access to the most comprehensive and progressive ICT & CLOUD SERVICES in the country.

Our MISSION is to enhance your business through technology.

Peter Edwards

Managing Director

As our founder and owner of VisionLab, Peter is leading us into the future of ICT. With a background in electronic servicing, he is an experienced ICT technician and computer systems engineer. His focus is growing the business and gathering a strong team to support him in his vision to supply the wider Te Puke region with quality computer and ICT solutions. Core to Peter’s motivation, is the desire to work with our clients, providing reliable and effective ICT solutions that enable them to be as productive as possible and empowering them to do what they do best.

Nikki Hull

Financial Controller

After spending over a decade living in London and traveling extensively, Nikki returned to New Zealand and started her own business in book keeping and accounting.

Joining VisionLab in 2013, Nikki is charged with connecting the financial dots, and is a key advisor for sustainable growth, and productive development.

Our Solution Architects & Engineers

Antoine Pol-Simon

Service Manager

Antoine’s career in IT started over 15 years ago in the French Marines, leading him to complete his Masters degree in Network and Systems Management. With a broad range of experience in both IT and in his life in general, he likes to focus on improving our customer’s businesses through the use of new technologies. As a Prince 2 Practitioner, Antoine believes that processes, communication and accountability are key aspects in delivering excellence in customer service. In his downtime, he loves to explore his new home country, particularly our amazing bush and ocean waters we have in Aotearoa.

Iain Gibson

Senior Network Engineer

Iain adds his experience in the corporate world to our team. Originally from England, Iain brings his dry wit and attention to detail to his work. With vast experience in the Linux world as a systems analyst, Iain is enjoying the challenge associated with a growing business and is a valuable addition to our Technical Staff.

Thyran wright

Senior Engineer / Web Developer

From a young age Thyran enjoyed taking things apart and learning how they worked. His curiosity with electronics and technology led him to working with ICT around the world, eventually settling in New Zealand in 2015, because of the natural beauty and lifestyle our country offers. He brings his calm personality and extensive experience to our team and feels at home with VisionLab. Thyran also has a love of all things outdoors, including rugby (of course), surfing, hiking, kite boarding and fishing.

Trevor Abels

PBX Specialist & Solutions Engineer

After starting out in a Telecom warehouse and working his way up to a PBX technician in Vancouver Canada, Trevor moved to the Cayman Islands and worked  for 14 years with their local ISP (Internet Service Provider), as a Senior Technician specialising in PBX, Internet, and Networking. Trevor moved to New Zealand in December 2014, joining the VisionLab team in 2017. While he specialises in PBX, Networking, and Cloud Services, Trevor’s sense of humour and great customer relations are of equal value to our VisionLab team.

Shaun Blair

Senior Solutions Engineer

Shaun ran his own successful ICT business in South Africa before he and his family immigrated to New Zealand to join our team. With his practical experience and wide knowledge of Microsoft products, networking, and PBX systems, he has become a valuable asset to our team

Varun Saini

Solutions Engineer

Mechanoid

Software Engineer / Team Mascot

Our Software Engineers

Michael May

Software Engineer Team Leader

Michael has been a part of the VisionLab team since 2004 when he worked part-time during the school holidays. After gaining his Masters degree in Computer Science, he returned to head up our Software Development team. When he’s not in front of a computer he can be found on his kiwifruit orchard or cleaning his workshop.

Robert Bush

Software Engineer

Robert has many years of experience as a Software Engineer with proficiency in PHP, Ruby, Python, C#, Java, Javascript, Basic, Android development, HTML, CSS, and SQL, just to name a few.  He brings these skills to our Software Development team, and when he’s not out riding his motorbike, he’s dreaming in Ruby code.

Jacek Pakulski

Software Engineer

Jacek has been working as a Software Developer for over 20 years and when he’s not running, taking photos, learning guitar or winning Husband of the Year for 10 years running (according to his wife), he’s adding his valuable knowledge to our Software Development team.

Simon May

Software Engineer

Our Support Team

Tania Arnott

Admin Service Hub

Tania has been with us since 2010 filling many roles, including administration, accounts, and some technical support.

She is in charge of our workshop reception and is usually your first port of call when needing technical support. She will either help you herself, or directing you to one of our ICT Technicians. Tania helps keep the workshop on track ensuring that work is completed in a timely fashion, while keeping the clients informed of progress

Clare Rickerby

Admin Sales Hub

Clare brings years of customer service experience and admin support to her role with VisionLab.

Being one of our first points of contact, she is here to help you directly or guide you to the right person to resolve your query.

Robin Brown

Front of House

Robin joined our reception staff in 2008, bringing her bubbly personality and infectious laugh to our Front-of-House. Robin is passionate about customer service and will either help you directly or guide you to the right person to resolve your query.