Contact Us
Free call: 1800 283 447
Free fax: 1800 283 914
Email: info@stockco.com.au
Address: Level 1, 12 Creek Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
GPO Box 376, Brisbane QLD 4001

Our Team

Group Directors
Our Team 1

Elizabeth Ryan

Liz is General Manager of Financial Services with Elders Ltd, encompassing banking distribution, insurance and financial planning. As part of this role, Liz holds shareholder nominee board director positions with Elders Insurance (a JV with QBE) and Elders Financial Planning (a JV with ANZ Wealth). Liz’s joined Elders in January 2016, following a career in Financial Services (with GE Capital) and management consulting (L.E.K. Consulting and Partners in Performance). Liz holds an MBA from Cambridge University and a Bachelor of Commerce/Diploma of Arts from Melbourne University. Liz is also a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Our Team 2

David Adamson

Dave is General Manager of Agency Services with Elders Ltd. During his career with Elders, he has held several senior roles in banking and commercial operations including General Manager of Operations prior to his current role. Dave has been involved in Australian agriculture all his life. He worked on several farming properties across Queensland and New South Wales as well as on family holdings in South Australia. He is a graduate of Longreach Pastoral College, holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Business from Adelaide University and a Masters of Business (Accounting) from UniSA. He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a director of Elders Rural Services Australia Ltd and Clear Grain Exchange.

Our Team 3

Marcus Kight

Marcus has been the managing director of StockCo since its inception. Over the 20+ year period he has been responsible for the development of the company which has grown in asset size from $3.5m to in excess of $300m, driven by a team of motivated and highly qualified people operating throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Our Team 4

Richard Brimblecombe

Richard is the CEO of StockCo Australia. He has over 20 years experience in senior management roles in financial services, commodity trading and processing, rural services and distribution. These roles were held with Suncorp, Namoi Cotton, Landmark and CBA. Richard is a long-time member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Master of Business Administration from Bond University. Richard is currently a non-executive director of ReNu Energy Ltd (ASX: RNE), is a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He was previously a non-executive director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) from 2011 to 2014. The GRDC has an annual operating budget of ~$200 million. Richard was Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, a member of the Commercialisation Committee and a member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee whilst on the Board of the GRDC.

Our Team 5

Symon Brewis-Weston

Mr Brewis-Weston has extensive international financial services experience and a deep understanding of consumer and business markets in Asia-Pacific.

Most recently, Mr. Brewis Weston was Chief Executive Officer of FlexiGroup Limited. Prior to joining FlexiGroup, Mr. Brewis-Weston was chief executive officer of Sovereign, New Zealand’s largest life insurance provider. Mr. Brewis-Weston has also held several senior leadership positions with Commonwealth Bank Australia over 15 years, including executive general manager of corporate financial services, executive general manager for local business banking, Senior Manager Agribusiness, six years leading CBA’s Indonesian operations, and in China where he worked on developing CBA’s Chinese banking strategy. Symon also spent several years working for Rabobank Australia in Agri-Project Finance.

Mr. Brewis-Weston received the United Nations Women’s Empowerment Principles CEO Leadership Award in 2015 for his commitment to workplace diversity and community engagement.

Jonty Ephron

Jonty is an experienced international financial services executive, having held leadership roles in Australia, India and the UK. He brings strong leadership, strategic thinking and risk management experience to StockCo.

Jonty is passionate about agriculture and has worked closely with leading agribusiness enterprises in recent years which has given him insight and hands on experience in the sector.

Jonty holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Business Administration from Macquarie University and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand.

Management Team
Our Team 3

Marcus Kight

Marcus has been the managing director of StockCo since its inception. Over the 20+ year period he has been responsible for the development of the company which has grown in asset size from $3.5m to in excess of $300m, driven by a team of motivated and highly qualified people operating throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Our Team 4

Richard Brimblecombe

Richard is the CEO of StockCo Australia. He has over 20 years experience in senior management roles in financial services, commodity trading and processing, rural services and distribution. These roles were held with Suncorp, Namoi Cotton, Landmark and CBA. Richard is a long-time member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and holds a Master of Business Administration from Bond University. Richard is currently a non-executive director of ReNu Energy Ltd (ASX: RNE), is a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee. He was previously a non-executive director of the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) from 2011 to 2014. The GRDC has an annual operating budget of ~$200 million. Richard was Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, a member of the Commercialisation Committee and a member of the Finance, Risk and Audit Committee whilst on the Board of the GRDC.

Our Team 8

Tim Pryor

Tim joined StockCo in 2017 having worked for Bank of Queensland as Head of Agribusiness. Tim was introduced to StockCo in 2012 in his BOQ role having been a fundamental part of the underlying finance arrangements and due diligence completed by the senior debt club. Tim began his career working for rural agency business AWB Landmark. Tim then spent the next 12 years in senior Rural Banking roles across CBA, ANZ and most recently BOQ. Tim holds a Bachelor Degree in Animal Sciences and Production. He has a very broad rural and banking knowledge having experience ranging from client facing roles to engagement with executive leadership teams driving policy and strategy in an ASX listed regional Bank.

Our Team 9

Jeremy Cranswick

Jeremy joined StockCo in 2012 having worked for Crowe Horwath as leader of the Crowe Horwath Hawke’s Bay Audit Department. Jeremy began his career with KPMG Audit in Auckland before working as planning and forecasting manager for the largest Lloyds insurance syndicate. He has expertise in Audit and Assurance, the Finance and Insurance industries, as well as financial modelling and forecasting. Jeremy is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, has a Degree in Business Studies, a Graduate Diploma majoring in Economics, and a Post Grad Diploma in Accountancy.

Our Team 10

Michael Foote

Michael joined StockCo in 2005, bringing with him a wealth of Agribusiness experience through roles in the meat processing industry and a technical product development company. Michael’s role is focused around management and continuous improvement of the credit and security processes within the group. This includes the internal aspects of loan approvals, reviews and collections processes. He is responsible for the perfection and on-going management of our securities, and remains in close liaison with our customers, field team, and internal credit team and company legal advisors.

To contact Management, please contact executive assistant Rachael Hamblin via rachael@stockco.com.au or +61 417 684 179.

Agrifinance Managers
Our Team 11

Angus Creedon

Mobile: 0488 036 832

Region: Queensland

Our Team 12

Caitlin Pearlman

Mobile: 0426 294 439

Our Team 13

Hannah Anderson

Mobile: 0499 913 399

Region: Southern Australia

Credit & Customer Onboarding Team
Our Team 14

Merilyn Derwin

Our Team 15

Chris Stiven

Our Team 16

Anna Petersen

Our Team 17

Kandice Kemp

Our Team 18

Matthew Anderson

Our Team 19

Ash Kumar

Our Team 20

Tristan Sage

Customer Service Team
Our Team 21

Amy Colvin

Our Team 22

Theresa Maddaford

Our Team 23

Valen White

Our Team 24

Angus Findlay

Our Team 25

Sheree Thomsen

Our Team 26

Julie Turner

Finance & Admin Team
Our Team 27

Liz Donoghue

Our Team 28

Chris Hawkins

Our Team 29

Tom Bloor

Our Team 30

Felicity Salmon

Our Team 31

Marie McKinnon

Our Team 32

Kristy Duff

Our Team 33

Cam Elton