Steve Burt / Managing Director

With over 30 years in agribusiness Steve’s strategic thinking and negotiating skills have been the linchpin of growth in numerous agribusiness ventures. Focussed on change, innovation, talent management and strategy, Steve is a known thought leader, trusted advisor and corporate negotiator. Much of Steve’s career has been focused on working with farmers developing markets and supply chains for their produce both domestically and internationally. Current roles include Director Commodity Trading Solutions, Director AMPS Agribusiness and Managing Director TurfBreed.

Stuart Richardson / Board Member

With 28 years’ experience in the agricultural sector, Stuart has developed a wealth of knowledge encompassing business management, establishing start-ups, wealth creation and risk management. Having held several international roles, and managing one of the largest agribusiness trading entities in Australia, Stuart can draw on an extensive breadth of knowledge. Stuart currently sits as director of Monthill Commodities Pty Ltd, Farm Invest Pty Ltd and holds an MBA from the University of Melbourne.

Malcolm Finlayson / Director & CFO

Malcolm Finlayson has spent his entire career in agriculture. His background is accounting and he holds an MBA, B Bus, MAICD and is a CPA. He has formerly been a Chief Financial Officer for a number of business and now consults in finance to the broader agricultural industry. He is a director of Grain Trade Australia Ltd, Plant Health Australia Ltd, Wheat Quality Australia Ltd, Finesse Solutions Pty ltd, Theodore Water Pty Ltd and LMA Support Services Pty Ltd. He is a director and shareholder of Turf Breed and is the CFO.

Ann McKeon / Business Development Manager

Ann has extensive experience in retail horticulture and business management with 30 years in the business of growing business and people. With experience in business acquisition, startup and consolidation along with corporate negotiation, relationship building, international trade and people mentoring, Ann will bring to TURFBREED an egalitarian approach and a quintessential interest in you.

Andrew Gill / Business Development Manager

Andrew has a Bachelor of Applied Science and has spent the majority of his career in the Agro-Chemical industry, working for ICI, Orica & Incitec, in sales, product development and marketing.
Andrew also has experience across packaging, distribution and supply chain logistics, as well as farm software development.
Most recently Andrew has worked for the packaging systems company SCHUTZ, building business across the Australian, S.E Asian and Saudi markets. Andrew leaves the fertiliser company SLTEC Turf & Landscape to join TURFBREED in mid December.