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CCCA Board of Directors:


Chair – Matthew Darby (Refrigeration Sector)

Matthew Darby owns and operates EcoChill Ltd, which he founded in 2000. He has been a past president of RACCA, is a Member of IRHACE and is a trade qualified Refrigeration Technician.

Email Matthew | 021 300 225 / 021 300 225

Tony King - (Heat Pumps)

Tony King emigrated to New Zealand from London in 1970 after serving an apprenticeship with Frigidaire Division of General Motors in Hendon.Tony spent a couple of years with McAlpine Hussmann before joining Temperzone Limited where he has served in various capacities for 41 years. He is currently employed as Custom Engineering and Product Manager.

Tony Chaired NZIHVE for 4-5 years, and was Chair of the committee that led to the amalgamation of IRHACE and NZIHVE in 1989.

Email Tony | 021 828 469 / 021 828 469

Andrew Birkill (Suppliers & Wholesalers)

Andrew has been in the gas and combustion industry for over 40 years, 30 of them in New Zealand. Andrew is the General Manager for System Control Engineering NZ Ltd., a supplier of quality gas, combustion and control equipment for both the Natural and LP gas markets.

Andrew served a marine fitting apprenticeship in a shipbuilding/repair yard of Southern England in the late 60’s.

Email Andrew | 027 593 9684 / 027 593 9684

Cam Crawford (HVAC Mechanical Services)

Cam has over 30 years experience in the refrigeration and air conditioning industry, now the Managing Director of Chillex Group, founded in 1995. Cam served his apprenticeship with Carrier Air Conditioning and worked for several years in the Middle East and UK as a refrigeration engineer prior to setting up Chillex Group.

Cam is a strong advocate for HVAC and the refrigeration apprenticeship system, supporting this as a Competenz workplace assessor.

Email Cam | 027 476 3641 / 027 476 3641

Grant Price (Co-Opted)

Grant Price is a Business owner and graduate of the University of Auckland Engineering School. Starting out in manufacturing, Grant held various General Management manufacturing positions, before becoming embedded in the construction industry. Through training and experience in professional theatre, forestry, AC equipment manufacture and unit mass production Grant brings a creative diversity to executive and governance roles. Grant has been the President of the HVAC Contractors Association and is Managing Director of Heatwave Mechanical and the Establishment Chair of the CCCA.

Email Grant | 027 498 09471 / 027 498 0947

Ian Borley (Ventilation)

Ian Borley is the General Manager of Simx Limited, suppliers to the HVAC and electrical wholesale industries in New Zealand and Australia.  He has held General Management roles in New Zealand and Australia in both public and private industrial manufacturing companies for over 25 years.

Ian has a passion for promoting the benefits of energy efficient ventilation in commercial applications and in New Zealand homes.  He sees his involvement with CCCA as an opportunity to contribute to supporting and improving the industry.

Email Ian | 027 293 0792 / 027 293 0792

Darren Rawnsley (IRHACE Interlocutory Rep)

Darren has 28 Years Experience in the Refrigeration Industry from Apprentice to Senior Management. Darren was accepted to National Council in 2011. Joined the Auckland Branch committee in 2005 and was voted in Secretary 2007. In 2009 he was voted Auckland Branch Chairman and has been an IRHACE member since 1997.  Darren works as a National Contracts Manager for McAlpine Hussmann Ltd.

Email Darren | 021 652 140 / 021 652 140

Executive Officer - Paul Town

Paul Town is from an Education Management background, having worked in the vocational training and education sector for the past 12 years. He has held positions with the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC), the crown agency that funds all tertiary training, and Competenz, the Industry Training Organisation that develops qualifications for the HVAC&R industries.

Email Paul | 027 360 0477 / 027 360 0477

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