Learn more about the people behind AECS and what we're about.


Team from AECS

Our team makes it easy when it comes to automotive equipment, training and technical support. Find out more about AECS and what we do for you.


AECS is a leading training and equipment provider for the New Zealand and Australian automotive market. We deliver the latest in automotive diagnostic training systems with a very high level of technology in both our training and equipment to the automotive industry.

Our equipment empowers automotive workshops throughout Australasia. AECS has a vast array of automotive equipment and tools for your workshop. We believe that every workshop should have the best equipment. This is backed by our team of factory-trained engineers. Learn more


AECS provides world-class immersive automotive training with theory and practical hands-on experience to empower new and experienced automotive technicians to become proficient and productive. Annually AECS trains 700+ technicians around New Zealand and Australia. 
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AECS automotive technical support can assist you with problematic vehicles including cars, bus commercial vehicles, agriculture, marine and off-highway. 

AECS provides full access automotive technical support for equipment; from our forum with a vast database specializing in scope and scan tool, and support. Learn more

From humble beginnings, in more than two decades AECS has grown to a formidable team covering New Zealand and Australia for automotive training and equipment. AECS launched in 1999, it was first incorporated in 2001.

Our Team

Director & AECS Technical Trainer

Herbert had a love for working on motorbikes and cars from a very early age. Herbert is a mechanical and automotive engineer (educated in Holland) with many years of practical experience in automotive diagnostics. He started AECS in 1999 together with his wife Cunie. He is the director of AECS. Herbert’s diverse role as captain & chief, will find him training around New Zealand which he enjoys immensely, through to daily operations at AECS like development of new diagnostic methods to be taught during training seminars and technical support for workshops. He is renowned speaker at international conferences and is sought after for his diagnostic experience in the automotive industry.

Workflow & Administration

Behind every good man, there is a great woman.  Cunie oversees the day to day operations including training planning and administration.  Cunie works closely with the team providing insight and wisdom that keeps AECS HQ running at peak performance. Her analytical skills learned in medical laboratories in Holland are perfectly suited to solve all kinds of trouble.

Technical Workshop Advisor
& Trainer

Hamish has always been interested in repairing cars. He has worked for over 32 years in the industry and has specialised in European cars. Hamish lives in Auckland with his family. He works with our customers from Auckland through to Northland and delivers on-site training and assists in making sure that equipment and training suit your workshop.

Location: Auckland | Northland | Waikato 

Product Support Engineer

Lisandro previously had his own workshop in Argentina after completing his studies in Electronic and Mechanical engineering. He enjoys restoring/refurbishing cars as well as motorbikes. Weekends involve working on cars, exploring New Zealand either on foot or mountain biking. Lisandro works across several areas of AECS, including, video production, diagnostics, equipment support, technical support, calibration and service which see him travel across the length and breadth of NZ.

Training Co-ordinator

Louise comes from a Medical Laboratory Science background, working in hospital labs in the UK and NZ for the past 12 years. She brings attention to detail, multi-tasking skills and a desire to provide a high level of customer service to the Training Co-ordinator role, you’ll often hear her amazing voice behind the phone calls. In her spare time, she is involved with organising school sports and local community events, always willing to get involved and help wherever she can.


We like to hear from you.  If you have a question for anyone of our team or if you have questions about AECS let us know.