Tom Heeney


Tom has a strong sheep/beef farming background originally from the Hawkes Bay and then later in the Waikato; and has tertiary qualifications from Massey University (Dip Hort, B Ag (Rural Valuation) and a Post Grad Diploma in…


Fee Edwards


Fee is also originally from a sheep and beef farming background in the Hawke’s Bay. Fee then pursued a career off-farm, working in both the public and private sectors of the health and pharmaceutical…


Tim Woodward

General Manager

Born and raised in Christchurch, Tim gained degrees in Business Management (B.Com) and Plant Science (M.Sc Hon) plus a PhD from the University of Canterbury and the University of Waikato. He joined the kiwifruit…


Paul Waldron

Machinery Operations Manager

I have extensive experience in a variety of areas ranging from railways, through to electronic businesses and forest and bird conservation operations. I was born and raised in Hamilton originally…


Alex Shortcliffe

Senior Orchard Manager

Originally from Auckland but raised in Te Puke, Alex has spent many years working in kiwifruit orchards and packhouses. Following stints in Australia working in construction, and in Rotorua working at a sawmill…


Greg Anderson

Senior Orchard Manager

Greg was raised on a kiwifruit orchard in Te Puna and since 1998 has worked in and around the kiwifruit industry, with roles both on-orchard and within the post-harvest sector. Greg’s practical experience is supported…


Gurpeet Singh

Senior Orchard Manager

Gurpreet has been involved in horticulture industry since 2009 and has worked on various positions across the sector. He holds a business management qualification and…

James - Taylor

James Taylor

Senior Orchard Manager

Growing up in Waikato, James started his career dairy/goat farming before moving over to the Bay of Plenty to take on a role with EHC. James joined…


Jono Edwards

Field Operations Manager

Jono has been involved in the kiwifruit industry for over 10 years in a variety of roles across the sector including working at a leading post-harvest facility. He has a sound knowledge base and experience in a variety of areas…


Rachel Walling

Office Administrator

Rachel joined EHC in late 2015 and is the Office Administrator. Rachel has a wealth of kiwifruit experience, having been involved in the industry for a number of years. Previously Rachel worked across…


Richard Thorn

Senior Orchard Manager

Richard has worked horticulture since 2002. He has extensive experience and knowledge in establishing, growing and managing multiple varieties of stone fruit, apples and kiwifruit, and has qualifications that support this….


Tony Hooper

Senior Orchard Manager

Tony has spent most of his career based in Te Puke working in different aspects of the kiwifruit industry. He enjoys working with clients to improve their orchard production and helping them achieve their goals…

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