Executive Team

The leadership of Steel & Tube is committed to executing the company strategy to grow and enhance New Zealand’s leading steel distribution business in the face of an ever-changing market, and to playing an active role in supporting New Zealand’s economic growth and development.

  • Mark Malpass

    MBA, BE, NZCE

    Chief Executive Officer
    Mark has had significant executive and governance experience both in NZ and overseas. He worked with ExxonMobil Corporation for over 19 years, previously Managing Director of Mobil Oil NZ, and was Chief Executive of Fletcher Building’s largest division, Infrastructure Products. Mark was appointed Chief Executive in February 2018, after initially being appointed an Independent Director in March 2017 and then stepping down to take on the interim CEO role in September 2017.
  • Richard Smyth

    BCOM, FCA

    Chief Financial Officer
    Richard joined the company in 2021. A Fellow Chartered Accountant, Richard has financial and senior level leadership experience across the entertainment and energy sectors. He commenced his career within PwC’s audit team, working both in New Zealand and overseas. His most recent role was Deputy Chief Financial Officer at SkyCity. Richard is a board member of the New Zealand Accounting Standards Board.
  • Anna Morris

    LLB, BA

    General Manager, People & Culture
    Anna joined Steel & Tube in 2019. She is an experienced executive with a background in human resources, law and corporate services. Anna has worked extensively in the construction and building industry, with her previous role being Head of People & Performance at Fletcher Construction Company Ltd.
  • Marc Hainen

    BBus, PGDipBus

    General Manager Distribution
    Marc joined the company in 2017. He brings significant experience in the steel and construction industry in New Zealand. Marc has a strong background in sales and marketing management, operations and manufacturing as well as logistics and supply chain. Marc has held a variety of management and leadership roles in New Zealand, Australia and the UK, including multiple roles leading a variety of divisions within Fletcher Building Limited.
  • Peter Ensor

    BE Civil (Hons)

    General Manager Reinforcing/Wire and CFDL
    Peter joined Steel & Tube in 2021. He brings extensive construction experience with over 20 years’ in the industry. Peter brings to Steel & Tube a successful track record of leading and building teams with a focus of health & safety, quality, financial management and customer engagement. Peter is on the committee of Civil Contractors NZ, Auckland branch, and also currently the chair of Concrete NZ Reinforcing Processor's Stakeholder Group.
  • Mark Baker

    BSc(Hons), MBA, HMM

    General Manager, Group Supply Chain & Distribution Centres
    Mark joined Steel & Tube in 2020 and brings executive experience in areas such as operations management, manufacturing, technology, supply chain, logistics and customer engagement. He has worked in the information technology, manufacturing, logistics and retail sectors, having held senior roles in leading NZ companies, such as Foodstuffs Auckland, PlaceMakers, NZ Post and Kiwi Dairies
  • Damian Miller

    BN

    General Manager Quality, Health, Safety and Environment
    Damian has over 20 years’ international experience in Operations Management, Quality, Health, Safety & Environment, QA/QC, Oil & Gas and most recently the steel industry. He has held various Operations & Executive Management positions in the US, Asia, Africa, Latin America
  • Raffaella del Prete

    BSEng, MScEng, MRes

    Chief Digital Officer
    Raffaella joined the Steel & Tube team in December 2023, and brings over 20 years of IT experience to the Chief Digital Officer role. She has worked in the UK, France and New Zealand with global businesses such as Vodafone, AIA, BP and Fisher & Paykel, giving her exposure to a diverse range of businesses and technologies. Her experience in leading digital transformations along with sustainable technologies experience is an excellent addition to the Steel & Tube team, ensuring Steel & Tube progresses with its long term vision.