Meet The Moda Team

Amos Cook

Amos Cook

Managing Director

Amos Cook

Managing Director

Amos Cook

Managing Director

Amos is a proud Kiwi Niuean and is always looking to develop his own skill sets and that of others around him.  He holds a Bachelor of Business and is a CPA Qualified accountant.  He has extensive financial knowledge and experience leading teams in large multinational companies as well as working as an accountant in the UK.  Amos attended the 2018 Euro Cucina Design Expo in Milan and 2015 Canton Manufacturers Expo keeping up to date with the latest in design and manufacturing.  Amos wears many hats in Moda including day to day operations, governance and strategy… making cups of coffee and putting stock away.

Rebecca Cook

Rebecca Cook

Sales & Marketing Director

Rebecca Cook

Sales & Marketing Director

Rebecca Cook

Sales & Marketing Director

Rebecca manages the design team.  She has completed renovations in a bungalow and villa and is currently building a coastal home for her family.  Rebecca’s clients love working with her during the design process and her follow up visits to their homes after installation.  She loves adventures with her 3 young children such as travelling around the world, camping and fishing.  Baking with the older kids in the kitchen is also a favourite past time which makes her aware of designing functional kitchens for busy families.  Rebecca is currently completing a NKBA National Diploma in Kitchen Design while on maternity leave with her third child.  Rebecca attends many industry events so is up to date with the latest materials and designs.

Leo Liu

Leo Liu

Managing Director

Leo Liu

Managing Director

Leo Liu

Managing Director

Being in love with challenges and diversity his whole life, Leo joined Moda in 2015 to pursuit his dream to have a good run as an entrepreneur. It may not have worked out up to his ultimate goal yet, but he believes that he has become a better man through his efforts, failures and successes. His academic background of Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and Bachelor’s Degree in IT has granted him the ability to grasp new industrial skills like creating customized cabinets and enhancing cabinets library in our CAD software, improving machine functionality and manufacturing operations and introducing new installation methods. Thanks to his 10 years’ work experience in different corporates, he has a solid understanding of how to apply the principles of process driven structure and healthy business culture to achieve business success. Along with his involvement in the daily operation, Leo has been focusing on Moda’s commercial sales growth and other aspects of business development in terms of product diversity and business sustainability. His core business belief is “Stay Ahead of The Curve and Keep Challenging Yourself.”

Maggie Ma

Maggie Ma

Office Manager

Maggie Ma

Office Manager

Maggie Ma

Office Manager

Maggie is our fairy god mother office manager.  She works extremely hard scheduling our installers to jobs, communicating with clients at the time of installs and payments and is always here to respond quickly to any after sales emails.  Maggie has two beautiful children who keep her busy after school hours.

Chloe Norriss

Chloe Norriss

Sales & Design

Chloe Norriss

Sales & Design

Chloe Norriss

Sales & Design

Chloe believes a great kitchen can make all the difference to a house, and is a big part of really making a house a home. She got into design because she loves to create functional art.  Chloe moved to Auckland at the beginning of 2018 from Christchurch where she designed kitchens as well. She is enjoying getting out and about exploring Auckland and trying all of the restaurants in her spare time. She holds a Diploma of Interior Design and has a background in hospitality which influences her when designing industrial look kitchens. Chloe's clients love dealing with her “Chloe was extremely efficient and so lovely to deal with”.

Ela Jafari

Ela Jafari

Sales & Design

Ela Jafari

Sales & Design

Ela Jafari

Sales & Design

Ela comes from an architecture background and believes kitchens are the heart of the home. Ten years ago, she moved from Tehran to Auckland to start a new life. Ela transitioned into the kitchen design & sales five years ago. She found what she does satisfies her heart, so she expanded her experience by studying NKBA modules. Ela loves nature, a day trip to the beach or a day hike while indoors she found cooking & baking. Therefore, she conceptualizes kitchens that are fully-functional working environments for her exclusive clients.

