OUR TECHNICAL TEAM
Group Technical Manager – Peter Walters M.Sc; NZ Dip S.C.T; F.T.S.C
Peter joined Protective Paints in 2010 after having worked in various technical roles at Dulux, Allied Products (Stresscrete) and Wattyl. Peter has a Master of Science Degree in Chemistry from Auckland University, a Diploma in Surface Coating Technology from the Auckland Institute of Technology, in which he was a foundation student, and has been awarded the prestigious Professional Grading of Fellow in the Technology of Surface Coatings by the Oil & Colour Chemists Association based in London. He is actively involved in the advancement of paint and has been a member of SCANZ since 1976.
Research & Development – Alan Beale N.Z.C.S, NZ Dip S.C.T
Alan has a NZ Certificate in Science and a NZ Diploma in Surface Coating Technology. He has many years of experience and has worked at Dulux Paints, A.C Hatrick Resins, Lusteriod/Croda Paints and the Levene Paint Company. Alan joined Protective Paints in 1998 and manages our East Tamaki laboratory.
Reserch & Development – Savitri Devendra M.Sc
Savitri has a Masters Degree in Polymer Science and has worked with automotive, decorative and industrial paints as well as seventeen years working with resin and paint at Nuplex Industries. Savitri has been with us since 2009 and is a big contributor to the development of our products.