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BE SURE is our promise

We’re proud to be a family owned business with more than 20 years’ proven experience with offices in Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Our unified solution focused global team strives to provide expertise and reliability on all projects. We encourage and support our people to be themselves and enjoy their work everyday, and provide their service to you with respect and loyalty.

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Mark Smith

Mark Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Smith is a co-founder of Markham and is passionate about design, culture, team building and continuous personal development.  Mark manages the global operation and has over 20 years of experience in specialist solutions for concrete and construction.

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Graham Smith

Graham Smith

Founding Director

Graham’s business experience started in the 1960s and has always been passionate about innovation. In 1996 he founded Markham and is part of the vibrant, creative and BE SURE culture. Graham has more than 25 years’ technical expertise and practical experience in the concrete protection and waterproofing industry.

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Jaimi Manning

Jaimi Manning

HR Manager

Leads Markham Global’s HR programs and policies as they apply to employee relations, compensation, benefits, safety, performance and staffing levels.

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Carl Groombridge

Carl Groombridge

Managing Director – UK

Dedicated and focused, Carl holds the vision and provides the inspiration for developing the same BE SURE culture in the UK as has proved so successful in Australia to generate an enthusiastic and client-focused team. Carl has 15 years in substrate protection industries as a foundation for bringing our innovative and high performance concrete treatments into the UK market.

+44 (0)3334 56 57 58

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Ross Groombridge

Ross Groombridge

Contracts Manager (UK)

Ross is highly motivated to work closely with our clients, site managers and sub-contractors to ensure all projects are completed safely, correctly and efficiently for optimum customer satisfaction.

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Russell Gulley

Russell Gulley

Project Consultant - UK

Russell works with construction companies, engineers, and architects in the UK, to provide concrete durability and waterproofing solutions.

A love of problem-solving, and a lifelong enthusiasm for waste reducing efficiencies, drive a keen interest in extending the service life of concrete structures.

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Spencer Barnes

Spencer Barnes

UK Marketing Coordinator

Spencer coordinates marketing for the UK office, as well as helping with IT and Systems admin, supporting the UK sales and accounts teams.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

UK Accounts Administrator

Rebecca covers the accounts admin for the UK office. She is responsible for debtor management and all aspects of accounts administration.

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Hayden Prestidge

Hayden Prestidge

Sales and Marketing Team Leader

Hayden is passionate about making concrete stronger to last longer and is experienced in concrete protection, waterproofing, corrosion control, curing and sealing at the design and construction stage or in asset management. Hayden has a passion for strategic planning, team culture and personal growth but most of all, the overriding drive to deliver excellence to ensure you have the knowledge and systems to provide your structure with what it needs.

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Manton Collings

Manton Collings

Chief Finance Officer

Manton leads the Finance and Admin team for New Zealand and Australia and is passionate about quality financial information and using this to help stakeholders. Manton is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years’ experience in a wide variety of industries.

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‘Markco’ Cockburn

‘Markco’ Cockburn

Operations Manager - NZ/AUS

Looking after applicators and project managers in Australia and New Zealand, Markco has over 10 years’ experience working with concrete, and managing teams. He has worked across a variety of industries and enjoys a challenge.

+64 21 751 827

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Henry Mitchell

Henry Mitchell

New Zealand Construction Team Leader

Henry leads the New Zealand construction sales team. His overall goal is to work from design to installation by adding value and saving program costs to construction projects across New Zealand. Henry is passionate about Markham evolving and sustainable systems for concrete. He has been working in the Australian and New Zealand construction markets for over 12 years. Have a chat with Henry about delivering excellence to ensure you have the knowledge and systems on your projects.

+64 21 240 7523

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Doug Hamlin

Doug Hamlin

Infrastructure Consultant & Technical Validation – New Zealand and Australia

Doug Hamlin works alongside asset owners, engineers, and consultants to extend the service life of concrete structures. Doug has a constant desire to learn more about concrete technology and trends. His overall goal is to see less spent on repairs and more focus on positive growth. Very passionate about improving the service life of concrete!

