Our Team

The Directors and Staff of Peter Swan Limited, are a small, experienced, highly motivated and talented team of individuals who are all passionate about the work they do.


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Phil Meyer-Smith

B.E. (Civil)

Phil is an Engineer with 29 yrs experience, which 23 yrs has been specialising in Cold Storage, Food Processing Facilities, and Breweries. With a background in Structural Design and Construction Management, Phil has been the Design and Project Engineer on developments throughout New Zealand, Russia, America Samoa, and Malaysia specialising in the Cold Storage and Food Processing Industry.

“Our work is about the detail within the big picture, it’s the principle of the sum of the parts being greater” – Phil

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Brett Burridge

B.E (Civil) Hons, MIPENZ, CPEng, IntPE, MIPES

Brett is an Engineer with 27 yrs experience, with 13 years with Peter Swan Ltd. Brett is a very skilled Structural Design Engineer, having worked on a wide range of Projects in New Zealand, the Pacific Islands and the United Kingdom. He has worked for both consultants and contractors giving a very practical understanding of Structural Design and Project delivery.

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Aaron Trembath

B. Arch, ANZIA

Aaron is a highly experienced NZ registered Architect with 23 yrs post registration experience, this includes 5 years oversea experience in Europe and the United Arab Emirates. Aaron has a wide range of experience covering the education, commercial, residential, industrial, hospitality, retail and health sectors. Aaron is a trained Green Star Professional and is a Qualifies Weathertightness Assessor.

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Cliff Wong

NZCD (Arch)

Cliff has been involved with CAD Management for the past 25 yrs, of which 17 yrs has been with Peter Swan Ltd on specialist food industry work plus Commercial and residential projects. Cliff is very experienced in setting up and running CAD and now BIM systems to optimise the performance of each project.

Key Personnel

Peter Swan


Peter is an Engineer who now works as a consultant and has been in the practice for 35 years. For the last 25 years he has specialised in the field of industrial building design and process systems for the food industry and allied business. Peter understands business leadership in markets and industries subject to the rigour and demand of intensive competition. Peters inherent design philosophy is of innovation, economy and flair.