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Our Specification Team

If you're a designer or architect needing assistance on a project, please contact one of our very experienced Specification Managers.  All have a comprehensive understanding of our products and their suitability for use. A number are Greenstar accredited professionals. 

Comprehensive technical resources, current product colours and installation images can be found on the respective websites:

Prime Panels                              Bestwood                                  Dezignatek                        Kopine 

Cassey Lindberg - Auckland. Commercial Projects

Based in Auckland, Cassey has worked in the interiors sector of the construction industry for nine years.

She has extensive product knowledge and technical expertise in relation to interior decorative surfaces and wood-based products through her roles in marketing and product development. In her role as National Specification Manager,

Cassey is responsible for the specification team across the country and extensively involved in new product development.

Ph 021 591 655    Email Cassey


Andrea Allan - Auckland.  Residential Projects

Andrea Allan is our Specification Manager covering the greater Auckland area focusing on residential projects.

She spent eight years as Customer Services Manager for NZ Panels Group and Prime Panels prior to that, building up excellent product knowledge and great customer contacts.

She has an interest in interior design and has completed a two-year course with Nanette Cameron School of Interior Design. She loves nothing more than finding ways to bring creative solutions to her clients’ design project and is currently studying for her Level 5 Diploma in Kitchen Design.

Ph 027 208 9562    Email Andrea


Anne Knight, Waikato/Bay of Plenty

With roles ranging from kitchen design, construction sales and architectural specification, Anne has amassed a vast amount of product knowledge in her 20 years in the industry.

She is passionate and very knowledgeable about the Prime Panels product range and can help take some of the pressure out of specifying.

Her friendly manner and straightforward approach are valued by her clients.

Ph 021 518 226    Email Anne


Alison Thirkettle-Tawharau, Lower North Island

Alison’s previous experience as a Certified Kitchen Designer gives her the perfect foundation to provide a high level of knowledgeable help for clients.

With 30 years in the interiors industry, she loves working with clients to find the best solutions for their projects.

She's known for being helpful, responsive and dedicated to great customer service. Alison is Wellington-based but visits clients across the lower North Island. Alison sits on the National Committee of the National Kitchen & Bathroom Association (NKBA) and is active in NAWIC.

Ph 021 862 380   Email Alison


Donna-Marie Breen, South Island

Donna-Marie has a genuine passion and appreciation for great design developed over 20 years in the interiors industry.

It’s this knowledge and experience that has given her a deep understanding of the needs of her customers.

Her warm honest approach and high level of client focus means her clients are well supported at every stage through their projects. She is Christchurch based but regularly travels throughout the mainland.

Ph 021 505 285   Email Donna-Marie


Viv Burton - South Island

Viv spent five years managing the Home Ideas Centre in Christchurch before starting a career in architectural specification and production sales.

With fashion design credentials and property development experience, she has a good eye for interior design.

Viv prides herself on being a proactive account manager with a warm and friendly manner who provides a high level of customer service.

She also professes a love of motor racing which she’s always happy to discuss. New to the specification team Viv has spent the last 5 years with Dezignatek as an account manager.

Ph 021 1932 112    Email Viv