Our People

Underwater Solutions management team bring together their qualifications, skills and experience acquired across a range of diving and construction projects around the world. They all offer a unique range of skills to the group which guarantees clients a high caliber and proficient service.

Matt Fabish, Managing Director

Matt brings over 20 years of experience in commercial diving and marine construction across a range of sectors including offshore and civil projects. He holds a New Zealand Certificate of Competency Level 3, HSE (UK) Offshore Diving Certificate and Inshore Launch Master.

Lee Steffens, Operations Manager

Lee has a background in military diving, offshore and civil projects obtained over the past 23 years working internationally and around New Zealand.  He holds a New Zealand Certificate of Competency Level 3, ADAS and South African Diving Supervisor and Level 3 Diving Certificates.

Sonia Hislop, Administration Manager

Sonia is responsible for managing Underwater Solutions administration and finances. She brings her vast experience working across a range of industries including the last 10 years in the marine contracting sector.

Chris Fabish, Diving Supervisor

Chris has over 20 years experience diving in New Zealand, Asia, Middle East, Caspian Sea and South America. He brings extensive experience working offshore as an air and saturation diver. He holds a New Zealand Certificate of Competency Level 4, Inshore Launch Master, HSE (UK) Offshore Diver, ADAS Level 4 and IMCA Certificates.