Our Team


beweb is a specialist web development company with 10 staff, including developers and project managers. We are an owner operated company; our directors/shareholders are developers themselves and take an active interest in all clients and projects. All of our team's contributions and opinions are valued and we work in a collaborative environment to meet our client's needs.

Mike Nelson
CEO (and Developer)

  • 25 years software development (20 in web development)
  • Extensive experience in website development projects
  • Management of a successful small development company for 15 years
  • Previously at BMC Software (NZ), UBS Warburg (UK), Terabyte Interactive (NZ)
  • Wouldn't leave his computer if it wasn't for his awesome family - and the coffee machine


Jeremy Nicholls
Technical Director (and Developer)
  • 22 years software development (20 in web development)
  • Seasoned practitioner in ASP.NET, web technologies, SQL
  • Previously at Microsoft (Ireland), Terabyte Interactive (NZ), Kinetic Technologies (US)
  • Generously shares his marmite and vogels

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Callum McDonald
Account Manager (and Developer)

  • 12 years of experience in frontend and backend development
  • After four years as a senior developer at beweb, Callum is now our Account Manager (and Developer). A genuine desire to make technology really work for clients and a determination to provide great customer service make him a natural for the role. 
  • All round technical skills in C#, Javascript, mobile, SQL
  • Previously at the Ministry of Social Development where he worked on large scale Java projects


Anna du Toit
Project Manager

  • Diploma course at Yoobee School of Design (Web and UX Design), specialising in HTML, CSS, Javascript and PHP
  • Background in English Teaching, Administration, and Translation
  • Loves people and all other forms of life


Jonathan Brake
Senior Developer

  • Multimedia, web design and development since 1999
  • Specialising in animation and design, HTML/CSS, Javascript/jQuery/Flash and ASP.NET, C#
  • Previously at InterACTION, ICE (aka Image Centre)
  • Secret DJ


Josh Cave
Senior Developer

  • 6 years software development
  • Specialising in C#, Javascript, HTML5, SQL, ASP, mobile, PhoneGap
  • Previously gained a Bachelor of Computing Systems from Unitec
  • Works part time as a Barista and makes an excellent cup of coffee


Aybram Alfredo
Web Developer

  • Finished diploma course at Yoobee School of Design (Web and UX Design)
  • Specialising in HTML, CSS, Javascript and C#
  • Adventurer. Loves travelling.


Soham Sarkar
Web Developer

  • Finished Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies from Manukau Institute of Technology
  • Previous experience of working with Business Mechanix and Paperplus Group as a developer
  • Technical skills in C#, SQL, HTML, Javascript, CSS
  • Loves watching any kind of sports, loves playing table tennis and cricket


Shanka Somasiri
Web Developer

  • Completed Graduate Diploma in Software and Web Development at Manukau Institue of Technology.
  • 4+ years of experience in the IT industry as a software engineer.
  • Worked at IFS R&D International (Pvt) Ltd. Sri Lanka and Forsite New Zealand as a developer
  • Technical skills in C#, SQL, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Android, NodeJs, Java
  • Loves Racing, Cricket, Rugby, Swimming, Watching movies and tv series


Catherine Gunn
Accounts and Administration

  • Joined beweb in 2001, but since 2006 has been very part time. 
  • In the office three days a week keeping the books up to date, and helping out in any way that is needed. 
  • Pre-children had eight years experience in public relations and journalism.
  • Loves holidays, but battles a fear of flying. 


Featured Web Development Work

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Brighten Up
Client: Halo Media
Role: Web Developer
Submit your own message to brighten up other people's day! Beweb developed the website that lets anyone share a message on this giant billboard as part of the Brighten Up digital exhibition put on by the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetū at 65 Victoria Street, with the help of Halo Media.