Kitchens By Healey

The Design Team

Nathan Talbot:
Nathan is the Sales Manager & a Designer at Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey.  He joined the team in late 2012 having relocated from Northland. With an extensive 16 year history working in the kitchen design arena, Nathan has broad experience designing to any style or specific requirements a client has and places a focus on making kitchens work efficiently while achieving the style his client desires.


Simon Tansley:
Simon joined the design team at Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey in September 2007. He started his career in the joinery industry working in sales for office furniture. This involved contact with clients both in store and out on site. He then moved into kitchen joinery and worked on the factory floor before eventually moving into design work in 2006.
Nicola Ross (Nikki):
Nikki joined Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey in January 2012. Nikki has strong skills in colour and design, and is committed to delivering a high standard across all budgets. She is currently completing her design qualifications through BCITO and was a first time entrant in the 2018 Excellence in Design Awards where she won the Wellington Chapter Recognition Award. She is an independent member of the NKBA and the Certified Design Society. Nikkis’s experience spans new builds, renovations, commercial to lifestyle villages. From the serious cook to the lover of cocktails and catering, she can help create a space that is uniquely yours.
Josh Cooper:
Josh started his career by completing his Joinery Apprenticeship in Carterton. A year later he went to Australia to broaden his knowledge and experience. In 2009 Josh returned to New Zealand and used his skills to renovate the interior and exterior of some rental properties for his uncle. In January 2010 Josh took up employment with Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey as a joiner where he always took a great interest in the design aspect of the kitchens that he was making. In October 2014 Josh moved over to the design staff and he is reveling in the challenges that this brings to him. He is finding his joinery experience is a great asset in his new role.

Gwen Lynn:
Gwen joined the team at Mastercraft Kitchens By Healey in October 2017 as Receptionist/Showroom Hostess. Prior to working at MKBH, Gwen worked at K&M Print in Palmerston North for 7 years and prior to that has come from a banking background working for BNZ and ASB in Customer Service. Gwen loves meeting new people and will go the extra mile to help clients and to make them feel welcome. She has quickly cemented her place in the MKBH family.

Ellie McNae:
Ellie joined the team in May 2017, having previously worked in kitchen design in Auckland for 2 years. Ellie has a diploma in interior design and works with clients on both new build projects and renovations. Ellie is proving herself to be an integral member of the design team and we get nothing but great feedback from her clients.