Kevin Cudby has written dozens of articles for magazines in New Zealand and elsewhere. He has a solid background as a manufacturing and development engineer in the electronics industry. Deconstructing technology is one of his strongest skills. He has been a professional journalist since 2004, with a special interest in stories about energy, transport, and seafaring. He is best known for his many articles in Boating New Zealand and e.nz (published by The Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand). He is also an accomplished technical writer who enjoys converting difficult new concepts into simple, straightforward stories.
Born in Lower Hutt some decades before the beginning of the twenty-first century, he shares his life with his wife Diana and one cat. When he is not writing, fishing, or relaxing, he teaches introductory seamanship at a Wellington-based sailing academy.