Our Team

Paul Thomson

Paul Thomson NZCE(Elec) BE(Elec) MBA(Executive)


With a career broadly based around people / project / programme management, enabling high performance teams, and building mutually beneficial subcontractor and client relationships, Paul’s intellectual property spans numerous sectors including Steel, Pulp & Paper, Water / Waste-water, Telecommunications, and Business Systems Development. An industrial engineer at heart (electrical/instrumentation and controls, including 15 years direct industrial design, costing, installation and commissioning), Paul has more recently focused on managing clients, teams and project delivery.


+64 21 867 844

Ian Mclaren

Ian Mclaren B.Eng. Mechatronics, NMMU (SA), 2012.

Electrical Engineering and Project Management

Ian has 5 years’ experience working in New Zealand and South Africa as a control systems engineer, having completed projects for numerous clients ranging from original equipment manufacturers to district councils. With key experience in the industrial automation and water/wastewater industries, Ian brings a wealth of electrical and control system design, programming and project management expertise to the team at Thomson Group. Ian is meticulous in his work and believes in rolling up his sleeves to get the job done.


+64 21 775 726