Our People

We are motivated and passionate. We work to ensure we have the right number of people, with the right skills, in the right place and at the right time.

The Board

Rob Chapman

Rob Chapman

Chair

Rob Chapman is a Director of T-Ports and principal investor in ICAM. He provides strategic advice to the Board and Management.

Andrew Polkinghorne

Andrew Polkinghorne

Director

Andrew is a grain producer at Lock, South Australia, where he farms nearly 7000 hectares with his family.

Stuart Ballantyne

Stuart Ballantyne

Director

Stuart has been Chairman of Sea Transport Corporation since its inception in 1976. Stuart has been the principal consultant and tactician for numerous large successful projects.
Scott Jaffray

Scott Jaffray

Director

Scott is the CEO of Duxton Asset Management Pte Ltd; Group CIO and a shareholder of Duxton. 

Freddy Bartlett

Freddy Bartlett

Director

Freddy has more than 20 years of experience within the funds management industry, having worked in Adelaide, Sydney and London. 

Freddy is the Managing Director of ICAM and Executive Director of ICAM Retail Funds Management Pty Ltd and an equity owner of both businesses.

Ken MacArthur

Ken MacArthur

Director

Ken is an experienced project and structured financier / commercial advisor with more than 30 years’ industry experience.

James Forbes

James Forbes

Director

James is a Managing Partner of Australia China Investment Fund (ACIF) who through their affiliates are providing subordinated debt and equity investment to the Trust.

Kieran Carvill

Kieran Carvill

Chief Executive Officer

Kieran’s background is in shipping and grain trading and he has worked with a number of well-known global companies in the industry.
Michael Garry

Michael Garry

Secretary

Michael is an experienced corporate lawyer who has advised some of Australia’s biggest corporates and funds on their most complex and strategically critical transactions.

Senior Management 

Kieran Carvill

Kieran Carvill

Chief Executive Officer

Kieran’s background is in shipping and grain trading and he has worked with a number of well-known global companies in the industry.
Mark Antushka

Mark Antushka

General Manager – Construction & Commercial

Mark has more than 20 years’ experience in management of business, project and commercial developments in the grain industry.
Reid Toogood

Reid Toogood

General Manager – Operations

Reid has extensive senior leadership experience in the agribusiness, energy and construction sectors.

Tim Gurney

Tim Gurney

Manager, New Business and Client Relations

Tim has a wealth of experience across the agriculture sector in SA. He is a driven and experienced professional who strives to consolidate credible and solid relationships with clients to build upon business growth and success together.

Julie Marsh

Julie Marsh

Human Resources Manager

Julie is working with T-Ports as Human Resources Manager. She has extensive experience in the corporate world including construction and labour hire companies.

Claire Wilde

Claire Wilde

Chief Financial Officer

Claire Wilde joined Duxton Asset Management in March 2018 and is responsible for overseeing the finance function for T-Ports as well as the newly listed Duxton Broadacre Farms.

Management 

Jeff Cowan

Jeff Cowan

Terminal Manager

Jeff is an experienced leader and manager of people with 18 years’ experience working in the bulk handling industry. This has included customer service, work health and safety, risk mitigation, developing stakeholder relationships (internal and external) and planning and development.

Daniel Mooney

Daniel Mooney

Maintenance Supervisor

Daniel has more than 14 years electrical experience, including seven in the grain industry. Daniel is an experienced electrician by trade and has worked across automated and industrial electrical applications.

Phil Durell

Phil Durell

Project Manager, Storage & Handling

Phil is an experienced consultant specialising in bulk commodity handling with a demonstrated history of working in the export of grain and woodchips as well as managing production operations at a senior level.

Steve Pelecanos

Steve Pelecanos

Harbour Master

Captain Steve Pelecanos has been in the maritime industry for more than 50 years. He has held command of vessels engaged in international trades, has been Harbour Master and a pilot at a number of ports and has managed a shipping company. 

Danylo Lyzlov

Danylo Lyzlov

Master

Dan is an experienced maritime professional and ship’s captain with more than 13 years’ experience in the marine industry. He has extensive knowledge and experience in the marine industry on bulk carriers, platform supply vessels, anchor handling tug supply vessels, passenger and merchant vessels. Dan is master of the transhipment vessel, MV Lucky Eyre.

Support Team

Suzanne Irvine

Suzanne Irvine

Customer Services

Suzanne is responsible for assisting T-Ports growers and clients with customer service enquiries. Suzanne has developed a strong knowledge of the broad range of service needs of both grain growers and grain buyers.

Tasha Potgieter

Tasha Potgieter

PA to CEO / Administration

Tasha provides administrative support to the Chief Executive Officer and the Management team to assist in the day to day operations of T-Ports.