Mike Baker

Managing Director, Mechanical and Hydraulics Engineer

Mike is the practice managing director and looks after the building services team at TMCo.

Your main contact for mechanical, hydraulics and energy.

Friendly, responsive and a great listener – he will deliver practical and buildable solutions that will meet your project needs.

  • Responsible: Mike is responsible for the design of $150m of mechanical, hydraulic and energy services per year. He has identified $4m worth of energy savings in the past 3 years.
  • High Level Assistance: Routinely engaged and involved with master planning options and budget pricing, analysis and business planning for large commercial, education, hospitality, civic, infrastructure and industrial projects.
  • Award Winner: Mike is a frequent spokesperson and multi-award winner for EECA, most recently awarded a highly commended in 2016 for Business Service Excellence.
  • Costed Options Specialist: Mike provides costed options for mechanical and hydraulic services in projects with pros, cons, capital and operational expenses and maintenance considerations, resulting in a no-surprises project delivery.
  • CapEx Saver: Energy modelling is standard on projects reducing mechanical plant resulting in solid CapEx savings. Mike typically achieves a 20% reduction in plant sizing and therefore CapEx.
  • EECA Grants: Mike obtained the highest number of EECA consultant grants and also the highest value of CapEx grants than any other consultant, including $345,000 on one job alone.
  • Green Star & NABERSNZ: Successfully completed several projects as high as 6 Star.

Qualifications/Affiliations: BE(Mech)Hons, CPEng, GSNZAP, IntPE, MIPENZ, MIRHACE, Energyfirst Consultant, EECA Partner, NABERSNZ Accredited Assessor (Tr.), APEC Engineer, IPENZ Technical Area Assessor, SKAL, APEC Engineer