Chris Ludlow

Chris Ludlow

Lead Asset Management Engineer


Chris is a highly qualified Mechanical Engineer with 14 years of experience in Mechanical Engineering within complex industrial sites. He has extensive knowledge of integrity, management, and asset management due to his years of involvement with large-scale industrial projects and integrity management of one of New Zealand’s largest industrial plants, the New Zealand Refinery. His extensive knowledge around corrosion, durability, inspection, and repair techniques are impeccable.

During his career, Chris has lead complex engineering inspection and quality assurance teams on projects, both large and small, and routine maintenance, including large turnarounds delivering complex projects of varying sizes (from NZD$200k all the way to NZ$365m) including ‘The New Venture, Te Mahi Hou Project’ and ‘Point Forward Project’ for Refining NZ.

Chris is an enthusiastic dedicated professional, who is highly self-motivated, always striving to add value and improve systems. whilst bringing his robust structural engineering knowledge and strong leadership in the delivery of projects to the highest of standards.

Chris places a very high value on working collaboratively and constructively with clients, team building, coaching, and knowledge sharing to develop stronger more connected high performing teams, whilst always promoting safety and wellbeing.

The GRIT team

Jason Matthews

Director / Senior Structural Engineer
NZCE (Civil), BE (Civil) 1st Class Honours, MENGNZ, NACE 3 View Profile +

Erik Thomson

Lead Structural Engineer
Master of Engineering, CPEng (NZ), IntPE (NZ), CEng (UK), MEng (NZ), CMEng (NZ), MICE (UK) View Profile +

Dan Welch

Principal Asset Management Engineer
B.Eng.Sc (Mechanical), NACE CIP1 View Profile +

Jimuel Mejica

Senior Structural Engineer
BSC (CIVIL), MENGNZ View Profile +

David Wong

Structural Engineer

Brook Tyrrell

Senior Civil/Structural Designer
National Diploma in Architectural Technology View Profile +

Omar Espiritu

Civil Structural Technician
Diploma in Civil Engineering, Technical Certificate in Civil and Structural Engineering Design View Profile +

Zinzan Hodgson

Asset Integrity Inspector
Qualified Mechanical Engineer Level 5 (Advanced Trade), ACA/ACRA Corrosion & Protection of Concrete Structures & Buildings View Profile +

James Reid

Senior Structural Engineer
BE (Civil), MScEng View Profile +

Rob Aubrey

Project Manager
BE (Civil), NZCE (Civil) View Profile +

Ana Passadore Denis

Project Manager
Bachelor of Industrial Engineering (Hons) View Profile +

Manar Kabrawi

Marketing Lead
BsBA – Marketing, concentration in MIS – Magna Cum Laude. PGDBA – Marketing (Hons). MBA – Marketing (Academic Excellence). View Profile +

Maree Wedding

Financial Controller
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Danielle Bellamy

Business Administrator
BDes (Hons) View Profile +