Bruce is the founder of the Vertical Horizonz Group of Companies.
This Group includes:
- Vertical Horizonz Group – The Corporate Holding Entity
- Vertical Horizonz New Zealand Ltd
- Vertical Horizonz Australia Pty Ltd
- Vertical Horizonz International Pty Ltd
Bruce served 23 years in the NZ Army and nine of them as a member of the elite NZ Special Air Service Regiment (NZSAS).
Other appointments in the military included chief instructor at the Army Adventure Training School and the NZ Officer Cadet School.
Bruce formed the original Vertical Horizonz Company in 1998. Following his passion for Height Safety, he set up a small training company and began delivering courses to industry operators.
This expanded into other high risk areas, including confined spaces and rescue training. Bruce has become highly respected in the Height Safety Training Industry.
He is regularly requested to be an expert witness in OH&S Prosecutions and has been involved in developing the industry guidelines for safety standards.
Today, Bruce is the majority shareholder and leader of the Vertical Horizonz Group of Companies.
He is the Chairman of the VH Senior Management Team Internationally.
Bruce still trains.