MEET THE TEAM

ROY A PRESTIA

HEAD OF OPERATIONS

Roy Prestia has a vast and varied experience in business management and finance. He was educated at Sydney’s prestigious ‘The King’s School College’ and later completed his tertiary education majoring in business and economics at the University of Technology. Roy took a roll in a large fruit and vegetable import and export corporation, running the business 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.

roy@qfmt.com.au

NATALIE EATON

OFFICE MANAGER

With a wealth of experience spanning over 10 years in all aspects of office administration, Natalie joined the team at QFMT as the Office Manager in January 2019.

Natalie has extensive experience in all facets of labour management having worked for one of the largest strawberry operations in Queensland. Natalie specialises in all aspects of office administration, payroll, and the day to day running of the QFMT team, as well as managing the recruitment team and handling all payroll and staff enquiries over email.

office@qfmt.com.au

AUDERY LAM

PAYROLL OFFICER

Audrey graduated from Monash University in Victoria with a Bachelor of Business, accounting degree. Audrey joined QFMT 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 is a valuable part of the QFMT team.

Audrey has in-depth experience in all facets of bookkeeping, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and payroll with proficient and accurate data entry skills to update and correct documentation and manage collected data. Audrey has the ability to speak multi languages such as Mandarin, Cantonese, and English and in addition to this holds a Diploma of Interpreting (Mandarin – English). In her role at QFMT, Audrey is responsible for invoicing, processing of visa forms, and payroll.

DAVID LIM

NATIONAL TRAINING SPECIALISTS

David has been with QFMT since its inception and has risen the ranks to hold the position of National Training Specialist, drawing on his years of experience in managing workforces for some of the largest farms in the region.

Specialising in all aspects of on farm training through both initial and secondary training, David is responsible for ensuring that 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 QFMT, and his 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 the QFMT Office.

Shoko is from Japan and has completed English and Korean language courses in her university back home.

One of her dreams was to live overseas and Shoko 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 a working holiday in Australia.

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

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

ROCELLE PRESTIA

ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT OFFICER

Being a family business, Rocelle works alongside her husband and Managing Partner, 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 farming, find suitable placement within the berry industry.