Meet The Team

Tony Rogers

Tony has been with Woods for over 20 years starting as Production Manager in 1997. Tony’s passion for quality education furniture and continuous improvement in the factory extended to the rest of the business which saw him become General Manager in 2006. From there Tony has worked to create a high performance culture throughout the business while also contributing to the sector as Director of the Australian Furniture Association (2014 – 2016) and currently as Chair of the Board of Directors of AFRDI - The Australasian Furnishing Research and Development Institute.

Richard Jenkins
General Manager

With over 8 years as a consultant to the education sector, Richard has established himself as a leading expert when it comes to the design and implementation of learning space interiors. As General Manager of the New Zealand business, Richard is excited to be working with a passionate team around him and offer the full Woods experience of great product and exceptional service to the market while also supporting schools through the establishment of partnerships at regional and national levels.

+64 27 205 6440


Mark Divehall
Business Development Manager – North Island

Marks background in technology has seen him quickly grasp the concepts of creating innovative learning spaces. His time in the education sector has seen him create a number of long term relationships and he thrives on the person to person interaction. With a young family and a keen cricketer, Mark is passionate about working together with schools to engage students and support teachers through learning space design.

+64 27 534 4282


Angela Wallis
Business Development Manager – South Island

Angela brings loads of energy to the Woods team with her focus being on providing great customer experiences and building solid new relationships. With a fiancé and two young daughters, Angela has taken a keen interest in how their school was redeveloped following the earthquake and combined with her passion for interior design brings great ideas and “out-of-the-box” thinking to the table. Originally from London but now a proud Kiwi, Angela manages the South Island region.

+64 27 549 0833


Helen Kelder
Regional Manager - Auckland

Helen brings 8 years of interior design experience, working in education, commercial and high end residential markets, while gaining a diploma in design during this time. Helen’s very passionate about helping people, anything outdoors, good food and art. With her attention to detail and wealth of experience you can be assured you’re in great hands.