Contact us

New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group Incorporated
The Secretary – Gary Hartley

C/- Level 2, 158 The Terrace
P O Box 11110
Wellington, New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 494 1063
Fax: +64 4 494 1050
Email: info@rfid-pathfinder.org.nz

The New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group is proudly supported by GS1 New Zealand, and Times-7.

National Committee

The National Committee is a voluntary group composed of RFID enthusiasts and experts from some of New Zealand’s leading RFID savvy organisations. The committee is elected under the provisions of the NZ RFID Pathfinder Constitution and new members are most welcome to register their interest in joining the National Committee.

Mark Rance, Chairman

Mark Rance has been Chairman of the New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group since 2009 and a National Committee member since the group’s incorporation as a Society in 2006. Mark is the IT Manager for ANZCO Foods Limited, one of New Zealand largest meat processing organisation. Contact Mark Rance

Vijay Todkar, Committee Member

Vijay Todkar has been a member of the National Committee of The New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group since April 2021. Vijay is General Manager of NZPICS, New Zealand’s member organisation of the global supply chain training organisation. Contact Vijay Todkar

Alan Mayo, Committee Member

Alan Mayo was the inaugural Chairman of The New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group, a position he held since November 2009. Alan is a senior consultant for Quid Est Veritas a project management and IT consultancy organisation. Contact Alan Mayo

 

Gary Hartley, Secretary

Gary Hartley has been Secretary to The New Zealand RFID Pathfinder Group since its inception in 2006. Gary is General Manager – Customer, for GS1 New Zealand, New Zealand’s member organisation of the not-for-profit, global standards development organisation, GS1. Contact Gary Hartley

Mark Powell, Committee Member

Mark Powell is the Managing Director of his own company named Electronic Identification Technologies Limited based in Auckland. Mark joined the National Committee in 2012. Mark has extensive RFID experience and has been involved in numerous implementations in many countries. Contact Mark Powell

Jos Kunnen, Committee Member

Jos Kunnen is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Times-7, a Lower Hutt based company specialising in the manufacture of world-class RFID antennas. Contact Jos Kunnen

Rekha Baptista, Committee Member

Rekha Baptista has been employed by Fonterra since 2009. Currently she is the Manager of the Traceability Centre of Excellence at Fonterra, based in Auckland. Contact Rekha Baptista

Brian Van Ginkel, Committee Member

Brian Van Ginkel is the New Zealand Country Manager for Zebra Technologies based in Auckland. He joined the Pathfinder National Committee in April 2021. Contact Brian Van Ginkel

Paul Plester, Committee Member

Paul Plester is the owner operator of Zentag, a NZ based RFID Solution Provider. Paul has been delivering RFID based solutions to NZ organisations large and small for over 5 years. Contact Paul Plester