Tim Mikkelsen

HIANZ President - Kapiti Hire

Tim Mikkelsen is the Managing Director of Kapiti Hire Ltd. He purchased the business in 1999 but has a long history with the hire industry dating back to 1969 with the family business in Palmerston North.

His desire to learn and willingness to contribute saw him stand for election as HIANZ Zone 2 representative in 2006 serving 4 years on the HIANZ board before agreeing to stand for HIANZ President in 2010.

He was awarded life membership to the Hire Industry Association of New Zealand in 2018 at their 40th national conference.

Tim lives on the Kapiti Coast with his wife Penny. They have two sons and twin daughters.

He is a member and Past President of the Rotary Club of Kapiti.

In his spare time he enjoys all things aviation and is currently learning to fly and is studying for his Private Pilots Licence.