Paul Parsons
Manager / Director - 
Aotea Electric Southern Ltd

Paul Parsons has been with Aotea since 1987 and has covered many roles in this time. Paul is actively involved in the electrical industry and is currently a Director of ETCO. Paul is also an elected member of the Halberg Trust. His role at Aotea is very diverse and he is directly responsible for operational and management of Aotea Electric Southern Ltd. Paul is also a director of Aotea Group Holdings.


Alistair Hogg MSc CPP
Manager / Director - Aotea Security Ltd


Alistair Hogg has been actively involved within the New Zealand Security Industry since 1987, in a variety of roles and across a broad range of activities encompassing most aspects of the industry. Alistair has a strong background in electronic security, close protection, manned services, training, design and consultancy, as an operator, instructor, consultant, manager, and industry representative. Alistair is currently an elected Board Member of the NZ Security Association, and is also a member of the National Executive Committee for the NZ chapter of ASIS International.
An advocate of industry training in general and continuing training and personal development within the Aotea Group, Alistair holds both the CPP designation for Security Management from ASIS International U.S. and a Master of Science degree in Security and Risk Management from the University of Leister, U.K.


Gordon Brocket
Contracts Manager

Gordon Brocket has been with Aotea since 1991. Gordon is very well respected in the electrical industry and managed Dunedin's largest contract, Milburn Prison, which encompassed over 110,000 hours. Gordon is responsible for the management of the supervisors in the Contracting division at Aotea Southern.


David Ford
Estimating Manager

David Ford has been employed by Aotea since 1989, originally as an apprentice. Dave has worked through all aspects of the electrical trade and is currently managing the Estimating Team for the Aotea Group. This includes peer review of the pricing, and also electrical design build solutions.


Seth Dickinson
Area Manager - Communications

Seth Dickinson holds a current 'Siemon Designer' certification registration and Advance Trade Electrical registration. He is the first point of contact for all Telecommunication (voice, data and power) related services.

Murray Hughes
Chairman of Aotea Group and Aotea Electric Southern Director

As Managing Director of the Aotea Group of Companies, Murray Hughes generally oversees the development and expansion of the wider Group activities. Murray was the original shareholder in the current Aotea Group, having purchased the business in 1990. Himself a registered Electrician, Murray has over 40 years' experience in the electrical industry. Murray is a past National President of ECANZ.