Bruce Bartley

Board Member

Bruce is a professional engineer, resident in Taupo since 1980. Bruce has a successful business background as founder and leader of several businesses including tech firms and land development projects.


Bruce has lived in Taupo since 1980,  and after a couple of stints overseas in Spain and in Colorado USA he now lives in Kinloch. He is an active member of the Enterprise Angels group from Tauranga.


He has extensive experience in business start-ups, business growth management, team building, and investing in early stage companies. An excellent success profile in sales, both international and domestic, across several different industries.  


Design and Build projects include:

Civil land developments  (300 sections to date)

High-tech electronic aviation products and SAAS business. (Spidertracks)

High-tech electronic video and SAAS business (Eye-Fly) 

Sporting goods manufacture using new composite materials (Kilwell) 

Aviation experience as competitor,  aircraft and helicopter owner,  and private pilot.

Governance experience with SAAS companies


Bruce brings an enthusiastic commercial focus to growing Taupo’s economy.