who we are

OUR TEAM

We have a large, dedicated team of regional managers, operations, and consulting staff throughout the country.

Our people stay abreast of best practice, industry trends and insights and many of our staff have held successful, senior roles within large New Zealand corporate forest management companies.

Dan Gaddum
Tauranga
Managing Director

Dan leads the overall strategy implementation of the business with a lead on Performance, Risk, HR, Systems and Commercial aspects.

Marcus Musson
Whanganui
Director

In addition to assisting running the company with strategy and growth initiatives and the provision of key services to clients, Marcus leads innovation and technology in relation to Forest Operations and Logistics.

Chris Maher
Feilding
Director

In addition to the management of procurement, forest operations and Harvesting, Chris is a “Kaumatua” within the business. Chris provides leadership and training in best practice forest management to the entire team.

Stuart Orme
Masterton
Manager - Land Use and Consultancy

Registered Forest Consultant, ETS and marginal land use specialist, REA licensed salesperson for forestry sales and purchases.

Blake Jones
Masterton
Senior Manager - Forest Operations

Coordinates the forest management function of the business and manages the Ops team.

Murray Sollitt
Feilding
Commercial Manager

Manages commercial, financial, and human resources

Aimee Campbell
Feilding
Management Accountant

Responsible for financial reporting for the company.

Vince Devane
Whanganui
Business Development Manager

Manages the acquisition of our new customers and works in conjunction with the Operations Managers

Leigh Christensen
Feilding
Compliance Manager

Manages the Health and Safety team as well as responsible for the implementation of FSC.

Jo Tolhopf
Feilding
Administration Manager

Manages the Feilding administrative team, duties including managing payments and reconciliations.

Suzanne Wells
Feilding
Senior Administrator

Administers the log processing system, docket processing, export reconciliations, and client reporting.

Geoff Ewington
Masterton
Environmental Manager

Manages the F360 environmental programme and forestry activities under the government’s new National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry

Stuart Oliver
Masterton
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting.

Chris Gibbons
Wellington
Operations Manager

Chris covers the southern North island region and has an extensive background in harvesting operations.

Frank O’Meara
Dannevirke
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting

Stacy Cranston
Whanganui
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting

Alex Gauthier
Whanganui
Health & Safety Manager

Manages the Health and Safety auditing of contractors.

Glen Candy
New Plymouth
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting

Stuart Morrissey
Hawera
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting

Lance Aukett
Northland
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting

Franco Meyer
Northland
Operations Manager

Manages log procurement and forest harvesting

Sacha Butler
Masterton
ETS Specialist

ETS transactions, carbon sales, team administration and PA duties.

Taylah Mawson
Masterton
Land Use Administrator

Invoicing and administration work.

Ulrich Von Werder
Masterton
Specialist - GIS

GIS and land use assessment, assistance with forest Ops, UAV/drone work and project management.

Michelle McCabe
Masterton
Consultant – Land Use

ETS applications, land use assessments (lower North Island)

Andrew Buswell
Masterton
Consultant - Land Use

ETS applications, land use assessments (lower North Island)

Sue Silvey
Masterton
ETS Administrator

ETS applications, eligibility checks, emission returns (and S94s), GIS/mapping.

Phil Orme
Manager - South Island
Land Use

Responsible for land use and ETS interactions with current and potential clients as the person on the ground.

Harriet Palmer
North Island
Consultant – Land Use (part-time)

Part-time consultant.

Benedicte Tollu
Masterton
Administration Assistant

Providing account and admin support to Land Use and Forest Ops

Jason Blair
Gisborne
Forest Operations Advisor / Land use Consultant
Rick Williamson
Whanganui
Forest Manager

Day to day forest operations, management, and supervision of silviculture crews.

Anthony Ellis
Masterton
Forest Manager

Day to day forest operations, management, and supervision of silviculture crews.

John Rogan
Masterton
Forest Manager

Day to day forest operations, management, and supervision of silviculture crews.

Sean Fergusson
Whanganui
Operations Coordinator

Provides assistance to all Forest Managers.

Jimmy Duan
Masterton
Technical Forester

Provides mapping assistance to Ops, management of GeoMaster and inventory assistance.

Margaret Wills
Masterton
Consultant – Land Use

ETS and Marginal Land Use specialist (on maternity leave).

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