We deliver world class security systems & service
Our mission is clear: to deliver world-class security systems and services through constant innovation and empowerment. Each team member is rigorously trained and fully committed, ensuring we not only meet but exceed our clients’ expectations. We strive to be industry leaders, attracting top talent and discerning clients who seek unparalleled security solutions.
Director & Senior Security Technician
Andrew has been the driving force behind the seamless integration of sophisticated security solutions for a diverse array of clients. From bustling businesses to diligent local authorities in Auckland and Waikato, he’s masterminded security projects nationwide. Delve into our case studies to witness Andrew’s prowess in managing both single and multi-site surveillance systems, ensuring his clients not only meet but exceed their core objectives.
With a solid foundation in business, backed by an Honours degree in International Business Management from the University of Waikato, Andrew is more than just our security expert; he’s a visionary. Over his 11-year tenure in the security arena, he’s adeptly handled project design, management, and fostered strong customer relationships, particularly in major CCTV projects. His expertise isn’t limited to corporate realms; he’s equally skilled in enhancing public space security.
At Cornerstone, Andrew is passionate about developing business systems that yield outstanding results, simplifying complex processes for both clients and our technical team. But his commitment doesn’t end there. He takes pride in seeing our team grow, encouraging them to advance their skills through technical training and certifications, enabling them to handle high-level configurations across various systems..
Jens von Fintel
Senior Security Technician
We take pride in introducing, Jens, a security professional who brings over two decades of unmatched expertise in the industry. His journey, marked by many certifications in alarm and CCTV systems, is a testament to his dedication and skill. A true security maestro, he has extensive knowledge of NX Witness CCTV systems, a mainstay of modern surveillance technology. His proficiency extends to installing hundreds of CCTV and security-based point-to-point wifi networks, earning him the prestigious title of a certified Ubiquiti installer. His expertise doesn’t end there; he’s also a certified Centurion installer, known for his flawless installation of hundreds of gate auto openers.
His prowess as a Gallagher system engineer stands out, as he harnesses the system’s limitless capabilities to deliver astonishing results for his clients. His proficiency with Inner Range Inception access control systems further cements his status as a versatile and knowledgeable security expert. What truly sets him apart is his work ethic, a blend of passion and professionalism that he not only practices but also instils within the entire installation team at Cornerstone. He’s not just an installer; he’s a mentor and a guide, always eager to learn the intricate details of the systems he works on and generously sharing this knowledge with our clients. This ensures that they not only understand their systems but also maximise their abilities.
His role at Cornerstone Security goes beyond installations; he oversees all technical work, setting high standards that the rest of the team strives to meet daily. It’s no surprise that our clients adore him. His great personality, coupled with his exceptional skills and knowledge, makes him a respected figure both within the team and among our clients.
We are proud to showcase Pritpal, a dynamic and skilled member of our team with a remarkable five-year track record in the security industry. His expertise spans across various cutting-edge CCTV systems, including Dahua, Hikvision, and Uniview, and he is rapidly mastering the complexities of the NX Witness system. Pritpal’s versatility doesn’t stop at surveillance technology; he is also well-versed in alarm panels such as Paradox and DSC, showcasing his broad skill set in security technologies.
Pritpal’s enthusiasm for learning is evident in his recent venture into the world of access control. His certification as an Inner Range Integriti installer is a testament to his commitment to expanding his expertise and staying abreast of the latest developments in the security industry. This continual growth ensures that Pritpal is not just keeping pace with the evolving field but is at the forefront, offering the most current and effective security solutions to our clients.
What truly sets Pritpal apart is his natural ability to understand and adapt to each client’s unique needs. He is a fast learner, not only of the technology but also of the specific requirements of each site, enabling him to provide tailored recommendations that maximise the effectiveness of their security systems. His great personality and high work standards resonate well with clients, fostering a sense of trust and reliability. Having Pritpal on our team means our clients benefit from his blend of technical acumen, adaptability, and genuine commitment to their safety and satisfaction.
We are excited to introduce Larissa, an extraordinary member of our team who has made a remarkable transition into the security industry. Coming from a different career path, she has shown an astounding capacity to learn and advance at a phenomenal rate. This swift progression is not just a testament to her dedication and intelligence; it also reflects her genuine passion for the field. Her eagerness to embrace every aspect of the job, from the hands-on work of installations to the intricate details of system configuration and client training, is truly inspiring.
Her approach to work is characterised by a unique blend of enthusiasm and expertise. She loves to immerse herself in all facets of the job, showcasing her versatility and commitment. What sets her apart is her wonderful, warm, and calm personality. She has a natural ability to put clients at ease, making complex security system concepts accessible and understandable. Her patient, client-centred approach to training ensures that our clients not only understand their security systems but are also comfortable and confident in using them to their full potential.
Her proficiency is rapidly growing, particularly in areas like NX Witness CCTV systems and Inner Range Inception access control systems. Her fast learning ability, coupled with a fearless attitude towards new challenges, makes her an invaluable asset to our team. Clients and colleagues alike describe her as a ‘breath of fresh air’ – a refreshing presence in the often technical and complex world of security systems. Her blend of rapid learning, hands-on expertise, and exceptional interpersonal skills not only enriches our team but also ensures our clients receive unparalleled service and support.
Lizette ensures our operations run like a well-oiled machine. Her exceptional skills in process and scheduling are at the heart of our seamless service delivery. Lizette manages the dynamic and ever-changing schedules of our technicians with remarkable efficiency and precision. This critical role ensures that our team is always where they need to be, prepared to deliver the high-quality service our clients expect.
Lizette’s involvement begins the moment a job is booked, setting the stage for success. She meticulously prepares each job, ensuring that our technicians have everything they need. Her thoroughness and attention to detail mean that our team can focus on what they do best – delivering top-notch security solutions – with the confidence that everything has been expertly organised in advance. As each project concludes, Lizette is there to ensure that all loose ends are tied up. Her vigilance in tracking time and materials, guarantees transparent and accurate billing, sparing our clients any unwelcome surprises.
Beyond her logistical prowess, Lizette plays a vital role in client relations. She is the harmonious link between our clients, technicians, and schedules, coordinating each project to align with client availability and site requirements. Her management extends to overseeing stock, ensuring the right resources are readily available for every job. Clients frequently comment on Lizette’s wonderful, bubbly personality, finding her a pleasure to deal with. Her blend of efficiency, attention to detail, and warm client engagement make her an invaluable asset to both our team and our clients