Karl Bridges MSc BSc (Hons.) CNZHFE CPE

Human Factors Professional
HFEx Ltd
Auckland Region


Karl is a certified NZ Human Factors and Ergonomics Professional in NZ, a Chartered Human Factors Professional and Fellow Member in the UK, a member of the HFESNZ, and HFES (USA). He was a past president, committee member and professional affairs board convener for the HFESNZ. Karl is also Managing Director of HFEx Ltd - one of New Zealand's largest consultancies dedicated to human factors engineering, cognitive, organisational and neuroergonomics.  Karl and the HFEx team are human factors experts covering a whole range of organisational challenges associated with physical, organisational, cognitive and neuro ergonomics. We acknowledge that no one person can cover everything in human factors and so we have a team of experts to meet your needs.  We provide a range of services utilising well researched tools to understand your challenges and, more importantly, help you develop and implement solutions to ensure your workforce work as efficiently and as safely as possible.  We listen to you, understand your problem or your vision and we collaborate to provide bespoke solutions that you can be confident will have the benefits you are seeking from engaging us. We are not scared to get our hands dirty in fact it is a must if we are dealing with issues associated with the work force. We work ethically, with integrity and honesty. Our approach is holistic, dynamic and multi-disciplined.  And the ultimate benefit for you is you get the confidence that your employee's work environment can be improved making it safer and more productive. This is achieved by obtaining a deeper understanding from us concerning how your people behave, think and operate.


HASANZ Registered
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of New Zealand
    Royal Society
    Society for Psychophysiological Research
  • MSc Human Factors and Safety Assessment in Aeronautics,
    BSc (Hons) Psychology,
My Skills and Experience

Postal address

PO Box 731
Auckland 0946

Street address

281 Upper Waiwera Road
Auckland 0994