Meet the Team

Mark Greenstreet - Sales Manager

There is no challenge Mark will not tackle… and he’ll do it with a smile on his face. As the National Sales Manager, he’s dedicated to leading a high performing team with everyone focused on providing solutions to recruitment and labour hire solutions.

With many years experience in sales management, both in New Zealand and overseas,Mark is well positioned to call upon his expertise and experience and drive real-world solutions to the benefit of our clients and our job seekers.

He gets a real kick from being able to make a difference in people’s lives by getting them into rewarding work.

Continued improvement and a passion for getting it right is what gets him out of bed every morning, but it’s creating some fun for the team along the way that adds that special flavour to his leadership style.

Based in Christchurch – Mark gets to take full advantage of the outdoors lifestyle on his doorstep and he’s off to the hills (or skies) whenever he can – be it flying, snowboarding or tramping. As a family man, Mark is busy with his wife and three young children and commits a lot of time to coaching children’s sport.

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.

Anthony Martin - Consultant (Canterbury)

Anthony knows how much easier business is when you have the right person in the right role. This is where he excels – he has a canny ability to team the right candidate to the right role at just the right time.

This Dubliner comes to us with years of experience in the recruitment, management, administration and legal sectors. He’s passionate about delivering superior results for his clients and always applies a unique way of thinking which results in some great wins for his clients. Not only does he have experience in the agricultural sector – he has a real soft spot for all things rural. He’s been in New Zealand for over three years and loves helping our primary industries do good business – most of all he’s taking full advantage of the Kiwi lifestyle.

Anthony is committed to making people’s lives easier with his problem-solving attitude. In short, he’s a general “good bugger – one you can trust.”

In his spare time, he plays football for the Waimak Geal’s and the Canterbury Irish team and recently represented Canterbury in the Australasia state games in Brisbane.

Bruce Smith - Account Manager (Ashburton)

People and teamwork are a driving force in both Bruce’s professional and personal life. He is passionate about getting the best out of people while working towards a common goal.

With 35 years’ experience in security and the military and a solid agricultural background, Bruce understands the importance of finding the best possible candidates to ensure the job is done safely and in the allocated time frames.

Bruce is community minded, has represented Mid Canterbury Maori in rugby, played lawn bowls for the New Zealand Army and is passionate about coaching local sport. Teamwork, accruing knowledge and a sense of community are all attributes he draws on when delivering great service as an Agstaff account manager. 

With all the team sport and coaching going on, Bruce still finds time to spend ‘quality’ time with his wife, enjoys the solitary pursuit of paddle boarding and putting his feet up to watch Country Calendar. Bruce says his idol is his father-in-law Fred Witton who has been his greatest mentor in the agricultural sphere.