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Meet The Team!

Martin McNally

Martin McNally

OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Martin’s encyclopaedic knowledge of products and technical issues means that if you have a problem, he probably has a solution for you.

With a uniquely broad insight across the industry, and extensive international experience in Theatre, Touring, Event Production and as an Electrical Inspector, Martin can help you with advice on all aspects of your technical operations.

Rarely seen without a phone to his ear or tool in his hand, Martin now leads the SHOWTECHNIX team with a boundless drive to help our clients get the best solutions for their needs.

Adrian Watts

AUDIO SPECIALIST & TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Adrian is one of the most respected and well liked Audio Engineer’s in the country, because well, he’s talented and just a really great guy.

With international experience working on some of the most iconic shows of all time, he’s has been a leading face in NZ Audio Production management for many years.

We are delighted that he now brings his specialist audio knowledge together with a good all round production knowledge to help our clients get what they need.

Adrian Watts

Adrian Watts

AUDIO SPECIALIST & TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Adrian is one of the most respected and well liked Audio Engineer’s in the country, because well, he’s talented and just a really great guy.

With international experience working on some of the most iconic shows of all time, he’s has been a leading face in NZ Audio Production management for many years.

We are delighted that he now brings his specialist audio knowledge together with a good all round production knowledge to help our clients get what they need.

Jacob Kelly

Jacob Kelly

SALES SUPPORT & ONLINE SPECIALIST

After 20 years in the Event Industry, Jacob is now focussed on using his formidable I.T. skills… a winning combination that makes him integral to our team.

As the creator of our website and online store, Jacob is the man on hand to keep our systems operating just as they should, and when he’s not in the office with us, his passion for technology has him busy developing websites for TheKellys.

His understanding of the needs and pace of our industry with his knowledge of the latest technology means that he is not only a really great and helpful point of contact for you in the office, but he is also pivotal in our drive to constantly raise the bar and make our service the easiest and most efficient for our clients.

Astra Barton

BRAND DIRECTOR

With an international business management and development background, Astra later worked in Business Advisor consultancy, with a passionate belief that businesses should focus on truly appreciating and helping clients, above all else.

Astra is our ideas and strategy person, responsible for our brand direction, client care systems and marketing.
Ply her with good coffee and chocolate for best results.

Astra Barton

Astra Barton

BRAND DIRECTOR

With an international business management and development background, Astra later worked in Business Advisor consultancy, with a passionate belief that businesses should focus on truly appreciating and helping clients, above all else.

Astra is our ideas and strategy person, responsible for our brand direction, client care systems and marketing.
Ply her with good coffee and chocolate for best results.

Bob Mannix

Bob Mannix

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Bob has the wealth of experience that only maturity can bring – and the silver hair to prove it.

Among many life adventures, he worked for IBM in the days when computers was the industry to be in, and his engineering, logistics and technical skills have seen him working around the globe since.

We are honoured that he now runs our warehouse store with precision and order.

Alison Best

ADMINISTRATION & ACCOUNTS

Having trained as a dancer at Conti, after her performance days and working in the West End, Alison later moved into TV Production.

At heart she is an organisation freak, and applied her skills in various management and administration roles before joining our office team, where she keeps everything in order, especially Martin!

Alison Best

Alison Best

ADMINISTRATION & ACCOUNTS

Having trained as a dancer at Conti, after her performance days and working in the West End, Alison later moved into TV Production.

At heart she is an organisation freak, and applied her skills in various management and administration roles before joining our office team, where she keeps everything in order, especially Martin!