Our People


Auckland Branch


The Auckland branch comprises a team of eight engineers and managers who work out of a centrally located office in Penrose.

The team offers pump services from Northland down to Franklin and is proud of its reputation for giving clients outstanding service and performance.


Rotorua Branch


The Rotorua branch is the flagship office where David started the company nearly 19 years ago.




Andy Monroe, Owner / Manager

Andy became business partners with David Swann in 1996 after having spent 15 years working in associated industries. He manages the Auckland branch of Hiflo Pumps.

Hugh Gallagher, General Manager

Formerly General Manager at Grundfos New Zealand, Hugh has over 25 years' experience in the pump industry, bringing a great deal of knowledge to the organisation.

Charles Elgar, Service Manager

Charles joined Hiflo more than ten years ago, bringing with him international experience of the pump industry and exceptional customer service skills.

David Swann, Owner / Manager

With a background in senior management, David bought Russell Pool Pumps and formed HiFlo Pumps & Irrigation Ltd back in 1996.

Chris Large, Sales Technician

Hiflo's second longest-serving team member, Chris has over 20 years' experience and is a fountain of knowledge for all things pump-related.