TN Chan is a System Architect. He was educated in Hong Kong, has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and was a post-graduate Swire Scholar. He migrated to Wellington and worked for ECNZ at the start of 1986. When he resigned, he held the position of Senior Consultant and Design Manager in SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition). His achievements included commissioning a coal-fired 250W power plant simulator in Hong Kong, design management for Ohaaki Geothermal Power Station and Waireki Area Control, performing Haka as a New Zealand representative to an international audience of 2000 in Singapore and publication of 5 technical papers in domestic and international electricity power industry conferences. He moved to Auckland in 1992 to start Modern Technology NZ Ltd and achieved ISO-9002 certification in 1995 as well as several press awards for high system performance and innovative system designs. TN is currently a Chartered Electrical Engineer (UK) and a Corporate Member of the Institution of Professional Engineers of New Zealand.