Chair - Federal Council
David is a Director of the Darwalla Group of businesses which produce poultry under the Golden Cockerel brand. Located at Mt Cotton southeast of Brisbane the operation is vertically integrated with its own feed mill and shared processing plant. David is also a Director on the International Feed Industry Federation and heavily involved in Rotary.
Vice Chair - Federal Council
Megan is trained in Equine Nutrition and is currently studying her Masters in Marketing at RMIT. She is currently employed as the Brand Manager and Technical / Quality Advisor for boutique feed mill Green Valley Grains and the Marketing Manager of Eastern Distributors. Over the past 20 years Megan has worked at Kentucky Equine Research and has been an Equine Science Lecturer at NMIT.
Ross is the Operations Manager at Thompson and Redwood, a manufacturer of stockfeed in the Perth environs. Ross has been in the industry for over 30 years involved in mills in the eastern states as well as WA. He also has experience in pet food manufacturing as well.
Rohan has more than 24 years experience in livestock nutrition and advisory roles, 16 of those in a senior management role. His experience includes developing tailored formulations and on-farm advice for pig, poultry, sheep and beef farmers with an emphasis on pig nutrition and management.
General Manager Nutrition and Technical
MBA (Mgt.), Veterinarian, MSc and PhD Poultry Nutritionist
With an academic and commercial career spanning three decades, Ricardo joined Ridley in November 2020 and is responsible for the Nutrition and Technical business unit.
Jamie Andersen is the Site Manager of the new Murray Bridge feed mill for Ingham Enterprises. Jamie was heavily involved in the construction and commissioning of the new mill following many years of hands on experience throughout mills in Victoria. He is also a winner of the 2018 ATMA Young Achiever Award.
Richard is the National Feedmill Manager for Baiada and is based in NSW. Richard has a strong focus on developing and empowering the next generation of staff.
Emma is currently Senior Nutritionist with Baiada Poultry, working with the company since November 2021. Prior to this Emma was with Ridley AgriProducts as a member of the Nutrition team.
Emma holds a Bachelor of Animal and Veterinary Science (Hons) and PhD in Poultry nutrition, both completed at the University of Sydney.
Michelle has been the Stockfeed and Animal Nutrition fields for 28 years, currently the Operations Manager for Rabar Pty Ltd in Beaudesert, Queensland. She has been in the field as a Technical Sales Representative, in the Feed Mill as a Nutritionist, Mill Manager, dabbled in office management in a small hiatus in 2009 -2011. Ruminant nutrition background with a B. App Sci. (Rural Tech) from The University of Queensland. Has a strong quality assurance back ground with GMP, FeedSafe and HACCP.
Greg is the West Coast Manager of Weston Animal Nutrition a branch of George Weston Foods. Greg has been involved in the feed milling industry for the past 8 years and prior to this he spent 25 years in the flour milling industry undertaking various management roles in quality, operations and supply chain.