Our Team

Years of experience all under one roof!

Michael Smith

Sales Manager – New Zealand
027 203 9774

With a background in dairy farming for a couple of decades, Michael then went contracting with the Tow and Fert and built a sucessful business as people joined the change to more sustainable fertiliser programmes.  With Michael on the team, his deep experience in the total cycle of dairying and use of the machine means he can help our clients in full.

Tim Henman

Operations Manager

Joining the team as a school leaver, Tim has been part of all aspects of the business over his career.
With a background in International Sales and Distribution, Tim understands the value requirement from the client and the importance of the journey to a commercial reality.

Charlie Livingston

Service Manager
021 310 921

A Central Hawkes Bay native, Charlie has years of experience in the engineering industry having worked in Australia before moving into agricultural machinery contracting in England. Back in Australia more recently he worked in Townsville on heavy machinery maintenance before returning to New Zealand and joining Metalform as our Tow and Fert Service Manager.

Brigitte Tolley

Assembly Manager

With a strong Company focus on final Assembly, Brigitte is not only managing the attention to detail with a talented team of 25, but has a background in sales so understands the importance of the final product being fit for purpose.

Jolyon Ludbrook

Marketing Manager

Jolyon joined the Metalform team full time after 3 & 1/2 years working with them as a marketing consultant on the Tow and Fert product line. With 15 years of experience running his own businesses and consulting with many others, his marketing role now includes working on the company product lines as well as Metalform itself.

Neil Parker

Sales Manager – Australia
+61 420 608 464

Based in Melbourne, Neil manages all things Tow and Fert for our western island!  Neil’s background in sales and experience with the Tow and Fert ensures that our clients are helped in a way that makes the decision financially beneficial.

Geoff Easton

Design Manager

As the son of the company founder, Geoff’s commercial experience and track record in R&D stretches back to the early days of the business. Geoff has the knack and flair to envisage product solutions and designs even nearly before the product problem existed.  Geoff has led the design for the entire Tow and Fert range over the past 10 years.

The Tow and Fert Times.

The Tow and Fert Times is a publication full of information for dairy farmers. Designed to help you with your nutrient management and fertiliser decisions, it is packed full of helpful information, case studies and helpful tips and tricks for the farm.

Volume 8 (Winter 2022) Available now!


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