Dr Chris Mayhew

Senior Lecturer

Staff profile

Dr Chris Mayhew

PhD, BE Chem (Hons)


Senior Lecturer

Teaching areas

ICT: Systems Implementation, Software Quality Assurance and Testing

Contact details

Phone: +64 9 975 4637
Email: Click here to email Chris

Manukau Institute of Technology
MIT Manukau
Corner of Manukau Station Road and Davies Ave
Private Bag 94006
Auckland 2241


Chris Mayhew joined MIT in June 2002, after an 18-year career with IBM New Zealand. Prior to that he worked for BP Oil NZ Ltd, after completing a PhD in Chemical Engineering in 1978.

Since joining MIT, Chris has had a number of roles including Senior Lecturer, Programme Leader (2004–2016) and Staff Representative on the MIT Audit Committee, and has been a member of the ICT Programme Committee since 2004. He is also Adjunct Lecturer for the Southern Cross University Masters degrees offered at MIT. Through his own experiences in the IT industry, Chris became interested in the closely allied fields of Information Systems Implementation and Software Quality Assurance and Testing.


Mayhew, C., Ridha, S., & Ahmed, M. D. (2013, October) Software Implementation - Lessons to be learnt from the Novopay project. In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Education and Research in New Zealand, Hamilton, New Zealand

Scholarly activities

Member of the Open Polytechnic Bachelor of Technology Advisory Group

Memberships and affiliations

Full member of the Institute of IT Professionals (IITP NZ)