IPENZ Engineering Heritage Jobhunt Foundation


Roly Frost

Roly is a Director of Icehouse Consulting Limited and is based in Hamilton.

He started his career with the Ministry of Works and progressed into management positions as the Ministry went through the change process from government department to State Owned Enterprise and finally to private consultancy. Roly held General Manager positions in infrastructure, in both the private and public sectors, before starting his own practice two years ago. His focus of practice is still very much in the transport infrastructure sector.

Roly continues to be active in IPENZ. He has held several positions over the years including Branch Chair and President, and is currently on the Chartered Professional Engineers Council.

Roly has held various governance roles on private companies, project management boards, and trusts.

Tiina Hall-Turne

Tiina Hall-Turner FIPENZ

Tiina has a Chemical and Materials Engineering background and is a Technical Director of Beca Ltd, based in Auckland.

Her career has encompassed a number of practice areas including production at the New Zealand Refining Company, technical marketing with Alfa-Laval, contracting for Liquid Technologies, and consulting with Process Developments, Det Norske Veritas and Beca.

Tiina strongly believes that engineering and its technological applications play a fundamental role in both the present and future prosperity of New Zealand. She has served on IPENZ branches in Northland, Waikato/Bay of Plenty and Auckland, recently completed three terms as an elected member of the IPENZ Governing Board, and is currently a member of the IPENZ Standards and Accreditation Board.

Tiina continues to be involved in IPENZ and is looking forward to assisting the IPENZ Foundation to achieve its goals.

Carol Caldwell FIPENZ

Carol is a practising fire engineer with over 30 years of experience. She started in the United States but has been in New Zealand for almost 20 years and is currently the director of Enlightened Solutions Limited. She a recognised international expert on performance-based fire engineering design and is a member of several fire engineering-related technical organisations.

Carol was Chair of the IPENZ Canterbury Branch in 1997, and provides Practice Area assessments in fire engineering for IPENZ. She is particularly interested in the role of women in engineering.

Peter Jackson DFIPENZ

Peter is a retired academic who spent most of his working life at Canterbury University and the University of Auckland. He was a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Auckland, serving a stint as Head of Department before becoming the first Postgraduate Dean for the University. He was than appointed as the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Engineering at Canterbury, where he was responsible for seven departments, including the School of Engineering.

His research interests in the aero-hydrodynamics of yachts led to his establishing the Yacht Research Unit at Auckland. At Canterbury, he was a director of the Canterbury Innovation Incubator and Canterprise. Peter has been involved with IPENZ for many years, including a term as President. Since retirement he has been assisting groups engaged in conservation.


John Boshier FIPENZ

John Boshier is the Principal of his own company, Boshier Consulting, and works on energy and organisational matters. Clients include the Centre for Advanced Engineering in Christchurch.

Previously he was Executive Director of the National Generators Forum, the representative body for Australia’s electricity generators. For five years he was Chief Executive of Engineers Australia, the professional institution for all engineers.

Before moving to Australia in 1999, he was a General Manager in the Electricity Corporation of New Zealand, and Chief Executive of Capital Power, Wellington’s electricity retailer. He has also been Assistant Secretary of Energy in the New Zealand government.

John is an active member of the Rotary Club of Wellington, where he is Trustee of the Eureka Trust, which organises the Sir Paul Callaghan Awards for young science orators. He has published a number of technical papers in energy policy and engineering.



Currently there is a vacancy for the sixth Trustee. Trustees are appointed by the IPENZ Board.