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Lachie Smith

Lachie Smith

Project Consultant North Island

Lachie’s focus and passion is to provide solutions in commercial construction, focusing on AQURON concrete treatments. Be it waterproofing, corrosion control, curing, sealing, anti-dusting, moisture control, he is always keen to work with you to provide the right solution.

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Wade Lanham

Wade Lanham

NSW Design & Delivery Consultant

Wade has a passion for development and working with construction companies, architects and engineers to see their projects come to reality within budget, time frames and reduced risk in commercial projects.

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Ben Dowell

Ben Dowell

WA Design & Delivery Consultant

Ben assesses client needs and manages project delivery in Western Australia for concrete protection, waterproofing, corrosion control, curing and waterproofing.

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Lionel Urquhart

Lionel Urquhart

Victoria Design and Delivery Consultant

Lionel partners with construction companies, architects and engineers, developing strong working relationships, and helping our clients in their projects to reduce cost and risk, and improve timeline efficiencies and environmental impacts.

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Brad Fulcher

Brad Fulcher

Australian Project Consultant

Brad Fulcher works with Australian construction companies, architects and engineers to manage project delivery for concrete protection, corrosion control, curing and waterproofing.

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Christine Melville

Christine Melville

NZ Design & Delivery Specification Consultant

Christine works with New Zealand architects, engineers and other construction design professionals by providing concrete protection advice, waterproofing systems and solutions from the design stage onwards.

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Venus Flaws

Venus Flaws

Accounts Payable - NZ & AU

Venus joined the Napier head office after working in the Wellington film industry for the last 15 years. She enjoys her New Zealand and Australia accounts payable role and loves being a part of the Markham team. She is looking forward to a long future with Markham and settling into the relaxed lifestyle and warm summer climate of Napier.

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Javi Otero

Javi Otero

Australian Operations Assistant

Our operations assistant Javi helps the Australian application and project management team. Her role includes quality assurance, health and safety, and project completions. Javi is ready to make your project application as simple as possible for you!

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Alex Portelli

Alex Portelli

AU Design & Delivery Specification Consultant

Alex works with architects, engineers and other construction design professionals, providing concrete protection and waterproofing systems and solutions from the design stage onwards.

+61 449 577 523

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Brendan Stead

Brendan Stead

Marketing Coordinator

Brendan Stead coordinates Markham’s marketing strategies and activities, to introduce Markham’s concrete waterproofing and architectural finishes to as wide an audience as possible.

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Shane McManus

Shane McManus

Digital Marketer & Designer

Shane is a talented and creative digital designer, marketer, and developer. His work ensures Markham’s branding and online presence are cutting edge for our industry.

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Melissa Thompson

Melissa Thompson

Accounts Receivable - NZ & AU

Melissa is accounts receivable and finance and admin support for New Zealand and Australia. She is responsible for debtor management and the finance/administration team. Melissa is focused on creating positive relationships with Markham customers and stakeholders from the start of their journey of opening a customer account, to retention queries.

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Tommy Fulcher

Tommy Fulcher

Operations and Applicator Technician

Tommy Fulcher is enthusiastically involved in practical operations, warehouse management and application. He works closely with project managers and site managers to ensure the concrete has been correctly and thoroughly protected.

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Eric Windschuttel

Eric Windschuttel

Operations & Applicator Technician

Eric is enthusiastically involved in practical operations, warehouse management and application. He works closely with the BASE-TECT team, project managers and site managers to ensure the concrete has been correctly and thoroughly protected.

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Robert Martin

Robert Martin

Operations and Applicator Technician

Robert coordinates on-site project management works in Western Australia, and is enthusiastic about providing sustainable solutions for our customers and stakeholders.

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Clint Judd

Clint Judd

Operations and Research Applicator

Clint is a versatile and experienced player in our operations and warehouse team. Clint specialises in site applications, and is closely involved with our research and development testing.

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Charles Currie

Charles Currie

Industry & Infrastructure Support

Charles is an experienced key account manager and an integral part of the MARKHAM’s Industry and Infrastructure department. His role includes direct liaison with clients for streamlined supply and stock management. Charles is dedicated to delivering great results and service to our customers.

