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.

Russell Hay

Russell Hay

Training Manager

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.

Ethan Stewart

Ethan Stewart

Operations Manager and Trainer

Ethan has been with the company since 2008, and his wealth of knowledge and experience in the industry ensures your consignments are met with 100% compliance.

Paislee Adams

Paislee Adams

Administration Manager

Paislee joined the team in 2011 after completing a BBS and BRS in Hawkes Bay. She’s responsible for the administration team, inventory production, orders, and the website.

Kimberley Brown

Kimberley Brown

Sales Executive

Most of our clients will know Kim as she heads door-to-door to say hello (sometimes with donuts in hand). If you’d like a product sample give her a call and she’ll stop by.

Touzelle Batkin

Touzelle Batkin

Trainer

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

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.

Madisyn Organ

Madisyn Organ

Training Administrator / Reception

Madisyn is growing quickly in her first administrative role assisting clients to book onto training courses. You will see her lovely smile on arrival to courses held at DGM’s head office. 

Ryan Watson

Ryan Watson

Dangerous Goods Specialist

As Ethan’s right hand man, Ryan has become an integral part of the Operations team ensuring our clients can relax when it comes to arranging their DG consignments for export.

Shelly Giesen

Shelly Giesen

Dangerous Goods Specialist

Shelly’s interest with dangerous goods started back at the New Zealand Defence Force. You’ll see her out and about on the road with Thomas.

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.

John Bambrough

John Bambrough

Warehouse Operator

John’s quickly become a key part of the inventory team and keeps us all in line with stock usage. With a background in the army he has a key eye for detail.

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