Michelle Lo

Michelle Lo

Sales & Design

Michelle Lo

Sales & Design

Michelle Lo

Sales & Design

Michelle hails from Malaysia, growing up with multi-lingual skills. She always puts on a smile no matter the occasion and is often heard giggling in the showroom. Michelle has always drooled over homes with beautiful interior designs. She holds a Degree in Business Management, however, joined the kitchen cabinetry industry over four years ago, Michelle realised her passion lies in providing customers with their dream kitchen which is also practical. She is a foodie and often explores new eateries with friends and family. In her free time, Michelle also designs terrariums, enjoys travelling and water colour painting. One of her clients, Abbe Cherry said “I’m pretty fussy and Michelle from Moda was very patient and made changes before I was happy with my perfect kitchen

Jeff Le Roux

Jeff Le Roux

Sales & Design

Jeff Le Roux

Sales & Design

Jeff Le Roux

Sales & Design

Jeff is an NKBA trained kitchen designer. He is a natural born DIY enthusiast and is equally at home behind the design screen or on the tools.  This gives Jeff a good mix of technical and creative skills. He loves taking clients systematically through the project making the whole process easy from start to finish. There are so many choices, so many options. Listening to clients is key and clients should get the kitchen they want, however, Jeff will always advise on the pros and cons of each choice so that you are empowered to make good decisions. No project too small or too big.

Sandra Segurado

Sandra Segurado

Sales & Design

Sandra Segurado

Sales & Design

Sandra Segurado

Sales & Design

Sandra takes great care of her clients and loves helping people turn spaces into homes. Her forte is designing functional, beautiful kitchens that can last the test of time. Sandra has a Degree in Interior Design and has a strong background in the construction industry. Originally from Spain, she relocated to NZ with her kiwi husband nine years ago, and is the proud mother of two gorgeous children. She’s loving working as a Kitchen Designer for Moda, where she started 6 years ago. Eager to always learn and keep up to date professionally, Sandra has recently completed the NKBA National Certificate in Kitchen Design.

Tayla Thompson

Tayla Thompson

Sales & Design

Tayla Thompson

Sales & Design

Tayla Thompson

Sales & Design

Tayla has recently graduated with a diploma in Interior Design and become a part of the Moda team. She has a background in stone bench tops, where after 2 years Tayla wanted to delve deeper into the creative side of things and design kitchens. She thrives to design spaces that customers will enjoy entertaining and spending time in for years to come, spaces that have a positive effect on the way they live. Tayla enjoys spending time with her family and friends in her spare time, and working on small interior or crafty projects to keep her creative flair rolling.

Byron Bothma

Byron Bothma

Production Planner

Byron Bothma

Production Planner

Byron Bothma

Production Planner

Byron has been part of Moda for 10 years. In this time he has been involved in multiple roles from manufacturing to delivery and installation. Byron now uses this knowledge and experience to provide a strong link between the design team and manufacturing team.

Chris Zhang

Chris Zhang

Manufacturing Manager

Chris Zhang

Manufacturing Manager

Chris Zhang

Manufacturing Manager

Chris holds a Bachelor in Computer Science making him one of our all rounded team members who is passionate about supplying quality cabinetry and installing it to a high professional standard.  He started out as one of our in house installers and now manages the production team putting his management in construction diploma into practise and leading his team with a high work ethic attitude going above and beyond for our clients.  Chris was eager to come and live in Auckland as his Chinese home town is the furthest city from any coastline in the world so can you believe he had never seen the ocean before arriving?

Soni Taufa

Soni Taufa

Installation Manager

Soni Taufa

Installation Manager

Soni Taufa

Installation Manager

Soni has been in the kitchen industry for 7 years and with Moda for the last 2 years managing the install team. He is an extremely skilled installer who takes pride in his and his teams work and has a high standard of workmanship. Designers often hear from their clients how professional and personable he is after he has worked in their homes. Installing for Moda has taken Soni to some stunning locations in Northland that he never knew existed so enjoys the odd long commute to jobs. Outside of work it’s all wife and kids time and if I’m lucky I get to go fishing with friends.

Owen Watters

Owen Watters

After Sales Manager

Owen Watters

After Sales Manager

Owen Watters

After Sales Manager

Owen has been involved in the kitchen industry for 15 years including 14 with the Moda family. His experience is a great asset to the company. He has had a role in all aspects of the business and if there is any issues it will get resolved in the most timely manner. In his spare time you will find Owen watching sport of any kind, enjoying the outdoors whether it be going for a run, walking the dog or playing football with his friends.

North Shore

60 Constellation Drive
Mairangi Bay, Auckland

Opening Hours:

Monday – Friday 9am -5pm
Saturdays 10am – 4pm

West Auckland

NEW WEST AUCKLAND SHOWROOM
Unit 2, 179 McLeod Road, Te Atatu

Opening Hours:

Tuesday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturdays 10am – 4pm