James Woods - Director

James has operated businesses since his late teens including windsurfer hire (1977 - 1981), yacht charter (1990 - 2001), motor accident repairs (1984 - 1989), legal practices (1989 - 2002) and is currently the Managing Director of the debt recovery business eCollect Pty. Ltd. in addition to his responsibilities with Woodsman Funding.

James holds a B.A. and LL.B from Monash University and is a
qualified lawyer.

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  Samantha Woods - CEO

Samantha began her career working in the modeling and fashion Industry initially in New York and later for a number of years London.

Her return to Australia saw a change in direction with Samantha beginning a long and successful career in the Film and Television industry producing works in both Australia and abroad.

Samantha's move to Woodsman Funding brings our company into an exciting new stage with her considerable managerial and executive experience a credit to the company.

Throughout her varied career Samantha has been heavily involved in the financial aspects of running a business and project management. From this experience Samantha knows the importance of maintaining positive cash flow, and keeping administrative costs to a minimum.

Samantha has been married to James Woods for 12 years and is the mother to their son Max.

Away from work she shares her husbandís love for sailing and outdoor adventures.


  Kyle Ogden - Business and Legal Manager

A graduate of the University of Melbourne Law School, and an admitted Legal Practitioner, Kyle comes to Woodsman funding by way of a diverse background including a number of years spent working abroad in both Europe and North America, and a period of service in the Australian Defence Force.

A keen traveller and outdoorsman with a passion for new languages and cultures, Kyle's hobbies include cycle touring, hiking, climbing and mountaineering.



Sam Saad - CFO

Sam is a qualified accountant - CPA, and worked as an accountant
and tax agent in private practice from 2004, Management accountant
for large multinational between 2008-2010. Sam joined us as
Financial Controller in 2010 and purchased shareholding in 2012.

Sam has responsibility for maintenance and improvement of the
Woodsman Funding model, and ensuring compliance with financial regulations.



  Jenny Phan - Accounts Manager

Jenny has a Bachelor of Accounting degree and is currently engaged
in study for accreditation as a  Certified Practising Accountant.

She has hands on experience in all facets of bookkeeping , accounts
and business administration.

In addition to her work with Woodsman Funding,  Jenny assists the Financial Controller with the administration and account processes for
our associated businesses eCollect Pty. Ltd and EC Legal Pty Ltd.

Jenny has the responsibility of supervising and overseeing the
operational side of the funding process including payments, receipts
and reporting to our clients where necessary.



  Olivia Ngu - Accounts Officer

Olivia joined our associated business, eCollect, as an Accounts
Officer in 2013 and soon became involved with the accounts for
EC Legal and Woodsman Funding.

She is responsible for the maintenance and processing of accounts
payable transactions. In addition, she is also responsible for
checking and organising outstanding invoices for factoring

Olivia is a commerce graduate from Monash University - majoring in accounting and finance.