Stu Clark


Stu Clark Chartered Professional Engineer is the principal of New Zealand Environmental Technologies Ltd.

Stu started his engineering career as a steel fixer in 1971 working on the BNZ building in the square in Christchurch, and subsequently the Waiau River Control Gates in Te Anau.
In 1972 Stu joined the Ministry of Works as an Engineering Officer Cadet gaining hands on experience in many facets of engineering especially engineering surveying and roading.
Stu stayed with the Ministry of Works for the next 25 years gaining his; New Zealand Certificate in Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering at Canterbury University and Master of Engineering Science through New South Wales University.  
Stu worked in various positions within the Ministry of Works / Opus structure finishing as a senior public health engineer running the Environmental Training Centre which operated a combined consultancy and training function for water and wastewater treatment plant operators.
In 1997 Stu finally left Opus and started New Zealand Environmental Technologies. Over the years Stu has also gained qualifications as a drain layer, and currently still has a Certifying Drainlayers Qualification, a teacher in adult education with a Diploma in Education from Massey University,  and completed 11 years with the army (Territorial Force), finishing as the Troop Commander of the specialist Bridging Troop at 6 Field Squadron, based out of Pattie Street Petone.  

Stu’s interests outside of work are; fishing, trail bike riding, recreational diving and spending time with his beloved dog Zahn.


Phineas Burke

Senior Engineer

Phineas Burke (Phin) is NZET's senior engineer dealing primarily with structural and hydraulics projects.

Phin joined NZET in 2010 and has a Bachelor of Engineering Technology Degree

Outside of work Phin's hobbies include free diving and spear fishing 


Mark Trainor

Engineering Geologist

Mark is an Engineering Geologist with a BSc in geology and a PGDip in Environmental Science from the University of Canterbury. 

Mark joined NZET in 2016.

Mark is NZET’s senior staff member for geotechnical projects with a specific interest in seismology and earthquake engineering.
A main focus of Marks expertise is to understand and mitigate hazards associated with earth-structure interactions and to ensure that the geologic factors affecting the location, design, construction, operation and maintenance of engineering works are recognized and adequately accounted for.

Marks environmental background is well utilised in contaminated site investigation, remediation, consultation and monitoring where he has been involved in projects ranging from residential to commercial operations.  

Carrying on the NZET tradition of professionals with a trade background, Mark formerly worked as a tradesman panel beater


Gerard Malan

Engineering Consultant

 Gerard has a BE degree from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. 

Gerard Malan is NZET’s newest professional staff member having joined in mid-2018.
Gerard has significant experience in drilling and underground exploration as the family are drilling contractors in SA.

Gerard is already making his mark at NZET with his strong work ethic and keenness to share his expertise with others. 

Gerard is still settling into the Kiwi way of life and is looking for new experiences (once he gets over the cold of approaching winter). 


Rohan Clark

Field Technician / Electrician

Rohan Clark has a B Eng Tech (part) and is a Registered Electrician.

Rohan started out as a field technician in the early 2010s before undertaking his electrical apprenticeship.

Working full time as an electrician Rohan had worked on everything from pulling cables for domestic houses to being the senior electrician at several fuel terminals and running large projects.

Rohan decided that he enjoyed the designing part of work more and has now since pursued this and started his studies to become a civil engineer.

Rohan's interests include strength training, animals and spending time with his new wife.


Zahn Clark

Chief Bark Coordinator

Zahn has a degree in pawsitivity training.

He spends his days at NZET being a good boy and demanding lots of pats.

His interests include running, chasing, eating and napping.


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