Whether you’re a retailer wanting new products of exceptional quality and integrity, a manufacturer seeking innovation, a supplier looking to offer the best in wool or a New Zealand sheep farmer interested in joining us, then get in touch. Our team are happy to help and can answer all your questions.


+44 (0) 7774 233625

Bays 74 – 75 Pegholme
Wharfebank Mills
LS21 3JP

New Zealand

+64 3974 1805

Aviation House
Building 1
Level 1
12 Orchard Road
Christchurch Airport
New Zealand

If you are a Wools of New Zealand grower shareholder please visit our grower portal:

Grower Portal


Rosstan Mazey

Chief Executive

Rosstan has a passion for taking the best of what New Zealand grows to the world, formerly holding significant roles at Zespri and Turners & Growers.  He is driven by both the responsibility and the opportunity that Wools of New Zealand has as a 100% grower owned company focused on innovation and creating meaningful points of difference for customers and growers alike.

Based in Christchurch, Rosstan leads our dedicated team, and spends significant time in the market to build on established business, and most importantly, create new opportunities for current and future customers.

+64 21 402411

Steven Parsons

Brand & Business Development Manager

Steve is our man in Europe. Get in touch if you are a manufacturer or brand wanting to connect with us.  We can sort you out with an amazing wool story.

Contact Steve in the UK to talk about becoming a brand partner or the Resposnible Wool Standard.

+44 7774 233625

Craig Sheridan

Commercial Innovation Manager

Craig has a wealth of wool expertise and can connect you with the right innovation to grow your business. You can talk to Craig about Glacial XT and how it will reduce your energy costs and deliver your customers a whole new colour space for their wool products.

+64 21 751302

Avril Jordan

Executive Assistant

As well as looking after the Chief Executive, Chairman and Board of Directors, Avril is a key contact with our grower shareholders, looks after the management of the office, and anything else that falls on her desk.  Avril will be your first point of contact if you phone our office and will always do her best to help you with your queries. 

+64 3 974 1805

Fiona McIlraith

Financial Manager

Fiona leads the finance, wool and procurement teams responsible for co-ordination of supply from farm to market. Originally from a farming sheep and beef background she has many years of international financial market experience in US, UK/Europe and Australia. She was drawn to WNZ to help us  “change the game” and is extremely passionate about helping bring more value to growers beyond the farm gate.

+64 3974 1805

Philippa Park

Export Manager


Pip has worked in wool exporting for more than thirty years. Pip can get stuff from A to B with super speed and remarkable efficiency.  

Always ready to help Pip can get wool from farm sheds to Yorkshire mills without batting an eye. 

+64 3974 1805

Ivan Gullidge

Wool Manager

With over twenty five years of extensive wool industry experience Ivan manages wool broking, trading and processing.

+64 3974 1805

Nicola Attwood

Wool Team Administrator

Nicola has worked in the wool industry for over twenty years and now works alongside Pip and Ivan on shipping documentation, wool tender, invoicing plus other administrative tasks.

Nicola likes to spend her time outside of work with family and friends plus cycling and gardening.

+64 3 974 1805

Mandi Bates

Grower Liaison Manager

Grower Liaison – Central South Island, Upper South Island and Lower North Island.

If you grow wool, Mandi is the first person to call on.  Her primary role is to track wool through the Direct-2-Scour process, then through to contracts or sales platforms. Mandi is the person who calls you to sign wool to contracts, talk to you about sales options through Natural Fibre Exchange or the Tender process and sort any issues that may arise from time to time. 

+64 21 876 636

Jan Ross

Grower Liaison - Upper North Island and Eastern North Island

Jan helps bridge growers and consumers.  The Grower Liasons are the essence of what we do, creating connections between consumers and the people who grow the world's most sustainable wool. Jan can assist our growers with transacting wool through the Direct-2-Scour process. Jan can keep you informed of new sales opportunities, whether it be forward contracts, the Natural Fibre Exchange or the Tender Platform.

+64 21 897 662

Bridget Russell

Grower Liaison - Lower South Island

Bridget is based in Tapanui and covers the lower South Island area.  She is passionate about farming and is focused on the fact that primary producers need to be rewarded for all their hard work in producing a quality product.  She finds that working for a grower-owned Company that is evolving and becoming a key player in a hard industry is a rewarding role.

Growers should contact Bridget for any enquiries. She will be more than happy to either assist current suppliers or introduce new suppliers to the Wools of New Zealand philosophy.


+ 64 27 220 4737

Erin Blackwood

Financial Accountant

Erin joined Wools of New Zealand in July 2018 as a Financial Accountant, working alongside the rest of the Finance team on financial reporting and processes. Outside of work Erin likes to spend time travelling, skiing, and going on walks.

+64 3 974 1806


Rebecca Smith


Mark Shadbolt

Executive Director
(Grower Appointed)

Craig Hickson

Grower Appointed Director

Lucy Griffiths

Grower Appointed Director

Ian Marshall

Board Appointed Director
Chair of Audit and Risk Committee