ID Team 4

Our team is made up of engineers, modelers, data management specialists, content producers, and project managers.

Get to know our team below.

Our Executive Leadership team combines years of industry experience and knowledge to help guide Lutra as we navigate through an ever changing environment.

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Quentin Griffiths

Chief Executive Officer

Quentin is the Chief Executive Officer at Lutra. With a background in Electrical Engineering, sales and marketing, Quentin connects the dots between the technical and commercial aspects of Lutra.

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Louis Ortenzio

Chief Engineer

Louis is the Chief Engineer, heading up our Water and Wastewater Process Engineering Teams. With over fifteen years of International experience and a passion for innovation, Louis continues to grow and diversify Lutra's expertise and offerings.

We are fortunate to have one of the largest and most experienced Water Process Engineering teams in New Zealand.

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Jonathan Church

Principal Process Engineer

Jonathan is a Principal Process Engineer with over 14 years of experience in the design, commissioning and operation of treatment plants.


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Water Team Leader

Richard has wide range of experience in the water industry, from practical site work to operating water plants through to design and project management.


Ivan Ottenheijm

Water Team Leader

Starting as an intern, Ivan worked his way up to Senior Process Engineer and now Water Team Leader. He has worked on projects across the industry, and likes to think outside the box and develop innovative solutions.


Amanda Slater

Senior Process Engineer

With 11 years of Process engineering experience, working in Pharmaceuticals, Oil & Gas, and Water Treatment. Experienced in design, specifying equipment, project management and more.

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Claire Eyberg

Senior Project Analyst

Having previously worked as an environmental scientist, Claire gained a lot of experience in the field. She is an expert in source water risk management, water quality and environmental effects.

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Shaun Hewitt

Process Engineer

Shaun joined Lutra after working as junior process engineer in the dairy industry, he now works on the water team where he works on a variety of projects.

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Cassandra Yang

Process Engineer

With experience in engineering at local councils, Cassandra moved to Lutra to utilize her process engineering skills more fully. Working on plant optimization, process design and more.

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Gian Hatton

Process engineer

Having previously worked as a wastewater technician for Veolia, a technical analyst at Wellington Water and even a software tester. Gian possesses strong technical skills and knowledge in water & wastewater treatment.

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Process Engineer

Bryan has both a Bachelor in Chemical Engineering from Nottingham University (Malaysia) and a post-graduate diploma form the University of Waikato, he is now putting these to good use on Lutra's water process engineering team.


Tarun Kandpal

Process Engineer

Tarun has worked as both a process engineer in the dairy industry and a mechanical designer in the automotive sector, he joins Lutra as a process engineer where he will put this experience to good use on projects across NZ.

Our Wastewater Engineering team has experience across all aspects of wastewater treatment.


Tim Miskimmin

Wastewater Team Leader

Tim has over 10 years experience as a process engineer, delivering engineering projects and design solutions to safely maintain and improve process plants and now uses this to lead our wastewater team.


Andreas Fischer

Innovation Lead & Senior Process Engineer

Andreas has worked as an engineer for 10 years with experience in process engineering, running pilot plants, project management and more.

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Song Li

Senior Process Engineer

With experience both overseas and in NZ in different roles across the industry. Now a senior process engineer at Lutra, with a particular interest in projects that deal with data and wastewater.

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Sean Pathmanathan

Process Scientist

Having worked at a local council in a variety of operations management roles, as well as in labs, Sean has great practical operational knowledge, with wastewater sampling a particular area of expertise.


Meg Sykes

Process Engineer

After studying chemical engineering Meg joined Lutra and found a passion for wastewater process engineering, she now enjoys working on projects across the field, both onsite and in the office.


Colby Putnam

Process Engineer

A chemical engineering graduate Colby joined Lutra and decided Wastewater was the way, he has worked on many projects and is now Lutra’s face in the South working primarily in Dunedin.

The Infrastructure Data team help our clients to collect and understand their data, providing valuable insights into their day to day operations.


Jitesh Lala

Infrastructure Data Operations Manager

Jitesh leads our Infrastructure Data team, and manages our ongoing product roadmap with support from our in house developers.


Blake McGregor

Implementation Lead

Blake's strong knowledge of everything Infrastructure Data allows him to make sure that implementation goes to plan.


Brad Horsburgh

Customer Care Lead

Having been on the Infrastructure Data team since the start, Brad manages a team who can handle any ID customer care enquiries.


Aqshai Lala

Data Scientist

Having studied Information Science Aqshai joined the ID team as a data scientist. He is involved with the implementation phase for new clients, helping them create reports, forms and more.


Victor Ferreira van Eyk

Data Analyst

Victor studied computer science and now works on the ID team as data analyst on the customer support team.

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Yuna Otani

Data Analyst

After studying Statistics, Yuna has put her knowledge of statistics and data to good use at Lutra as a data analyst, working with stats, data visualization, Python and SQL.

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Kenneth San Jose

Data Analyst

Kenneth studied IT & computer serving and worked as a digital production assistant before joining the ID team as a data analyst making full use of his IT background.

Our software development team improve and maintain Infrastructure Data.

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Anne-Marie Wilkes

Development Manager

Having spent her whole career in the software/tech space, Anne Marie has a knack for organization which makes her the perfect fit to manage the development of ID.

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Nathan Wilkes

Lead Developer

With over 30 years of experience in full-stack development, Nathan has led the development of ID since its inception and still continues to push it forward.

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Jonathan Fenemor

Senior Developer

An experienced full-stack developer, Jonathan is involved in developing ID with a focus on implementing new features and ongoing support.


Remy Yang

Junior Developer

Remy joined ID as a data scientist after studying Software engineering, he has since moved to the development team where he can better make use of his development skills.

With a Sales & Marketing Team, we ensure that our clients are well cared for and kept up to date with latest industry changes and knowledge.

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John Wilson

Marketing Manager

Having previously worked across the business as a Videographer and Designer, John now heads up marketing for Lutra, looking after marketing channels such as Lutra TV, LinkedIn and more.

Our talented corporate services team ensure that Lutra are performing to the best of our abilities, constantly looking for business improvements and supporting our team as we grow and take on new challenges.

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Martin Raudnic

Finance Manager

With 12 years of experience in financial roles, Martin has taken over the finances at Lutra, making sure the books are balanced and bills paid.

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Matthew Mason

HR & Compliance Manager

Having worked his way through various positions in Lutra both practical and administrative, Matthew now handles our Human Resourcing needs.


Bernie Blackwell

Senior Finance Administrator

With many years of experience in admin and finance, Bernie helps keep the business running smoothly.

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Caroline Denis

Project Coordinator

Caroline brings a range of skills to Lutra and is now in charge of running our internal project management system.