Meet the team

Sam Wright

Sam Wright

General Manager

Sam first started with DGM in March, 1998 and after a stint overseas came back to DGM as the General Manager in 2011. Sam brings a wealth of knowledge to the DGM team.

Ethan Stewart

Ethan Stewart

Business Manager - Training and bio-bottle

Ethan has been with the company since 2008 – his wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry means he can assist all clients, whatever their goals.

Ryan Watson

Ryan Watson

Business Manager - Operations

Having gained significant knowledge and experience since joining the team in 2014, Ryan has recently been promoed to Business Manager – Operations. 

Touzelle Batkin

Touzelle Batkin

DGM Trainer

Touzelle facilitates a variety of courses including the DGH course, IMDG course, IATA Dangerous Goods course, Infectious Substances course and RACA course. 

Russell Hay

Russell Hay

DGM Trainer

You’ll see Russell in the classroom more than in the office, but he knows the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations like the back of his hand. Read more about Russell here.

Shelly Giesen

Shelly Giesen

DGM Trainer

Shelly’s interest with dangerous goods started back at the New Zealand Defence Force. She’s currently in transition to becoming a full time trainer. 

Barbara Howarth

Barbara Howarth

Training Administrator

Barbara joined DGM mid-2017 and quickly became an invaluable part of the Training department. If you’re interested in booking an onsite course she’s the one you want to call.

Thomas Richards

Thomas Richards

Dangerous Goods Specialist

Thomas may be the newest member of the DGM team but he’s quickly getting up to speed with the help of Ryan and Shelly. You’ll see him out on the road daily.

Alina George

Alina George

Sales and Logistics Specialist

Alina has previous experience in administration and the biotechnolgy field through her studies and work experience. Call Alina for placing product orders.