Meet the team
our team

Our people make us who we are and we are united in our passion for helping our customers.


Take a look at the profiles below to find out a bit more about the personalities behind the name and don’t hesitate to get in touch with any of us to discover how we can help you make the most of your technology.

Our Team

tony snow

Tony is our CEO. Born and bred in the Bay of Plenty Tony has a passion to see local businesses thrive. His vision and drive ensures Stratus Blue stays tuned in to the rapid advances within the technology sector ensuring maximum benefit for our customers.


David Barbosa

David is part of our technical team. He has strong technical skills and loves working with customers. David originally hails from Brazil adding to the international flavour of the team.


Hamish Dean

Hamish keeps a low profile but that's a wise move - given how his technical prowess seems to be in such hot demand. With Hamish supporting you, you can rest easy knowing your I.T. is in good hands.


Dries esterhuysen

Dries is a humble and unassuming individual, who is level headed and never afraid of a challenge or new adventure. Dries is a dedicated member of the team who is not afraid to get his hands dirty.


eric smith

Eric is our Technical Director. Eric believes in ensuring our customers have the best possible technical solutions to support their businesses. Eric has a strong history of I.T capabilities that form the basis of Stratus Blue's competencies. 


rose gilmore

Rose is one of our awesome Account Managers. She honed her exceptional customer service skills while managing hotels for 17 years before switching focus and taking on a new professional challenge. 


Ilse Skead

Ilse brings energy and organisation to our team.  Whether its working on the Service Desk, processing orders or sending out quotes, Ilse's top priority is to ensure that our customers are fully looked after.


Kieran Surgenor

Kieran is one of our talented Engineers and provides Apple, audio visual and Windows support to our clients. He’s worked in IT for the past nine years so is pretty clued up about these things. 


mike bell

Mike is our General Manager. With over 20 years experience in the IT sector in NZ and Europe, Mike ensures that Stratus Blue is positioned to provide excellent services and support to our customers now and in the future.  


Graeme Frost

After serving in the Royal New Zealand Navy for 11 years as a Radio Electronics Technician and Defence Diver, Graeme became one of the first Information Systems Technicians in the Navy. What a great asset then he is to the team at Stratus Blue. 


Eugene keown

Eugene is one of our Technical Engineers and is a key member of our Technical Team. He loves to work with our customers to ensure they are getting the most from their technology. Eugene has a particular passion in the cybersecurity space. 


James Harrison

James was born and raised in Tauranga and loves helping fuel our clients’ business growth and being a part of an industry that changes almost daily. He’s our go-to guy when help is required, especially for Windows systems, VoIP or Office 365.


Humanising Information Technology

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Tauranga Office

116 Third Ave 

Tauranga City 

New Zealand 

Whakatane Office

Level 1, 2 Commerce Street,


Free Call: 0800-2-277478


Tel: (07) 777 0010


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