Meet the team


Ian Anderson


Ian was born in Dunedin and educated at Kaikorai Valley High School. He started his painting apprenticeship with Knox & Anderson in 1974 and qualified as a Painter & Decorator 1978. Ian and Sandra brought the business from Ian’s Father, Drewe Anderson, in 1993 and have been running a successful business to the present day. Ian is a proud Green Island man. He has played and coached rugby for the Grizzlies, been club captain, and spent several years on the committee. Knox & Anderson believe in giving back to the community and have sponsored the club for several years. Ian has also given back to the industry by being on the board for the Master Painters Otago for many years and served two terms as President. Ian is an avid cyclist and cycles over 200km per week. He has enjoyed many trips away with the Starfish Riding Group. Ian’s is a big Highlanders fan and season ticket holder; however, he enjoys all sport.

Favourite Band/Singer Garth Brooks

Favourite Movie Tropic Thunder

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Andy Campbell


Andy was born in Dunedin and educated at King’s High School. He is passionate about this city and delivering a quality service. Andy has been in the painting industry for over 30 years, and has had several roles within major global paint manufacturers in both New Zealand and the UK.  The most recent was with Sherwin Williams as their National Commercial & Granosite Manager. Andy became a partner in the business in April 2018 and is enjoying being part of the Knox & Anderson Team. Andy has a strong community focus. He has been Chairman on the Board of Trustees at Tainui School, a member of the Sports Council at Otago Girls High School, and has coached volleyball at Kings High School for over 25 years. Committed to the construction industry and apprentices for over 10 years, Andy has been a member of two National Advisory Boards for the BCITO (the Building & Construction Industry Training Organisation), Painting & Decorating and Exterior Plastering. He is passionate about upskilling the industry to deliver the best possible results. A big Highlanders and Crystal Palace fan, Andy is passionate about all sport. Having played rep level  Football and Volleyball, he now spends his time on the side lines supporting his three children. 

Favourite Band Cold Play

Favourite Movie In the Name of the Father.

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Brent Sinclair

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Brent was born in Dunedin and is another fine product to come out of Kings High School. Brent started his apprenticeship with Aburns in 1978. Having completed his Painting & Decorating qualification in 1982, he worked for the Post Office and then ran his own painting business before joining the Knox & Anderson Team in 1994. Restoring some of Dunedin’s old buildings is Brent’s preference, as he loves the challenge this work brings. Brent is a big Highlanders & All Blacks fan and a keen sportsman and having played Rugby and Cricket he concedes that Indoor Bowls is his passion. He has represented Otago and won 14 Centre Titles. Brent has also given back to his sport, where he has been the secretary for his Green Island Club for the last 15 years and is a current Otago Selector/Convenor.

Favourite Band/Singer Neil Diamond

Favourite Movie ET

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Craig (Red) Anderson

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Red was born in Dunedin and Educated at Kaikorai Valley High School. Straight out of school, Red started his painting apprenticeship with Henderson's in 1981. He completed his Painting & Decorating Qualification in 1985. Red joined the Knox & Anderson Team in 1994 and enjoys the diversity of the work, where no two jobs are the same. He especially enjoys the repaint work, hanging imported wallpapers and he loves meeting the different clients. Red loves all sport but his passion is rugby, in particular The Green Island Grizzlies, where he has played, managed, been a committee member and is currently the president. He is also the rugby expert on Saturday Afternoons for Radio Sport. Red plays golf most Sundays and he is also a big Liverpool fan.

Favourite Band U2

Favourite Movie Shawshank Redemption. 


Tony Shaw

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Tony was born in Farnborough in the UK and moved with his family to Auckland at the age of 15. Tony completed his apprenticeship in 1978. He then saw the light and moved to Dunedin, where he has painting for over 40 years. Tony loves the heritage houses in our fine city and gets great pleasure from restoring the old villas to their former glory. A father of three lovely children, Tony has always been hugely supportive and likes nothing better than supporting their endeavours from the side lines.

