Richard has been in the lighting industry since 1990. He enjoys the creativity of designing
with light but also meeting the needs of the client. Richard has a favorite saying which
he incorporates into every design “you don’t know what you don’t know”,
this is why at Coombes & Gabbie, we specialise in lighting to create the best result for each client.
AUCKLAND ACCOUNT MANAGER
Beks is new to the Coombes and Gabbie team and will be running the Auckland office.
Beks background is in fashion and interiors but has always had a passion for lighting and architecture.
Her strengths are connecting with people and working together to create beautiful spaces.
TERRITORY REPRESENTATIVE / LIGHTING DESIGNER
Renee has made her return back to Coombes and Gabbie after her adventurous two year O.E,
living and working in Scotland. She will be taking on the role of territory rep
and lighting designer covering the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions,
based out of the Hamilton office/showroom. Renee worked for us for 4 years after completing her
diploma in Interior Design, so she brings with her great knowledge and experience.
Ellens joined the Coombes and Gabbie team in 2017 as a part time lighting design assistant
and showroom adviser. She has now graduated with a Diploma in Interior Designer and a Bachelor
of Media Arts specialising in Graphic Design and has joined the team full time as a designer.
Ellens is our go to girl when it comes to Dialux, she is a pro at rendering. Her life motto is
“make impossible possible”.
ACCOUNTS & ADMINISTRATION
Andrea works part time doing the financial accounts and attending to
any administration matters to ensure that Richard and the rest of the team can focus on their roles.
Andrea has a background in accounting and management in the Dairy & FMCG industries.
She joined our team in 2013 after having a career break while her children were young.
Grant has been in the IT Industry for over 25 years
and started working for Coombes & Gabbie in 2016.
His main role is to manage the IT side of the business and offer IT support.
Grant is passionate about all things IT
and enjoys finding more efficient and effective ways of doing things.
35 King Street,
Coombes & Gabbie Lighting Design is a New Zealand owned and operated family business that has been in the lighting industry for over 50 years. We have seen many changes in lighting and make it our priority to keep up with the latest design trends and ever changing lighting innovations.
HOURS & INFO
Appointment is required to meet with a Lighting Consultant.
Phone us on 07 838 0753 or email
Office & design showroom open
Monday – Friday 8.30am to 5pm.
Saturday closed – but happy to organise a meeting with a prior appointment.
Auckland Satellite Office
Ph: 021 754 995
All Australian enquiries
Ph: 1300 79 55 48