Argus Fire Protection has an enviable reputation for highly skilled, industry experienced team members. We attract and retain the best in the business and the most promising young practitioners, as we recognise our success and our clients’ success is dependent on the people within the Argus Fire Protection team.

Argus Fire Protection promotes an active culture of professional development and supports all team members through ongoing training to ensure continual experiential learning and skills development.

All of the Argus Fire Protection team attend Health and Safety training and eligible technicians have completed or are currently enrolled in the industry training programme. Our commitment to our staff ensures our partners and clients receive the highest level of service at all times.

Our leadership team

Managing Director

Overseeing Argus Fire Protection strategy, business operations and client relationships is Managing Director Jacqui Bensemann. Jacqui has 40 years’ experience in the fields of banking, public accountancy, management consultancy and general management both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Her experience encompasses twenty years exclusively in the fire protection industry.

General Manager - Northern

Bryce Donaldson, Argus Northern General Manager, has over 25 years of experience working in the Fire Protection industry. Bryce has worked in a number of roles over that time, starting off as a cadet and fire alarm installation technician, progressing to an Alarms Systems Estimator, Project Manager, and then Alarm Service Manager. Bryce has an obvious passion for the fire protection industry. He has a clear understanding of client expectations and in all his roles has shown his ability to motivate those around him, help build and maintain a company culture with a high staff retention, and consistently deliver exceptional customer service.

Bryce holds the National Certificate Fixed Fire Protection Systems Level 4, National Certificate Detection & Alarm Systems Level 4, and National Certificate in Fire Protection Systems Technology (Inspection & Testing) Level 4, Electrical Registration (EWRB), and National I.Q.P. in Fire Protection and is currently an elected Council member of the NZFPA and on the board of directors for the FPA.

General Manager – Operations

Chief Financial Officer

Ben Hanif is the Chief Financial Officer of the Argus Group of Companies.

Ben has experience of over 24 years in financial and management accounting being involved from corporate New Zealand to midsize companies.

He has been in the fire industry for the last 11 years starting in 2006. Ben also spearheads the technology for the company.