The Goodwood team

Richard Hutchinson
Richard HutchinsonGoodwood GM / CEO
Richard is one of the founder’s and it is his vision that has been responsible for shaping Goodwood into the business it is today. Richard’s primary role is to always ensure Goodwood is making a true difference in the world. Having started the business he has a hands-on understanding of the wood recycling industry. Richard is passionate about leaving a legacy for future generations and wants to help as many people as possible along the way.
Jayden Smith
Jayden SmithOperations Manager
Jayden started at Goodwood with part time work in the School holidays and is now managing our yards and their operation. Jayden has proved himself invaluable in the yard, from the day to day operation of loading trucks and manufacturing to mechanical maintenance. He is a natural when it comes to machinery… must be drawing on the vast experience he has had tinkering on his various cars!
Jo Innes
Jo InnesOffice Adminstrator
Jo is our Administrator extroadinaire! She has just clocked over 3 years of fantastic work at Goodwood. If your enquiry relates to accounts, woodwaste or orders, Jo is one of our friendly voices at the other end of the phone. Jo also has many other talents, especially her spreadsheet prowess, and she loves a good coffee! (That’s an americano with cream, no sugar – if your passing…)
Martha SaundersSales Consultant
Martha is our Animal Bedding Specialist, but also works across all other products in our portfolio. Martha has previous experience within the agricultural industry so she is right at home talking with our farmers, and no one is better placed to understand their needs.. Martha has a strong interest in sustainable business and recycling so she is a great fit for our team.
Isaac Eustace-SmithGroup Legal Counsel and Special Projects
Isaac is our Group Legal Counsel for the Hutchinson Group. With a background in the charity sector, Isaac has a passion for socio-economic development and sustainable environmental practice. Isaac has a Bachelor of Laws degree and B.A degree from the University of Auckland, double majoring in Politics & International Relations and Criminology.
Monique KingGroup Marketing Manager
Monique is our Marketing contact for the group, and is here to ensure the world knows about doing good, with Goodwood!
Sonja Firby
Sonja FirbyFinance Manager
Sonja is our fierce financial manager for the Hutchinson group. Originally from Germany, her and her husband now reside in the sunny Bay of plenty. Sonja’s husband is a boat builder by trade and they have spent many days sailing on the ocean. Sonja has a passion for breeding border terriers and is mother to little Tweed her most beloved terrier. Sonja’s other passion is numbers and keeping a tight reign on the spending habits of her colleagues.