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Email: info@stockco.com.au
Address: Suite 4004, Level 40, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane QLD 4000
GPO Box 376, Brisbane QLD 4001

Our Team

Group Directors

Tom Russo

Tom is a member of Elders’ executive committee and is currently national General Manager of the Real Estate division.
A corporate lawyer and agribusiness executive, Tom has extensive experience in project managing large scale asset sales in Australian agribusiness, having successfully completed numerous transactions valued at several hundred million dollars in recent years. Tom has previously been the Chief Executive of a specialist international law firm and practiced as a corporate lawyer with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, complex contractual projects, corporate governance and intellectual property.

Doug Snell

Doug joined StockCo in 2020 as the Chief Executive Officer after 8 years in various roles at BOQ, including General Manager (GM) of Business Banking and Agribusiness for Bank of Queensland (BOQ). Doug has had a long association with StockCo, with BOQ being a foundation financier in 2015. Doug began his career in the finance sector 30 years ago in international trade finance, where he first experienced working with primary producers and specifically meat exporters. He then transitioned into Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate and Commodity Risk Management where he was again involved with primary industries in production and supply chain management. Prior to BOQ Doug held numerous roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for 8 years including Head of Global Markets for Singapore, Hong Kong and then Queensland before becoming GM of Regional and Agribusiness for Qld, NT and Specialised Agribusiness Solutions nationally. Doug is a respected and experienced Agrifinance executive who is committed to supporting agricultural businesses.

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.

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.

Management Team

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.

Doug Snell

Doug joined StockCo in 2020 as the Chief Executive Officer after 8 years in various roles at BOQ, including General Manager (GM) of Business Banking and Agribusiness for Bank of Queensland (BOQ). Doug has had a long association with StockCo, with BOQ being a foundation financier in 2015. Doug began his career in the finance sector 30 years ago in international trade finance, where he first experienced working with primary producers and specifically meat exporters. He then transitioned into Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate and Commodity Risk Management where he was again involved with primary industries in production and supply chain management. Prior to BOQ Doug held numerous roles at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for 8 years including Head of Global Markets for Singapore, Hong Kong and then Queensland before becoming GM of Regional and Agribusiness for Qld, NT and Specialised Agribusiness Solutions nationally. Doug is a respected and experienced Agrifinance executive who is committed to supporting agricultural businesses.

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.

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.

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.

Tristan Sage

Tristan is the General Counsel for the StockCo group. He is responsible for overseeing StockCo’s legal needs, together with regulatory compliance, governance and securities management. Tristan joined StockCo in 2019 after spending eight years working in private practice specialising in litigation and dispute resolution, including time in both top tier and regional law firms. He is experienced in dealing with complex legal issues and resolving them in a practical way.

Tristan is a member of the New Zealand Law Society, an associate member of the Institute of Directors and holds bachelors degrees in law, biochemistry and biological sciences.

To contact Management, please contact our Executive Assistant by submitting an enquiry through the contact page.

Agrifinance and Regional Livestock Managers

Chris Howie

Mobile: 0408 842 331

Region: National

Angus Creedon

Mobile: 0488 036 832

Region: Queensland

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Toby Hammond

Mobile: 0488 666 648

Region: New South Wales

Michael Phelan

Mobile: 0499 913 399

Region: Victoria

Wade Cargill

Mobile: 0498 028 787

Morgan Walker

Mobile: 0455 021 096

Caitlin Dearden

On Extended Leave

Charlotte Baker

Mobile: 0431 834 482

Jane Hampson

Mobile: 0434 615 970

Camilla Glasser

Mobile: 0427 439 222

Credit & Customer Onboarding Team

Merilyn Derwin

Chris Stiven

Anna Petersen

Kandice Kemp

Matthew Anderson

Ash Kumar

Andrew Moyes

Matt Wallis

Customer Service Team

Julie Turner

Theresa Maddaford

Valen White

Jemma King

Alexandra van Asch

Chanelle Horn

Elle Rands

Elle Rands

Julie Williams

Finance & Admin Team

Liz Cameron

Chris Hawkins

Tom Bloor

Felicity Salmon

Marie McKinnon

Anna Lawrie

Cam Elton

Leanne Wilson

Jordan Bottriel