Gareth Mentzer - Hawke's Bay Airport

Gareth has over 15 years’ experience in a variety of Operational and Business Management roles working with businesses across New Zealand and in a number of diverse industries. Currently working as the Operations Manager at Hawke’s Bay Airport Gareth has the opportunity to see every day the challenges and opportunities that come from a growing and evolving business.   

Regardless of industry, collaboration and relationship management have always been key elements in the operational environments Gareth has worked within.

Holding a Bachelor’s degree in Computing Systems with an emphasis on IT Management Gareth enjoys looking at what technology changes are available to improve systems and processes.

Gareth is looking forward to “getting a look under the hood” of some exciting Hawke’s Bay businesses, in particular how they are using technology and operational innovations to add value to their businesses as well as developing fantastic corporate cultures that attract talent to the Bay.     

Having a passion for Hawke’s Bay Gareth loves raising his family in the region he has always called home.


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