About Us

We are a passionate team of scientists who are committed to the field of air quality.

Carol McSweeney

Carol McSweeney

Managing Director

BSc, PG Dip Tch, PG Dip Env Mgmt, Cert Env Pract.
I started Air Matters in 2004, and since then the business has grown with the help and expertise of a great team of people. I thrive on problem solving, and get a lot of satisfaction out of working to improve environmental and health outcomes.

Robert Murray

Robert Murray

Senior Environmental Scientist and Bay of Plenty Regional Manager

BSc, BA
I joined Air Matters in 2009, and have grown with the company while experiencing many challenging projects along the way. I enjoy the diversity of the job and working with clients to recognise and evaluate environmental stressors in the workplace. I’ve recently moved to Mt Maunganui where I started the Bay of Plenty Air Matters office.

Helen Nicholson

Helen Nicholson

Environmental Consultant, Occupational Hygienist and Training Manager

BSc
Since starting with Air Matters in 2011, I have developed specialty areas in noise, dust and fume assessments. I delight in the opportunity to use good science to assess and reduce health hazards for better workplace environments.

Nicholas Browne

Nicholas Browne

Air Quality Specialist and Scheduling Manager

BSc
I joined Air Matters in February 2015. I was previously working for Auckland Council, however I enjoy the problem solving nature of consultancy work. I also enjoy getting involved in occupational hygiene work.

Kreepa Shrestha Rai

Kreepa Shrestha Rai

Environmental Technician

MSc, BA
I started working for the Air Matters team in 2014 after completing my post graduate degree in Geography. I love the varied nature of my job and the challenges it presents, which allows me to pursue my interest in air quality management and occupational hygiene.

Amber Tognazzo

Amber Tognazzo

Air Quality Technician

BSc
I started working for Air Matters in 2015, after working in sustainability. I enjoy using my science and problem solving skills to assess and evaluate air quality issues in the workplace. This role also helps me develop my occupational hygiene skills.

Carl Goodhue

Carl Goodhue

Air Quality Practitioner

I am the newest member of the Air Matters team, based at the Bay of Plenty office. I used to work in regulatory compliance in trade waste and pollution prevention for Rotorua District Council. I really enjoy figuring out what the real issue is and then implementing practical, science-driven solutions.

Garry McSweeney

Garry McSweeney

Consulting Chemist

BSc, FNZIC
I have worked for many years in analytical and research chemistry in various industries. I enjoy using my scientific background in my role is a chemical consultant and advisor to the Air Matters team.

Innovative Ideas

Our people are creative thinkers who are here to help you resolve questions. We keep up to date with new methods and equipment for assessing environmental effects and workplace health effects.

Committed to Service

You can rely on the Air Matters team to provide objective, respectful and efficient service within appropriate time frames. We maintain a high level of competence through continuous learning and keeping abreast of the latest technologies and methods.

Clear Communication

We aim to present all reports in a way that communicates to our clients a clear course of action. We base our reports on the scientific results of the study and communicate in a simple, succinct way.

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