Meet the Team

Andrew McDonald - Consultant

Andrew’s long-held and intimate knowledge of the industry and his passion for placing the right people in the right job has built him a stellar reputation in the agricultural industry.

His area of specialty is related to the seasonal, contract and temporary placement side of the business. Andrew has a well-honed ability to analyse diverse character traits, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of potential applicants, ensuring he places them into the best job openings.

Andrew grew up on the family farm in Geraldine and still plays an active role in farming and community activities.

His passion for all things agricultural and the knowledge he has accumulated during his many years with Agstaff, means he’s exceptionally qualified in assisting our clients with their staffing requirements – he’s here to make sure our clients get the people needed to get the job done.

Andrew has always been interested in heavy machinery and in his spare time likes to devote quality time to his machines.

Dallas Sheat - Agricultural Field Rep (Mid-Canterbury)

Dallas has significant experience within the seed and agricultural industries in plant research, fieldwork, export certification, auditing, and biosecurity – working for corporate and government organisations. She has practical experience in farm management and a proven track record in building strong customer relationships, technology transfer, training, and customer service.
Born in Christchurch and starting out as she says a ‘city chick’ but soon morphed into a ‘country gal’ when the house was too small for lots of little animals and her husband and children. 
Her nurturing and empathy make her ideally suited for getting the best out of people. Growers feel at ease and like her cheekiness and down-to-earth nature. She describes herself; as being fair and having an eye for detail.