Operators @ Drivetech Ltd
Brian has had 45 years working in the Transport and Heavy Machinery Industries and has also been involved in the Farming Industry. He started as a boy in these industries and worked his way through to being an employer and trainer. He has had three stints at Fulton Hogan over a 27 year period and has been involved with intensive farming including owning his own Romney Studs between these stints. He has many skills as a trainer and has seen too many disasters, so he prides himself on training and preventative training.
Jackie’s Industry experience comes from driving buses and she is very passionate about logbooks as well. Jackie has just completed a National Certificate in Adult Literacy and Numeracy, has her Certificate in Adult Education and training and is working towards her Diploma. Jackie also helps out in the office.
Neil McKenzie is our Assessor based in Invercargill, and whenever needed, elsewhere. Neil has over 30 years experience in the Road Transport industry, 17 years driving logging trucks. The other years spent in the industry included most other transport work except tankers. During these years Neil competed in local Truck driving competitions in Invercargill and competed in the Nationals finals four times, winning Rigid Truck section one year and runner up in Artic another year.
Neil now offers CBTA Training and tests for Restricted & Full motobike tests.
Alistair Newall lives in Mosgiel and is our Otago Assessor. Alistair has had many years experience operating machinery and trucks. He is a Volunteer for the Mosgiel Fire Brigade and a qualified emergency response driver. Alistair comes highly recommended and brings with him a wealth of experience that he cant wait to share with his students.
William (Bill) Morris
We chose Cromwell for our Central Otago base because it is a central pivot point for Queenstown, Wanaka, Cromwell and Alexandra. We were also thrilled to obtain the services of Bill Morris who has lived in the Cromwell area for many years. Our Cromwell depot is situated at 2B Traders Lane which is directly opposite the Caltex truck stop on McNulty Road.
Peter is a very experienced and capable Assessor/Trainer. He has worked in ITO's and has driven most types of large trucks. Peter can talk the talk and walk the walk. Peter is well respected in the transport industry and the Drivetech Depot which Peter manages is at 8 Jipcho Road, Wigram, Christchurch.
Head Office Manager / Driving Instructor
Gemma Scott is our Office Manger, Instructor/Assessor and Daughter. She also does Car Driving Lessons in the Southland region. Gemma is an assessor for Passengers, Logbooks, Class 2 Licences and Defensive Driving (Street Talk Programme).
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