Management Team

  • Alan has more than 40 years experience providing commercial expertise and guidance in the management and growth of medium to large Australian companies. These industry sectors are as diverse as Mining, Manufacturing and Distribution, Finance and Human Resources. In the 1960′s and 70′s Alan worked with Mount Newman Minin... Read More
  • Ken has more than 20 years experience in the manufacturing and distribution business sector. He joined RLF in 2000 and was appointed Managing Director in 2002. Since this time he has assumed responsibility for the development of strategic supply alliances that has enabled RLF to offer a comprehensive range of crop productio... Read More
  • Dr Nassery is a Plant Physiologist and heads the company’s Research, Development and Technical team. He joined RLF in 1995 and brings the knowledge and enthusiasm for the industry with over 40 years experience gathered from a variety of senior government, research and commercial positions. Hooshang has an extensive intern... Read More
  • Guan Hock is a Certified Practicing Accountant and is responsible for the company’s finances in Australia, and in China. Prior to joining RLF in 2007 he worked in both Mainland China and Malaysia, assuming company and group accountant roles for organisations with turnovers exceeding $45m. Guan Hock speaks fluent Mandarin ... Read More
  • Grant joined RLF in 1999 and has extensive experience in fertiliser and broad acre farming enterprises. His early experience in family farming operations in Western Australia underpins his ability to establish long term relationships with many of Australia’s leading growers in the dry-land and irrigated broad acre markets... Read More
  • Dr Lu is responsible for operations throughout China and has significant management experience in both the Western and Eastern fertiliser markets. His business development and management credentials are further supported by PhD in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. His expertise is highlighted by several senior appointments ... Read More
  • Xuetang brings a diverse knowledge of the agricultural business gathered over fifteen years of high level management and strategic development experience with respected companies and research institutes in China. These experiences have their strong foundation in the technological advancement of systems involving seeds; esse... Read More
  • Melanie brings strong academic and career-based experience to company operations. She joined RLF in 2007 and assumes responsibility for the Material Procurement Division. Her previous experience with one of China’s largest ammonium nitrate producers, the Kaifeng Chemical Industrial Group, afforded significant internationa... Read More
  • Carl graduated as Doctor of Philosophy (Polymer Chemistry) from the University of Queensland in 2008. Following a further twelve months of postdoctoral studies as a Research Scientist in Queensland, he gained working experience in both product development (in Victoria) and as a Senior Research Chemist (in Western Australia)... Read More
  • Gavin Ball is the RLF director responsible for Global Markets. Mr. Ball has over 25 years hands-on skill and intellectual expertise in the start-up, development, growth and ongoing management of business. He has operated a diverse range of businesses aligned with real estate, telecommunications, retail, media and technology... Read More
  • Carol commenced service provision for the company in 2013 and is an Executive Consultant providing Communications, Media and Policy advice, authoring, targeted marketing strategies and editing services. Her professional career as an Executive Manager with responsibility for large staff teams gives her an extensive and insig... Read More