About Us

Marops is a wholly New Zealand owned ISO 9001 certified technology company.
We have two divisions to the company that work both together and independently. Technical Projects - this division of the company works mainly in the defence area. Training and Simulation - this division of the company works mainly with commercial customers.
Warren Young

Warren Young has over 20 years’ experience in the New Zealand electronics industry, focussing on high tech military training applications. He holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh. Warren has managed product developments in software engineering, electronic engineering, mechanical and optical engineering, system integration, and system acceptance, and managed numerous multi-million dollar high tech projects which he delivered to NZDF, ADF, and allied nations. Warren is the CEO and Senior Project Manager of Marops.

Brett Mckenzie

Brett McKenzie completed over 15 years' RNZAF service. As the Flight Commander on No.5 (MPA) Squadron he was a Qualified Flying Instructor. He is also a graduate of the RAAF Integrated Systems Course and has type ratings on the Fokker F27 Friendship, Lockheed L188, Boeing 747, 757 and 767 aircraft.  Brett has been actively involved in the development of interactive training tools and their integration into Learning Management Systems.

Andrew Howes

Andrew Howes has over 20 years' experience in the computer graphics industry in both the software development field, working for the world’s largest developer of software for 3D design and animation, and at several of London’s top film and television effects companies.