Favourite Band/Singer Elton John

Favourite Movie Prometheus


Daniel French

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Dan was born in Dunedin and Educated at Logan Park High School. Dan has had a few different jobs since leaving school, including building and working at the Freezing works before joining the Knox & Anderson Team in 2004. He completed his Painting Qualification in 2008. Dan loves the diverse work we do but especially enjoys painting the new houses and seeing the look on the clients’ faces when they see the finished article. Dan is an accomplished sportsman, keen on rugby and golf, He is also a South Island and Otago Rep with Indoor Bowls. In 2017 he represented New Zealand in the test series against Australia. Being a big sports fan, his favourite teams are the Highlanders and Atlanta Falcons

Favourite Band/Singer Tupac Shakur

Favourite Movie Avengers Series


Evan Harvey

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Evan was born and educated in Lawrence and followed in his father Seddon's footsteps in becoming a painter & decorator. Moving to Dunedin Evan completed his apprenticeship with Knox & Anderson Ltd in 1984. Over the years Evan has worked for Stephen Russell Painters & Phoenix Services as well as working for himself for over 15 years, before returning to Knox & Anderson Ltd in 2018. Evan has been happily married for 33 years and enjoys playing golf and has a paasion for fishing, with his favourite spot being Worsley, where he has caught several large fish over the years. Evan loves the variety of work we do, but takes massive pride in renovating old villas and buildings to their former glory.

Favourite Band/Singer Elton John

Favourite Movie Once in a Blue Moon



Kelvin Mosley

Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

Kelvin was born and bred in Dunedin and educated at Kaikorai Valley High School, he has had various  jobs since leaving school and joined the Knox & Anderson Team in 2020 as a labourer, Kelvin's reliability & work ethic was soon rewarded with and apprenticeship, and he is enjoing that challange. Kelvin is a big speedway fan and spends alot of his time out at Beachlands, he is also a big gamer with his favourite game being Far Cry. 

Favourite Band Iron Maiden

Favourite Movie Guardians of the Galaxy 



Nic Sinclair     

 Apprentice Painter & Decorator                                           


Michael Garrick

Apprentice Painter & Decorator 

Michael was born in Christchurch and attended Linwood College, where he was a keen touch & rugby league player, he was also good at combat sports where he did kick boxing and representative Canterbury in boxing. Michael saw the light in 2017 when he moved to Dunedin, he has had several painting jobs, including running his own business for three years, he made the great call last year to start his adult apprenticeship and has continued this with Knox and Anderson Ltd where he started with us in April 2022. Michael is a real family man, but when he has time, he loves to go to the gym, play social touch and has started acting and has performed at the Forum Theatre in Dunedin.

Favourite Singer Travis Scott

Favourite Movie Gone in 60 Seconds



Cliff Barlow

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Cliff was born in Dunedin and attended Waikari, Balmacewen & Otago Boys High School, when he left school went to the Dunedin Training Centre to learn the skills of painting & decorating and this led to an apprenticeship which he completed in 2020 while working at Otago University Property Divison, Cliff joined the Knox & Anderson Team in May 2022. A big NBA fan he supports the Golden State Warriors and loves playing NBA on his playstation, he also enjoys going to the gym.

Favourite Band Linkin Park

Favourite TV Program Breaking Bad


Blair Davidson

Qualified Painter & Decorator

Blair was born in Dunedin, but went to school in Christchurch, where he attended Kaiapoi High School, he was a keen rugby player and enjoyed karate. Blair enjoys going to the gym and loves dirt biking where he is often seen flying around the hills in Waimate, he also spends time on his playstation with his favourite game being Red Dead Redemption 2. Being a good family man, Blair loves going camping with their favourite spot being Fishermans Bend by lake Aviemore.

Favourite Band Linkin Park

Favourite Movie Need for Speed