Managing Consultant – Fluid Engineering

Tom Stevens

Tom leads our engineering division as Managing Consultant. His focus is on the electrical distribution sector, working with asset owners across NZ on technical and executive vacancies.

Contact Tom on 03 477 7227 or


Tom prides himself on his strong work ethic and detailed approach to recruitment.


He partners with a range of asset owners within the electricity distribution sector across the country. With his in depth market knowledge and wide ranging network within the sector, Tom applies his strong work ethic to canvas the candidate short market while effectively communicating with clients to best understand their needs. He understands the best search approach based on his client’s needs and how to manage the process accordingly in a such a competitive market to secure the right candidate.


Tom’s extensive knowledge of the electricity sector enables him to provide market insights for candidates, connecting them with silent opportunities while also ensuring the right match when it comes to the environment. His relationship based approach makes him well placed to provide career advice and help individuals develop within the industry in looking to achieve their longer term goals.


Born and bred in Dunedin, he is an integral part of our Dunedin office having joined Fluid in August 2018. Tom holds both a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) from the University of Otago and was admitted to the Bar in 2019.

Key Appointments

  • GM Network – Distribution Network
  • Asset Strategy & Planning Manager – Distribution Network
  • National GIS Manager – National Contractor
  • Network Operations Manager – Distribution Network
  • Manager Assets & Engineering – Distribution Network

Life outside the office

Born and bred in Dunedin, Tom is heavily involved in the local football community. Playing for Roslyn Wakari AFC in the local Premier League, Tom also dedicates a lot of his spare time to coaching both junior and senior teams including being the Assistant Coach for Southern United in the National Women’s League. He is a big advocate of Dunedin and enjoys the variety of local bush walks, beaches and cafes on his backdoor step.


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