Our Team

MEET THE FEED CENTRAL TEAM

SALES TEAM

David Clothier

National Sales Manager

David coordinates with our web, phone, and regional sales team to deliver quality hay throughout Australia.

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Anthony Balzer

Regional Sales Manager

Anthony handles the incoming enquiries from our website and manages new customers looking for quality hay.

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Neville Janke

Regional Sales Manager & Fertiliser Specialist

Nev has been helping long-term users of hay and grain to experience the Feed Central way of sourcing quality feed for cattle since 2011.

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Alex Smith

Regional Sales Manager

Alex works across Southern New South Wales and regularly travels along the coast and inland, meeting with farmers

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Tom Little

Web Sales Coordinator

Tom recently joined the team and is in a training period as a key support to the sales team, specialising in web sales,

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QUALITY SERVICES

Kimberley Detmers

Quality Services Operations Manager

Kimberley grew up on a small property surrounded by cattle and poultry most of her life and has a passion for agriculture.

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Stephen Page

Grower Services Manager

Steve started his working career with Elders working throughout Queensland for 9 years. In 1991 Steve took on the

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Jeff Collingwood

Business Development Manager of Grower Services

Jeff’s role of Business Development Manager within the Quality Services team see him enhance client relations and drive business growth

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Sharan Gundry

Laboratory Assistant

Sharan joined the Feed Central team as Quality Assurance Assistant supporting Kimberley in her role.

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Tilea Fleming

Administration Assistant

Tilea liaises with hay growers, arrange inspections, conducts visual inspections, and gathers all the necessary information for

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Vanessa Walker

Grower Services Co-ordinator

You can find Vanessa answering the phone, helping sort the daily delivery of feed tests for the lab, or helping out anywhere in the

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ROVING INSPECTORS

Danny Dunne

Central Highlands, Victoria

Danny has owned and worked on farms his entire life, and enjoys learning how other hay growers do things when working as a hay

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John Taylor

Northern Victoria

John has a diverse agricultural background which includes running his own small farm forestry enterprise. He has been a familiar

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Jim Delahunty

Wimmera Region, Western Victoria

Jim Delahunty, a proud farmer from the Horsham area, has an unwavering passion for agriculture and broad experience as a grower,

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Ariane Parker

New England & Northern NSW

Armidale-based Ariane has previously worked on farms, stations, and in the genetics research sector. She still works in the

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Ben Wright

Central NSW

Ben has specialised in haymaking for nearly 20 years and committed his life to providing high-quality hay services.

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Jeremy Boddington

South East South Australia

Jeremy has extensive experience in haymaking and farming. With a background in family farming, Jeremy has spent three

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Anthony Lines

Flinders Ranges, SA

Anthony Lines is a Flinders Ranges local and a third-generation hay farmer. Anthony and his sons, Ashely and Bradley are all trained hay inspectors,

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Jim Harris

Goldfields Region, Victoria

With over five decades of farm business ownership, Jim has recently transitioned into a semi-retired role where he brings his

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Wade Alexander

Burnett & Central Queensland

Wade is a flying rover who has a passion for farming and aviation. While operating a lucerne hay and beef cattle enterprise he also

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ADMINISTRATION AND LOGISTICS

Mark Gierke

Operations Manager

Mark fills the role of Operations Manager at Feed Central, where he leads the operational activities for the

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Emma Nuttall

Logistics Coordinator

Emma ensures carriers are assigned to loads and hay is delivered on time. She has a background in quality

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Nicci Gilbert

Administration Coordinator

After finishing High School, Nicci completed her Diploma of Accounting and worked in accounting firms for a number of years.

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Rachel Baskerville

Receptionist

Rachel brings a wealth of experience to her role at reception, serving as the initial point of contact for our customers,

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BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION

Mark Jocumsen

Commercial Manager

Mark oversees a wide spectrum of internal technology management and new digital project development and execution.

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Megan Ford

Events Coordinator

Megan plays a central role in managing sponsorships and events at Feed Central. Her responsibilities encompass organising events,

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Jill Parker

Innovation and Growth Specialist

Jill comes originally from WA, with most of her farming experience being achieved over 20 years as co-owner

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Derek Kirstenfeldt

Development Manager

Derek has a diverse background in dairy farming and cattle. Growing up in this environment instilled in him a

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Susannah Birch

Digital Marketing Specialist

Susannah Birch is a marketing professional who specialises in the digital space. She earned her Master’s degree

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OUR DIRECTOR

Tim Ford Feed Central

Tim Ford

Managing Director

Tim established Feed Central in 2002 and is the Founder and Managing Director.

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