Samantha Prevezanos - BHSc. DipOSH.
Director + H&S Consultant
Samantha is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Safety Management (NZISM), is listed on the HASANZ Register as a Health and Safety Professional and is an Accredited SafePlus Assessor.
With well over 10 years experience in the Construction and Infrastructure industries, prior to starting Coordinate Ltd in 2015, Sam understands the need for Health and Safety Systems which work at the coalface
Sam holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Health Science, and Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health (as well as papers in Industrial Innovation and Improvement, Lean and Agile Manufacturing and Product Flow).
Sam thrives on getting stuck in - her returning customers and referrals are a testament to the trust and confidence clients have in her and the work that she does.
Maartje Barnett - BFA. MA.
With well over 10 years experience as an Executive Assistant to CEO's and Senior Execs in the corporate world Maartje brings with her a wealth of business acumen. Her years in Office and Event Management mean Maartje has a real understanding of health and safety. She has run Health and Safety Meetings and Audits in corporate companies and is genuinely passionate about health and safety in the workplace.
A Master’s Degree (with honours) shows she understands the importance of gathering and analysing accurate data as well as concise writing to create impactful reports. Maartje conducts our online research, corporate audits and conducts gap analysis of client health and safety documentation against all the major standards and prequalification’s (including ISO45001, AS/NZS4801, ISNetworld, Prequal and others).
Maartje's love of aesthetics, excellent Office Suite skills and impeccable attention to detail, see's Maartje not only writing our reports but also designing our presentations and documents. She has recently redesigned and built our new website, manages our social media, and drives the ‘look and feel’ of our growing business.
If anyone knows how to stay safe while doing dangerous work, Rob does. While he originally completed a BSc Hons degree in Economics and Maths in the UK (and worked in banking) - Rob ditched this all in 2012 to start a career in the Film Industry. Here he worked as a stunt performer and rigger on projects like Guardians of the Galaxy, Edge of Tomorrow, Power Rangers, Avatar, Sweet Tooth, and many others.
Stunt work and rigging involves doing extremely dangerous work – the key being to do this in the safest possible way. Rob has been set on fire, fallen from 18 meter heights, fallen off horses, been thrown off motorbikes you name it. Rob really understands the extreme importance of following processes and safety protocols to ensure that no one gets hurt.
With an eye for safety issues and a practical can do attitude that ensured stunts were still completed, Rob began working as a Safety Officer on film sets in 2014. He has covered construction work, water work, stunt work, special effects work (including explosions, fires, building collapses, etc). Rob understands working at heights, has an EWP license, WTR and Forks endorsements, holds a commercial diving license and PADI Divemaster, and is an experienced outdoor rock climbing instructor.
Rob completed NEBOSH IGC in October and is a great addition to our team.