About Us

100% New Zealand owned and committed with more than 170 full-time staff, Civic is a leading provider of specialised cleaning services to commercial, industrial and public clients.

Our core services focus on sweeping, scrubbing, suction, steam pressure washing and graffiti removal. And we have the experience, equipment and ability to provide unique solutions where required.

Civic takes its environmental responsibilities seriously and is an industry leader when it comes to sustainability and innovation, while ensuring best value for money for our clients. Reacting to local and commercial needs with out-of-the-box solutions since 1987, the company continues to grow and expand, backed by innovative thinking, equipment and solutions.

Our Team

John Carroll

DIRECTOR

John was general manager of Civic for 13 years. In that time he oversaw business growth of almost 400%, including expansion into the Hamilton and Wellington regions.

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Bjorn Revfeim

DIRECTOR

Prior to joining Civic, Bjorn spent 15 years overseas working in investment banking. Bjorn has strong financial and analytical experience, but always adopts a pragmatic and keep-it-simple approach.

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Mel Ault

 

HEAD OF PEOPLE & CULTURE 

 

Joined Civic at the beginning of 2021 as Head of People & Culture. Mel has worked in HR Management for 15+ years in both the private and public sector. Mel’s aim is to assist people to be their best and believes HR should keep it simple and real.

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Brad Taylor

AUCKLAND OPERATIONS MANAGER

 

Brad joined Civic in 2009, and has since worked across a variety of different contract services and led many of Civic’s operational teams. In his current role, he oversees operations across the West Auckland area.

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Troy Ruppersburg

AUCKLAND CONTRACTS MANAGER

Hailing from South Africa, Troy brings extensive commercial experience to the Civic team. In previous roles he has been responsible for strategic sustainability initiatives, and led solar panel projects.

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Andrew Voyce

HAMILTON CONTRACTS MANAGER

Andrew has been with Civic since 2007 and works closely with Civic’s key partners involved in the Hamilton Infrastructure Alliance and Waikato Roading Alliance.

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David Tautari

WELLINGTON CONTRACTS MANAGER

David joined Civic in 2004, and since 2013, he has managed Civic’s Wellington and Porirua contracts. David has specialist knowledge of facilities maintenance and waste management services.

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Murray Grant

HSEQ MANAGER

Murray has over 10 years’ experience working in HSEQ roles across Australasia. Murray is our in-house expert on all matters relating to HSEQ across all Civic contracts.

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Chrissie Zhu

 

ACCOUNTS AND PAYROLL MANAGER 

Joined Civic in 2009 as an Accounts Administrator. Chrissie has seen many changes during her 12 years at Civic, and has shown that she has a head for figures and expertise in payroll, becoming the Accounts and Payroll Manager in 2021.

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Uriah Sutch

 

SYSTEMS MANAGER

 

Started at Civic in 2017 working as a Supervisor in our field operations team in Wellington. As Civic developed its technology systems, Uriah found he had a natural flair for this and soon became the superuser of Civic’s Systems. Uriah was promoted to Systems Manager in 2021.

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Accreditations

Our commitment and approach to Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSE&Q) is validated by third-party accreditation and audits. 

Civic Group currently holds the following accreditations:

  • NZTA ORS – 5 Star
  • Impac Prequal
  • SHE Assure