AECS Product Catalogue

Meet the Team



Our team:
We are all hard working to make sure you receive the best possible service. We are also fun loving and kind, not just technical!
Talk to us when there is something you think we might be able to assist you with.

Herbert Leijen

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.

Role: Director / AECS Technical Trainer
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: hpleijen@aecs.net

Cunie

Behind every good man, there is a great woman.  Cunie oversees 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.

Role: Workflow / Administration
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: cgleijen@aecs.net

 

Paul

Paul grew up around race cars at Silverstone and his passion for everything with an engine grew from there. He studied motor vehicle technology for 3 years at a motor vehicle college in the UK before spending several years in the trade as an auto electrician. In 1997 took his electrical knowledge into motorsport, first with the Nissan Touring Car and Vauxhall factory teams before moving into the WRC with Hyundai and F1 with the Williams Grand Prix Team designing and building race car wiring looms and sensors. Paul joined AECS in 2011 and he helps develop and deliver trainings around the country. He specializes in many of the AECS products and is one of the technical support team. In his spare time he likes to fly (and crash) radio control planes and enjoys a spot of fishing. 

Role: Product Support Engineer / AECS Technical Trainer
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: paul@aecs.net

Hamish

Hamish grew up interested in repairing cars.  With spanner and scope in hand, he has worked 30 years as a technician specialising in European cars. Hamish lives in Auckland with his wife and 3 kids, which keeps life very busy. Hamish (always a smile on his face) works with our customers from Auckland through to Northland. He delivers on site training and assists in making sure that equipment and training suits your workshop.

Role: Technical Workshop Advisor / trainer
Location: Auckland
Ph: 027 706 2001
Email: hamish@aecs.net

Lisandro

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.

Role: Product Support / AECS Media
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: lisandro@aecs.net

Dilini

From an early age, Dilini had a passion for electronics. This has led her to complete her PhD in Electronic Engineering from Waikato University.  Dilini's role at AECS includes research and development, electronic repairs, software integration, smart tool preparation and other projects that our team will dream up. 

Role: Research & Development Engineer
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: dilini@aecs.net

Lezanne

From the most southern parts of Africa, Lezanne joined us to oversee our training coordination and office support. She tells our trainers when and where to go!
If you are enrolled in our training seminars she is behind the calls and emails. 

Role: Training Co-ordinator  
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: training@aecs.net

Mark

Mark comes from a number of diverse roles, working across a number of organisations & industries in coaching, mining, agriculture, broadcasting, media and marketing. Within AECS, Mark creates publications and content for our print, digital, video production & social channels.  If you ever watch our videos, read our articles or see our adverts, it is guaranteed that Mark is the creator.

Role: AECS Media
Location: AECS HQ
Ph: 06 874 9077
Email: mark@aecs.net

You?

Are YOU interested to become the best you can be?
Do you want to:
- Meet the best people in the Automotive industry of New Zealand?
- Work with the best of the best automotive equipment and learn how that equipment works to the finest detail?
- Travel the length and the breadth of NZ (and sometimes abroad)?
- Learn all about automotive electronics from our team?
If you have something substancial to offer, we would love to employ YOUR strengths if you fit our team.

Send me your CV (mail to: hpleijen@aecs.net) and I will look at it in confidence. I promise will not contact your references without your knowledge.

Herbert Leijen