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Merv Smith

Merv Smith

Manufacturing and Warehouse Team Member

Merv is a vital part of our manufacturing and warehouse team in Napier. He is involved in the crucial Aquron batching process that lies at the heart of our operation.

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Finn Currie

Finn Currie

New Zealand Project Coordinator

Finn is the project coordinator for New Zealand. He ensures all project planning and site applications are managed efficiently, and in line with client expectations.

+64 21 228 9465
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Aimee Hill

Aimee Hill

Operations Administrative Support

Aimee enthusiastically supports the operations team, ensuring smooth interaction with clients and contractors.

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Jason Brown

Jason Brown

Application Technician

Jason Brown manages Australian applications and on-site operations for concrete protection, corrosion control, curing and waterproofing.

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Ruan Bredenkamp

Ruan Bredenkamp

Applicator – Auckland, NZ

Ruan manages applications in Auckland for concrete protection, waterproofing, corrosion control, curing & waterproofing.

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Kelly Sterling-Smith

Kelly Sterling-Smith

Operations & Applicator Technician

Kelly coordinates on-site project management works in the Canterbury region, and is enthusiastic about providing sustainable solutions for our customers and stakeholders.

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Amanda Slader-Kearns

Amanda Slader-Kearns

Office Administrator

Amanda has a pivotal role in handling stock control and logistics, project audits, and client supply orders.

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Simon Mitchell

Simon Mitchell

New Zealand Operations Team Support

Simon is an active part of our operations and application team. He has over 30 years’ practical experience in coating and concrete treatments.

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Conrad Stead

Conrad Stead

Marketing Assistant – Industry & Infrastructure

Conrad is enthusiastic to spread the word about Adding Life to Concrete! He works to reach out to new and existing MARKHAM clients, introducing our advanced concrete treatments.

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Clarence Pretorius

Clarence Pretorius

Operations & Applicator Technician

Clarence coordinates on-site project management works in the Waikato region and is enthusiastic about providing sustainable solutions for our customers and stakeholders.

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Xave Cockburn

Xave Cockburn

Dispatch & Warehouse Support

Xavier actively supports our warehousing and batching team at the Napier headquarters.

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Michelle Bennett

Michelle Bennett

Accounts Assistant

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Tracey Brawley

Tracey Brawley

Executive Support Services Administrator

Tracey provides executive support services in MARKHAM’s Finance and Administration department.

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Syd Jones

Syd Jones

Application Technician - NZ

Syd manages applications in Auckland for concrete protection, waterproofing, corrosion control, curing and waterproofing.

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Bec Bird

Bec Bird

Operations Support - Victoria

Bec is a vital part of our application team in Victoria, Australia. Bec applies curing, sealing and waterproofing, besides coordinating site visits and stock control.

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Jas Martin

Jas Martin

Application Technician - AU

Jason is part of our dedicated application team in Victoria, Australia. Jason applies and installs concrete sealing, waterproofing and other treatments.

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Pete Erueti

Pete Erueti

Application Technician - Victoria

Pete is part of our dedicated application team in Victoria, Australia. Pete applies and installs concrete sealing, waterproofing and other treatments.

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Troy Pomare

Troy Pomare

Application Technician - AU

Troy is part of our dedicated application team in Victoria, Australia. Troy applies and installs concrete sealing, waterproofing and other treatments.

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Nick Jones

Nick Jones

Application Technician - Victoria

Nick is part of our dedicated applicator team, operating in Victoria, Australia. Nick provides concrete sealing, waterproofing and other treatments.

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Brooke Avery

Brooke Avery

Operations Administrative Support

Brooke provides support services as a part of MARKHAM’s operations team.

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Craig Otton

Craig Otton

Application Technician - NZ

Craig is an experienced application technician in the Canterbury region, for concrete protection, waterproofing, corrosion control, curing and waterproofing.

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Grayson Wright

Grayson Wright

Project Delivery & Operations Support

Grayson facilitates specialised project delivery and supports the operations and application team. His past experience includes coordinating military logistics, which he can now leverage for the benefit of MARKHAM clients.