Aotea Security welcomes Paul Hurrell & Ian McKenzie

We are proud to welcome two new members to the Aotea Security team - Paul Hurrell and Ian McKenzie. Both Paul and Ian bring a diverse and deep skillset to Aotea Security and play key roles in assisting with the strategic growth and innovation of our team. Learn more about them below:

Paul Hurrell

Paul Hurrell

General Manager, Strategy & Operational Risk

Paul Hurrell is a security and operational risk management specialist who has accumulated a wealth of knowledge and experience through his thirty plus years with the Police, corporate entities and his own consultancy; working across Asia, Australasia and the Pacific Islands. Paul assists Aotea Security clients by examining and understanding the risks that businesses face in an ever-complex and compliant business environment.

As a trusted advisor, Paul works within our senior management team to provide additional depth to our governance and strategy.

You can read more about Paul on the Australia and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance website:
Get in touch with Paul at

Ian McKenzie

Ian McKenzie

Regional Customer Development Manager, Bay of Plenty

Originally from Leicester, U.K., Ian has lived in New Zealand since 2001. Having over fourteen years’ experience in the security industry in New Zealand, Ian has had success in a variety of roles including: Account Management, Technical Support and Business Development. This experience has given him a great wealth of knowledge about the customer experience. He joins our Bay of Plenty branch as the Regional Customer Development Manager, specialising in CCTV and Technical Services.

After a long and successful career within the security industry, having worked for some of New Zealand’s foremost technology suppliers, Ian brings a deep understanding of the criticality of relationships throughout the entire supply chain and into the end user environment. Ian’s key focus is on people – our people and our clients. Ensuring that our services always exceed expectations and acting as the primary relationship manager at Aotea Security.

The Bay of Plenty branch has been operating for 8 years and has a customer base that includes Healthcare, Education, Commercial and National contracts. Feel free to reach out to Ian at

By Aotea Security | Posted: 13 April, 2020