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.

Vince Devane
Whanganui
Business Development Manager

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

Murray Sollitt
Feilding
Commercial Manager

Manages commercial, financial, and human resources

Michelle McCabe
Masterton
Consultant – Land Use

ETS applications, land use assessments

Blake Jones
Masterton
Senior Manager - Forest Operations

Coordinates the forest management function of the business and manages the Forest Operations team.

Jason Blair
Gisborne
Forest Operations Advisor / Land use Consultant

Our land-use and forest operations representative on the East Coast.

Leigh Christensen
Feilding
Compliance Manager

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

Sacha Butler
Masterton
ETS Specialist / Administration Manager

ETS transactions, carbon sales and manages the Masterton administration team.

Jo Tolhopf
Feilding
Administration Manager

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

Aimee Campbell
Feilding
Management Accountant

Responsible for financial reporting for the company.

Suzanne Wells
Feilding
Senior Administrator

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

Benedicte Tollu
Masterton
Administration Assistant

Accounts and administrative support to Land Use and Forest Operations teams.

Taylah Mawson
Masterton
Land Use Business Support

Invoicing and administration work.

Geoff Ewington
Masterton
Environmental Manager

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

Alex Gauthier
Whanganui
Health & Safety Manager

Manages the Health and Safety auditing of contractors.

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

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

Ulrich Von Werder
Masterton
Specialist - GIS

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

Andrew Buswell
Masterton
Consultant - Land Use

ETS applications, land use assessments

Sue Silvey
Masterton
ETS Administrator

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

Rick Williamson
Whanganui
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.

Anthony Ellis
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.

Josef Beautrais
Technical & Analytics Manager
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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