MEET THE TEAM

ROY A PRESTIA

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Roy Prestia has a vast and varied experience in business management and finance. He was schooled at Sydney’s Prestigious The King’s School College in Sydney and after completing his tertiary education majoring in business and economics at the University of Technology Sydney. Roy took up a roll running a large fruit and vegetable Import and export corporation, running and working closely with local farmers in establishing large growing areas of fresh produce for local supermarket chains and for the export market, successfully supplying fruit into Asia. With his experience in dealing with growers worldwide, Roy took the role as head of operations for QFMT, using his knowledge in training and management to help coach new employees through their initial phases of employment.

NATALIE EATON

OFFICE MANAGER

With a wealth of experience spanning over 10 years in all aspects of office administration natalie Joined the Team at Queensland Farm Management and training as office Manager in January 2019.

Natalie has extensive experience in all facets of Labor Management having worked for one of the Largest Strawberry operations in Queensland. Natalie specializes in all aspects of Office administration, Payroll, and the day to day running of the QFMT team, as well as managing the recruitment team in the office and handling all payroll and staff enquiries over email.

Natalie is married with two children and in her spare time loves motorbike riding and outdoor adventures with her family.

Natalies email for any enquiries is office@qfmt.com.au

SALLY ZHANG

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Sally has her Bachelor degree in Accounting and Business Management at Griffin University in Queensland. She joined CPA Australia in 2017. Sally speaks fluent Chinese and English she is helpful in assisting workers who arrive in Australia with language difficulties.

Sally has been working in the agricultural sector since finalising her degree in 2014. She is responsible for all Accounting and payroll, and all day to day financial matters for the company.

Sally acts as a Chinese interpreter to our Chinese Working Holiday visitors that wish to engage in working for a short period in the Berry Industry in Australia.

AUDERY LAM

PAYROLL OFFICER

Audrey Graduated from Monash University in Victoria with Bachelor of Business and Accounting degree. And Joined Queensland Farm Management and Training in August 2020 to assist in all facets of payroll and financial administration. Equipped with broad and solid knowledge of business and finance and familiar with accounting procedures, process, and software.

Audrey has an in depth experience in all facets bookkeeping, account receivable, account payable, and payroll with proficient and accurate data entry skills to update correct documentation and manage collected data. Audrey also has the Ability to speak multi languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, and English and in addition to this holds a diploma degree of interpreting (Mandarin – English) In her Role at Queensland Farm Management and Training Audrey is responsible for invoicing, processing of visa form, and payroll.

DAVID LIM

NATIONAL TRAINING SPECIALISTS

David has been with Queensland farm Management since its inception and has risen the ranks to hold the position of National Training Manager, Drawing on his years of experience in managing workforces for some of the largest farm in the region.

Specializing in all aspects of on farm training both initial and secondary training, David is responsible for ensuring at all workers are trained and able to perform their duties in the best possible manner.

Whilst also ensuring continued personal development for all our staff David also acts as the welfare manager for Queensland farm Manager and training and is approachable manner makes him a great sounding board for all staff that have any questions or queries.

David is married with two adorable daughters and in his spare time has a passion for soccer and is quite the handy Goalkeeper !

SHOHKO MURABAYASHI

PLACEMENT CONSULTANT

Shoko is a Placement Consultant for QFMT Office.

Shoko is from Japan; Shoko has done English and Korean language courses in her university back in Japan.

One of her dreams was to live overseas and travelled to many places before she came to Australia. Shoko decided to do her working holiday in Canada when she finished her university degree in history and language. One year of working in Canada, Shoko went back to Japan and started working. Shoko did not give up on her dream to live overseas, so decided to do working holiday in Australia.

Shoko started her working holiday with a strawberry farm managed by Rodney and Roy Prestia and finish her 88days and was granted her 2nd year visa. One year later, September 2019, she was offered a job with Queensland Farm Management and Training as a placement consultant.

Shoko has been managing Japanese, Korean and other nationalities start there working holiday dreams.

DONGYING WEN

PLACEMENT CONSULTANT

Wen Joined the team at Queensland Farm Management and Training as a placement consultant in August 2020 after conducting her own farm work on strawberry farms in the area.

Wen has extensive experience in a wide range of business both in Australia and Abroad having previously worked for four years in Consulate General of Mexico in Guangzhou china , as Spanish Interpreter in Visa Department.

As a trilingual speak being fluent in Chinese mandarin, Spanish and English, Wens ability to speak these languages is valuable to the team whom and enables her to communicate with workers whom Chinese and Spanish is there preferred language.

Wen is well travelled having also gained Two years working experience as freelancer English/Spanish interpreter, visiting wholesale markets and factories with clients in Beijing and Guangdong.

During her spare time Wen is a lover of the Outdoors and especially the great beaches that Queensland has to offer.

SIMON LERRO

INDONESIAN PLACEMENT CONSULTANT BALI

Simon has a vast background in management and training having worked in Security and various Roles in Bali throughout his long career.

Simons Role in our organization is to provide advice, education and guidance to those residents of Indonesia wishing to undertake farm work in Australia.

Working out of Bali, Simon is a recruitment specialist who provides honest and transparent advise to all those wishing to make the leap to Australia to undertake Farm work.

ROCELLE PRESTIA

ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT

Being a family Business Rocelle works alongside her husband and Principal Rodney and her Brother In Law Roy in the office as an administrative support officer.

Rocelle works with new recruits on induction and registration answering all questions relating to paperwork and assisting in the filling out of all registration forms.

Rocelle is also Tagalog speaking and assists many Australian Filipinos who wish to work in the farming industry find suitable placement within the berry industry.