Our Team

The Staffline family

“Good drivers need to know what the job entails. I have had my truck driving licence for nearly 30 years. I know the industry.” – Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

Founder / Company Director

mike@staffline.co.nz | 021 997 991

A highly experienced driver himself with nearly 30 years of experience, Mike (along with Tess) has run an agency in the UK since 2000 and more recently in NZ since 2015. His aim has always been to work in transport and logistics as an excuse to call playing with trucks “work”. His lifelong ambition is to try driving the Outback with a proper outback trucker, and to build up a collection of old trucks.

Tess Edwards

Head Office Administrator

tess@staffline.co.nz | 021 477 577

Tess is a Kiwi ex-high school teacher, who somehow ended up being swept off her feet by Mike many years ago, and bundled off to the UK for over 15 years where she became the mother of three children in very quick succession. To have a break from motherhood, which was exhausting, she worked in Business Development, Administration, and Accounts roles as co-owner of a large recruitment company in the UK, and she is now co-owner of Staffline here in NZ. Her present position with Staffline is within the accounts and payroll team. She loves working with the Staffline team because we make sure our drivers and clients are satisfied and appreciated. She is a certified fashion fanatic, extreme reader, general knowledge know-all, and prone to nagging.

Kath Perry

Auckland Branch Manager

kath@staffline.co.nz | 0800 438 374

Kath Perry is our Auckland Branch Manager.  She joined the Staffline team in April 2017 as Office Manager and master of all things admin and assistant to Mike. She has been promoted at every company she worked for, working her way up the ranks and setting up new procedures and policies along the way. The same is true at Staffline, where she has been promoted to Branch Manager with primary responsibility for operations. Her previous roles include reception, customer services, customer services manager, sales co-ordinator, account management, facilities management, Personal Assistant.  In her spare time, whilst bringing up two sporty teenagers she enjoys spending time with family and treks.

Julie Pizzini

Financial Controller

julie@staffline.co.nz | (09) 950 9996

Julie is a fully qualified Chartered Accountant and is the “numbers person” in the administration team. She trained with Price Waterhouse and went on to hold Financial Controller roles in a Finance company and Food Manufacturing companies across NZ and Australia. Julie is the mother of 4. With the youngest now 15 years she now has more time to pursue her own fitness goals with a group of friends, taking part in “Bootcamp” three times a week, and also participating in Mud Runs, Stair Climbs and other mad physical pursuits. Julie enjoys working in the Staffline team as we focus on our drivers and make sure our clients are happy.

Get in touch with us today!

Feel free to give our friendly team a call to discuss your next steps in recruitment, or driver placement.