Hamilton

86 The Boulevard, Te Rapa
07 834 1514

Tauranga

280 Matakokiri Drive, Tauriko
07 579 4017

Our Team

The Team! That’s what we are all about. It’s our people that make us tick. We have an awesome team here at Tika and a great company culture. Meet some of our key people by checking out their profiles below.

Ricky Prieto

Quantity Surveyor

Evan Dennehy

Site Manager

Jono Skelton

Site Manager

Paul Bradding

F & M Site Manager

Nataliia Doroshenko

Junior Estimator

Patricia Wai

Office Manager

Mark Pepperell

Founder and Director

Daniel Pepperell

Director & Compliance Manager

Tony Eleftheriou

Site Manager

Aidan Leckenby

Senior Estimator

Ingrid Hollard

Accounts Payable Manager

Joel Pepperell

Facilities & Maintenance - Contracts Manager

Chris Jespersen

Contracts Manager

Quentin Beer

Site Manager

Jayson Junio

Site Foreman

Khushal Karsan

Estimator

Cameron Oosthuizen

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Richard Cliff

Contracts Manager

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Ricky Prieto

Quantity Surveyor

Ricky enjoys the challenges of the Construction Industry and the dynamic and challenging every day of working as a Quantity Surveyor. He likes visiting the construction sites to watch the real action happening. Originally from Brazil, Ricky enjoys the summertime, going to the beach and the weekends with his kids. He values the Good Bugger culture and appreciates the great work environment TIKA offers.
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Evan Dennehy

Site Manager

Joining us with significant experience in the building and interior fit out industry, Evan has hit the ground running taking charge of sites around Tauranga, he says that his first love is Plasterboard. When not on site, you will find Evan riding motorbikes, or out on the sea, sailing, diving and generally being awesome.

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Jono Skelton

Site Manager

Jono has been working for Tika for the past 8 years; 4 years on the tools and the latter 4 years in management as a Site Manager. Jono demonstrates great leadership skills and is fastidious when it comes to quality, leaving our clients with a job well done. When not working Jono enjoys fishing and spending time with his family.

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Paul Bradding

F & M Site Manager

After first working for Waikato Suspended Ceilings around 25 years ago as a young gib fixer, Paul is back on board as F&M Site Manager alongside Joel and Mark. Paul has worked in a range of industries both on the tools and in a management capacity and believes in strong communication and attention to detail. When Paul can catch a break away from work you’ll find him at home with his young family, renovating their home or traveling the country on the back of his bike with his Motorcycle club.

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Nataliia Doroshenko

Junior Estimator

Moving from the Ukraine 6 years ago, Nataliia has a proven background of Office Management and Administration in the banking sector. She spends her spare time with her family and daughter, and enjoys getting to the beach when she can!

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Patricia Wai

Office Manager

Coming from a different background in the foreign exchange market in Brazil, Patricia has found a passion for the industry, working her way up in the business she became an office manager in our Tauranga branch due to her hard work and passion for helping people. When not in the office, you might find her around the beach surfing or hiking the beautiful trails of New Zealand, but what she likes the most is to enjoy the peace and comfort of her house.
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Mark Pepperell

Founder and Director

Founder, human encyclopedia and guru of the industry, Mark is invaluable to the culture of this company. He is the original Good Bugger! He blames technology for everything, but admits you just can’t live without it!

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Daniel Pepperell

Director & Compliance Manager

Daniel has been in interiors for the past 16 years in a variety of roles. Always looking to make continues improvements, he is now heading up Compliance and systems within the company. Not afraid to be vocal or change the way ‘normal’ business is done in the construction industry, he is passionate about interiors and the people that work within it. He believes it is a lessor known trade that does a large part of the work and deserves more recognition. This drive for change has inspired Dan to successfully become the President of the industry association, the AWCI.  Daniel started his own business in Tauranga in 2006, building it from the ground up before joining with Marks business in 2015. Daniel also has over 15 years experience working on not for profit boards, both locally and nationally; he believes good governance is a key to success. Daniel has a passion for coffee and gets really annoyed at cafes that don’t know the difference between a Long black and a Americano!

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Tony Eleftheriou

Site Manager

Tony is originally from South Africa – born and raised! Tony has been with us for a couple of years, proving his great interest in the trade he has moved up from Foreman to being one of our Site Managers.
He made the leap to New Zealand in search of new opportunities with his wife and children and has enjoyed his stay here so far. Off the clock, you’ll find Tony somewhere working in the garden and spending time with his family!
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Aidan Leckenby

Senior Estimator

Hailing from the UK, Aidan is an experienced estimator with a background in Interiors. With attention to detail and a focus on making sure the customer knows exactly what we have allowed for, he is regularly complimented by main contractors as having the easiest to read and understand written quotes. When not being a star of the estimation world, Aidan loves spending time with his wife and young family, renovating, drinking craft beer and generally being awesome.

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Ingrid Hollard

Accounts Payable Manager

Ingrid has a passion for getting things right (Must be her dutch heritage!) making her perfect for processing and paying hundreds of bills a month. If you cant see Ingrid, you can always hear her laughing from somewhere in the building!

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Joel Pepperell

Facilities & Maintenance - Contracts Manager

Joel started with Tika, learning his trade before transitioning to the Commercial team to become an estimator. He has worked hard to gain more skills in the commercial team, and now heads our Facilities and Maintenance division.  When Joel isn’t working at Tika, he is at home, working and living through a major renovation!

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Chris Jespersen

Contracts Manager

Chris is a great support to Mark, acting as his 2IC in the Waikato branch. Chris has 15 years industry experience, with a background in full internal fit outs and aluminum joinery, he encompasses a wealth of knowledge and experience; including but not limited to, programming, resourcing and health and safety. When he can break himself away from work, Chris enjoys playing golf and hanging with friends.

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Quentin Beer

Site Manager

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Jayson Junio

Site Foreman

Jayson has been a part of our team since 2018 – he has great experience in the industry and awesome people skills which makes him the perfect Site Foreman for our company. Jayson comes from a Filipino background, this explains his constant contagious smile and happy demeanor. Off the clock, you’ll find Jayson chilling out with his lovely family.

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Khushal Karsan

Estimator

Mild mannered and softly spoken, Khushal is an aura of calm in a sometimes bustling office. Quietly working behind the scenes, Khushal is an experienced estimator and is making his mark with clear and precise work.

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Cameron Oosthuizen

Senior Quantity Surveyor

Starting as an Estimator, Cam has worked his way up to Senior Quantity surveyor due to his attention to detail, sharp wit, and willingness to get things right. He is the office joker and has made up a nickname for everyone within the organisation! He is a sport fanatic, and is a die hard fan of the Springboks. Since winning the RWC, the office banter has increased significantly.

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Richard Cliff

Contracts Manager

Richard and his family are originally from South Africa and have found true contentment since moving to New Zealand.  Twenty-two years of experience in the construction and interior fit-out industry; coupled with a commercial honors degree, Richard enjoys the challenges of aligning operational efficiency with commercial viability. He is a keen “waterman” spending much of his free time ocean paddling, kayaking, fishing or just chilling down at the beach.