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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

Andrew Morrison (LLB)

A partner with Morrison Mallett in Wellington, Andrew’s professional experience is in the areas of corporate and commercial law, primary industry issues, competition law and regulatory issues. He has extensive experience in advising on major corporate restructuring and projects, and merger and acquisitions on major meat, dairy and other primary industry reforms, and related primary industry law, practice and arrangements. Andrew has been StockCo’s legal counsel since inception, and brings a wealth of knowledge in the primary industries, including an in-depth understanding of livestock security issues, which is one of the foundations upon which StockCo’s success lies.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Agrifinance Managers

Angus Creedon

Mobile: 0488 036 832

Region: Queensland

Caitlin Pearlman

Mobile: 0426 294 439

Neil Alfred

Mobile: 0498 028 787

Hannah Anderson

Mobile: 0499 913 399

Region: Southern Australia

Credit & Customer Onboarding Team

Merilyn Derwin

Chris Stiven

Anna Petersen

Kandice Kemp

Matthew Anderson

Ash Kumar

Customer Service Team

Amy Colvin

Theresa Maddaford

Valen White

Angus Findlay

Sheree Thomsen

Julie Turner

Finance & Admin Team

Liz Donoghue

Chris Hawkins

Tom Bloor

Felicity Salmon

Marie McKinnon

Kristy Duff

Cam Elton