Team Member Profile – Brendan Young | Business Manager – Healthy Homes and Smoke Alarms Service
Brendan came to All Clear after serving Eighteen years in the New Zealand Police, eleven of which were with the New Zealand Police Dog Section. During his career he was involved in a number of high-profile cases, including the apprehension of an armed offender who had kidnapped a family in their vehicle. He was also involved in investigating Homicides as well as the Search and Rescue operations for missing persons. He used his time in the police to obtain a Diploma in Criminology along with studies in Canine Behaviour and Dog Training.
He also has a Diploma in Teaching, majoring in English and Physical Education.
Brendan uses his skills as an investigator, as well as his strong attention to detail to benefit the company as a Leading Assessor. He is also the in-house trainer for new staff members. Although he brandishes a quick wit and sense of humour, Brendan brings with a him to the role a strong sense of honesty, integrity and professionalism.
Outside of work, Brendan enjoys spending time outdoors. He recently took up paddle boarding and can be found out on the water with his son most summer weekends. He has worked in the film industry for over 20 years, as part of the New Zealand Stunt Guild and has performed in some major motion pictures, including The Lord of The Rings; The Hobbit and Ghost in the Shell with Scarlett Johansson.
He is a trained Martial Artist and still teaches on the North Shore.