Western Australia Team

Burke Flynn

Burke Flynn

Senior Grain Broker
Burke Flynn

Burke Flynn

Senior Grain Broker

Burke joined the Grain Brokers team in 2020.

After completing a degree in Commerce at Curtin University, Burke worked for Gillette Australia in various roles based in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne before returning to WA to be closer to family and friends.

Burke has also worked for Olympus for 15 years managing the WA, SA and NT markets.

Outside of work, Burke enjoys spending time camping and fishing with his family.

Lachlan Murphy

Lachlan Murphy

Grain Broker

Lachlan joined Grain Brokers Australia having completed a Bachelor of Agribusiness at Curtin University. Lachlan’s interest in agriculture began through his father’s upbringing on a sheep and wheat farm, in Leeton, NSW.

The family now owns a farm in Bridgetown where he enjoys getting down to lend a hand. Lachlan is excited to further his knowledge in the grain industry and looks forward to working with growers across Western Australia.

Outside of work, Lachlan enjoys all things outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

Jaxon Ramm

Jaxon Ramm

Grain Broker

Jaxon joined Grain Brokers Australia whilst in his final year at Curtin University studying a Bachelor of Agribusiness. Jaxon grew up on his family farm in Dumbleyung and then moved to Perth to complete his secondary education.

His passion for agriculture and specifically grain brokering came from his upbringing on the farm and his strong interest in the grain markets. Jaxon is looking forward to expanding his knowledge in grain and global markets and working with WA growers.

Outside of work, Jaxon enjoys fishing, sport and going back to the farm to give his family a hand.

Oxana Yashina

Oxana Yashina

Grain Broker

Oxana has joined the GBA broker team to support our clients in the northern Kwinana and Geraldton port zones.

Originally from the Black Sea region, Oxana came to Australia in 2009 to complete her master’s degree.

She has over 10 years’ experience working in agribusiness in Australia including roles at GrainCorp, CBH and Milne AgriGroup.

Outside of work, Oxana enjoys her sports including weightlifting, CrossFit, and judo, as well as spending time with friends and family.

Jarrad De Cinque

Jarrad De Cinque

Associate Broker

Jarrad joined Grain Brokers Australia during the final year of his Bachelor of Agribusiness degree at Curtin University.

Jarrad has previously worked in coordinating business-to-business trades and marketing before changing direction to explore Grain Brokering. With a wide range of skills, Jarrad is looking forward to expanding his knowledge of grain in both local and global markets to further assist growers in WA.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family, hiking, and shooting.

Victoria Team

Katie Lindkvist

Katie Lindkvist

Grain Broker

Katie started working in Ballarat in 2010 in the Victorian Grain Industry primarily in grading specifications, logistics, and grower services.

She then transferred to the hay industry where she spent time in hay quality specifications, inventory control and trade management, and is very excited to extend her knowledge and experience in the grain industry and looks forward to working closely with growers across Victoria.

Callum Cooper

Callum Cooper

Grain Broker

Callum joined Grain Brokers after making the decision to move into grain marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Agribusiness from Charles Sturt University in Wagga Wagga, which is where his interest in international and domestic grain markets began.

Callum is excited to expand his knowledge in the grain sector and international markets and looks forward to working with growers in Victoria and New South Wales. Outside of work, he enjoys skiing, soccer and playing the bagpipes.

Tom Kourambas

Tom Kourambas

Grain Broker

Since completing a degree in Agriculture from the University of Melbourne, Tom has worked in the commodities space both in Australia and overseas prior to joining the Grain Brokers team in Victoria.

Tom is looking forward to using his skills and knowledge of global and domestic grain markets to assist growers achieve higher prices.

Outside of work, Tom enjoys playing and watching sports as well as spending time with friends and family.

New South Wales Team

South Australia Team

Management and Administration Team

Jeffrey Winspear

Jeffrey Winspear

Director

The need for a full brokering service to farmers in WA in the lead up to deregulation of the export grain industry was the reason behind Jeff starting Grain Brokers Australia.

Jeff founded Grain Brokers Australia (formerly Grainassist Perth) in WA in September 2007, after working for AWB in the eastern Wheatbelt.

Originally from a family farm in Gnowangerup, Jeff moved to Victoria to study at Marcus Oldham College in Geelong, before returning home to work in the grain industry in WA.

David Hanrahan

David Hanrahan

General Manager

David has worked in agribusiness in Australia for more than 25 years. His professional experience includes banking, grain trading (international and domestic), marketing, business development and senior management.

Past employers include Australian Barley Board (ABB), Grainco (Marketlink), Peter Cremer Australia and Mars Australia. David has a deep understanding of domestic and international grain markets and supply chains as well as a grassroots grasp of the needs and priorities of growers.

He has excellent relationships across all sectors of the agribusiness industry. David joined Grain Brokers Australia in March 2017 and is committed to the success of the business in this new phase of development.

Paul Moss

Paul Moss

General Manager

Paul joined GBA as our General Manager in March 2024. He is an experienced business leader who spent the last 7 years overseeing organisational performance for a successful business delivering medical and emergency response services to the Australian mining industry.

Paul’s approach to business is built on solid communication. He’s excited to build his knowledge and experience in the grain industry and looks forward to establishing strong relationships with Australian growers and GBA members to optimise client returns.

Outside of work Paul enjoys camping, surfing, fishing, family holidays and coaching the local junior footy team.

Kirsten Ross

Kirsten Ross

Operations Coordinator
Kirsten Ross

Kirsten Ross

Operations Coordinator

Kirsten joined the team at Grain Brokers Australia in November 2013. Kirsten grew up on the family farm at Jerramungup and moved to Perth to complete her secondary education.

She has previously worked as a Sampler at CBH for 3 years during the harvesting period. Kirsten comes to us at Grain Brokers Australia with a broad knowledge of all aspects of grain growing, livestock management and office experience which she has gained during previous employment.

When not at work, Kirsten enjoys catching up with friends and family and getting to the beach.

Lucy Alderson

Lucy Alderson

Marketing Administrator
Lucy Alderson

Lucy Alderson

Marketing Administrator

Lucy joined Grain Brokers in 2020 and works part time in the Perth office.

She is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce major in Finance at Notre Dame University.

Outside of work and study, Lucy enjoys sailing and visiting her farming friends to lend a hand.

“Thanks to the excellent advice and strategic insights provided by Grain Brokers, I have been able to maximise my farmgate returns. I would highly recommend their grain marketing expertise to anyone looking to achieve similar results.”

Gordon - Kojonup, WA

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