Meet the Team

“We’re not Corporate, We Care”


Jason Bardell


As the Director for IBS Building Products since 1993, Jason has seen his company continue to grow and expand. His training as a Civil Engineer after school has certainly helped him understand the ins and outs of the Building Industry.

A focus on ticking the 3 boxes of quality, price, and service has been the company mantra which Jason has introduced and the team at IBS live by it.

“It has been an interesting journey so far for my wife Lana and I, and our 3 children but I do look forward to an exciting future with IBS.”




Garry, or Skippy as he prefers is our General Manager, overseeing sales throughout the company via our very reputable Account Managers.

Skippy loves selling and loves the challenge of the chase to get a sale. His customers always come first and many of them have become very good friends.

In his spare time, Skippy enjoys some Golfing and Scuba Diving and some occasional “cruising” of Auckland City.


Josh Bardell

Business Development Manager

Josh has been working for IBS from a young age in various roles where needed. He is now the Product Manager here, mainly specializing with our OSB products.

He loves the outdoors completing the Duke of Edinburgh Awards and Outward Bound. He also enjoys keeping active with rock climbing, tramping, sea kayaking as well as various sports.

On the weekend in his free time, he enjoys golf, movies and spending time with friends and family.


Edmond Gomes

Supply Chain and Logistics Manager

Edmond is the Supply Chain & Logistics Manager here at IBS, he makes sure we have the right stock levels for the right products to supply our customers.

He strives to do his best and is extremely focused and hardworking, never wanting to leave the customer disappointed. He loves a challenge and always finishes what he sets out to do.

In his spare time he loves spending time with his family as well as exploring new places around New Zealand.


Kerry Houghton

Key Account Manager
(Mid to Upper North Island)

Kerry is based in Auckland and has been at the top of his game in sales over 19 years, firstly in the print industry and then in the promotional industry.

Kerry gets a real buzz out of making that sale, and always puts the customers need first.
In his spare time, Kerry enjoys his family and friends company with good food.
He cannot go a day without music in his life while listening to his favorite artists.


Stuart Logan

Key Account Manager
(South ISland)

Stu loves chasing sales, especially new clients.
He has had over 25 years of experience in sales and has taken to Building Products at IBS like duck to water.
Stu enjoys working with clients to achieve the best possible result while giving them the best service.

When traveling the South Island, and in his spare time he likes to fish, hunt, dive, snow ski and water ski. As well as mountain biking.


Ashish Jamba


Ashish is our dispatcher at IBS, making sure customer orders are picked and delivered in a timely manner. He also helps take care of customer queries and processing orders.

Having been with IBS since 2011, Ashish has in depth knowledge of operations and processes at the company and always strives to make sure customers get their products on time.


Lynne Nodder


Lynne came to us with considerable experience in Credit Management especially in the building industry. She manages our cash flow, processes applications for new customers, and our credits.

Outside of work Lynne is creative, enjoying wool felting, jewellery making, mosaicking, and many other creative mediums.

She loves the arts, including movies, theatre, music, and attending gallery exhibitions, with friends and family.


Hardy Chau


Since becoming a part of the IBS customer services team, Hardy has learnt a lot about the building industry and the many products. Hardy is usually the first point of contact when our customers ring in and is always there to help and assist with any queries or help when needed. He enjoys the team environment here at IBS and is always eager to gain more knowledge on the industry.

Hardy has previously lived in Sydney, Melbourne and Phnom Penh. After getting married, he knew that he wanted to move back to Auckland, the city where he grew up.

In his down time Hardy enjoys the company of his family and friends with music and travelling added in.


Taylor Watson


Taylor is our Financial Controller here at IBS. He handles our accounting work from bookkeeping to cash flow. He loves to travel around the world and also likes to participate in long distance running.

He enjoys listening to music and has been playing highland bagpipes for over ten years .