Our Water Management Team

Meet The Team

At Think Water Taranaki we value our customers and pride ourselves on the high-quality customer service our water management team delivers. With extensive product training and support from our Preferred Suppliers, Think Water Taranaki is your one-stop-shop for water management and milking machine services.

We maintain membership with Irrigation New Zealand, NZ Milking, and Pumping Trade Association and keep up to date with industry news and events.

Our team is the core strength of our business and we consider them as part of our family. Safety and professional development are our number one priority meaning our team has the knowledge and experience to offer solid advice and deliver your next project safely.

Steve Bevan

Company Director and Owner

Steve has more than 18 years of experience in design, project management, installation, and servicing.  He has a Massey Certificate in Agricultural Engineering and is an ISO Certified Milking Machine Tester.

Angela Bevan

Company Director and Owner

Angela is the mastermind behind all things administration, accounts, marketing, and HR at Think Water Taranaki. She has worked side by side with Steve for many years and as a result, has extensive knowledge in the water management industry. Angela is an active member of the Think Water Network and has been nominated for Businesswoman of the Year on a number of occasions.

Christine (Chris) Grant

Operations Manager

Chris brings to her role 18 years of experience in running her own Plumbing, Gasfitting, and Drain laying business in Taranaki, prior to this her work history was in the finance sector. When Chris is not at work, she loves spending time with her family and friends and cannot resist a weekend away when the opportunity presents itself.

Andy Lamb

Water Filter Technician

Andy Lamb is Taranaki-born and bred and has been servicing water filters for over 20 years all over the Taranaki region. Andy specializes in Water Filtration and is currently upskilling in-house pumps and water treatment. When Andy is not at work you will see him out and about on his bike or firing up his barbeque.

Shelley Gruchy

Office Administrator

Born in Jersey, Channel Islands, Shelley has called Taranaki home for over 40 years.  Her working history includes sales and admin in a number of sectors.  When not working she paddles around on her surfboard, plays in her garden, or will be reading a book.  She has children in Auckland and Carterton who she visits whenever she can.

Callum West


Callum is a qualified electric motor rewinder and has worked in an electric motor repair shop for 5 years prior to starting at Think Water Taranaki.  In his spare time Callum likes to be up the mountain snowboarding, golfing, mountain biking, and hanging out with his friends whenever he can. 

Ivan Leafberg

Outdoor Power Equipment Division Manager

Ivan has worked with domestic and commercial mowers and machinery for 18 years, his experience also includes servicing golf and turf equipment across the country. In his spare time, Ivan enjoys getting out on his motorcycle and mountain biking with his family. 

Stuart Du Preez

Store Manager

Born in Cape Town with almost 15 years’ experience in the Mechanical and Electrical Industries.  Since moving to New Zealand Stuart has worked for over 7 years in Pumping and Filtration industries.  When he’s not at work you may find him out on the Mountain Bike Trials or working on a new RC or electronics project or just at a local café enjoying some great coffee. 

Mark Mullan

Part-Time Freight and Storeroom Assistant

Born and raised in Taranaki and brought up on Dairy Farm in Oaonui (Coastal Taranaki) Mark’s farming background has given him a good knowledge base with Dairy Systems.  Mark is invested in increasing his product knowledge and is always keen to do research and learn new things in his spare time.  When Mark is not at work he enjoys catching up with friends and family.