John Dawson, B.Ag Com – Chief Executive Officer

John was previously with the Mair Group from 1978 to 1992 and was appointed a director of Mair Wool in 1989.  John joined WSI in 1992 and specialises in international wool marketing where he has acquired an in-depth knowledge of markets in the European, Pacific and Asia regions. 

Geoff Deakins, B.Com CA – Financial Controller

Geoff has spent over 25 years specialising in financial activities within the wool industry, particularly in relation to local and export market transactions.  Geoff joined WSI in 1992.

Nathan Arthur - Marketing Executive

Nathan joined WSI in 2003 and is thoroughly versed in all aspects of the companies wool sourcing, scouring and marketing activities. He has particular responsibility for slipe wool purchases and sales but is active in all trading decisions.

Guy Spooner - Marketing Executive

Guy joined the wool trade in 1982 and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of wool sourcing and marketing with particular strength in the fine wool sector. Guy is now responsible for coarse wool trading in several sectors.

Craig Sheridan - Logistics

Craig joined WSI in 2013 after working locally and overseas in marketing and wool procurement. Craig manages WSI’sdirect wool supply activities as well as developing new product types.

Jason Stewart - Shipping Manager

Jason joined WSI in 2009 after 16 years in the shipping and logistics industry. He brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the company.

Bruce Reid - Senior Wool Buyer - South Island

Bruce joined WSI in 1997 and managed wool purchasing in the South Island as well as product selection and quality.

Tony Reid - Senior Wool Buyer - North Island

Tony joined WSI in 1993 and is responsible for raw wool purchases in the North Island as well as wool product processing and quality control.

Nathan WaTt - Wool Buyer

Nathan joined WSI in 2013 as a trainee buyer / marketer. He assists with wool purchases, product control and wool grower liaison.