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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.
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.

Brett Goodin

Brett Goodin

Director

Brett Goodin has 30 years’ of international financial services experience with a focus on investment management, international law, regulation and compliance.

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 

Scott McKay

Scott McKay

Chief Executive Officer

Scott is an experienced Chief Executive and now consultant with involvement in leading and growing businesses across the supply chain sector.

Kieran Carvill

Kieran Carvill

Director Business Development

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.
Tim Gurney

Tim Gurney

Manager, Business Development 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.

Antonio Calabrese

Antonio Calabrese

Chief Financial Officer

Antonio has more than 15 years’ experience working in mergers & acquisitions, capital strategy and valuations. Antonio started his career at KPMG Corporate Finance where he worked on a range of advisory assignments, structuring transactions, executing acquisitions and undertaking valuations of infrastructure assets and companies.

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 Manager

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.

Craig Roberts

Craig Roberts

Manager - Compliance, Quality & People

With more than 30 years experience in mining, earthmoving local government, electricity and construction in roles as diverse as operator, supervisor Works/Project Manager, HSEQ Manager and Corporate Services Manager, Craig has a wealth of experience across all levels of business.

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. 

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.

Riddhi Trivedi

Riddhi Trivedi

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Riddhi Trivedi joined T-Ports in March 2022.  She previously held management roles in Transportation, Retail, Defence, Health, Justice & Immigration as well as corporate recruitment. She holds double master’s degrees in HR and has more than 7 yrs of experience in Recruitment and People Operations nationally and internationally. Riddhi aspires to make T-Ports an employer of choice and to deliver reliable, safe outcomes for clients.

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.

Aiman Tareq

Aiman Tareq

Finance Officer

Aiman is part of the finance team at T-Ports, having worked in finance accounting and audit in different parts of the world, namely UK, Bangladesh and Australia. He did his accounting qualification ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountant) as well as his accounting Bachelor in the UK gaining membership in 2015 having an array of different experiences in both start-ups as well as big 4 audit firms like EY.