Leadership team

From tug masters and port protection to engineers and accountants, we have a great team of people and value all what they have to offer. In total we have over 80 dedicated staff who are the backbone of the port's day-to-day operations, ensuring smooth functioning and operational efficiency.

Our leadership team exudes a shared passion for innovation, sustainable practices, and commitment to delivering exceptional services to the Tairāwhiti community. They embrace a culture of collaboration and encourage fresh ideas and a sense of ownership among staff. Meet our senior leadership team below.

Andrew Gaddum

Chief Executive Officer

Andy Kinsella

Port Operations Manager

Marty Bayley

General Manager Infrastructure and Development

Ron Clancy

Finance Manager

Rhys Sanft

Marine Manager

Briar Robb

Communications and Marketing Manager

John Gordon

Health, Safety and Security Manager

Rachelle Andrews

People and Culture Manager

Murray Bell

Gisborne Airport Manager