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Grower Contacts

Our Grower Services Team is here to help you utilise the best farming practices and increase productivity.

Kevin Quinlan REV

Kevin Quinlan

Supply Chain Manager

Email: kquinlan@marquis.com Phone: +61 408 243 028

Contact the Grower Services Team

Email: growerservices@marquis.com
Phone:
Lismore +61 2 6624 3900 or
Bundaberg +61 7 4155 9377
Alternatively, reach out to our team directly on their mobile numbers listed below.
Simon REV

Simon Andreoli

Grower Liaison Officer – Bundaberg

Email: sandreoli@marquis.com Phone: +61 401 710 810

Karina-Griffin REV

Karina Griffin

Grower Liaison Officer – Lismore

Email: kgriffin@marquis.com Phone: +61 438 878 310

Matt-Weinert REV

Matt Weinert

Grower Liaison Officer – Lismore

Email: mweinert@marquis.com Phone: +61 438 644 136

Mark Whitten REV

Mark Whitten

Grower Liaison Officer – Lismore

Email: mwhitten@marquis.com Phone: +61 429 826 510

About Kevin Quinlan

Kevin has worked as a horticulturist in the macadamia industry for 15+ years’, he has provided advice and assistance to growers on all aspects of production and has also conducted several research projects to improve our understanding of the macadamia nut. Kevin has also worked as an agronomist and believes in ensuring a balance between farm profitability and sustainability. Kevin has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (First Class Honours) from the University of Sydney.

About Simon Andreoli

Simon was born and raised in Bundaberg and has a long farming family history, dating back to tobacco crops in the early years. More recently they have produced crops with sugar cane, tomatoes, capsicums, cucurbits, melons, peanuts and soybeans. Simon’s previous role includes Agronomist for a local fertiliser and chemical reseller, Bureau of Sugar Experiments Stations BSES and working for Northern Agri Services. He graduated from QAC with Rural Techniques Agronomy.

About Karina Griffin

Karina gained a passion for the agricultural industry whilst growing up on mixed enterprise farming in Cowra NSW, these included asparagus, sheep, broadacre crops and dryland pastures. After completing her undergrad at UNE in Armidale she started her career running pesticide field trials in Bundaberg, Queensland. This led her into her PhD research at CQU in Bundaberg on copper pesticide resistance in plan bacterial diseases. Prior to joining Marquis, Karina had spent many years within the agricultural industry on various research, teaching and development roles focusing on crop protection and plant health.

About Matt Weinert

Matt was born and raised on a farm west of Toowoomba in Queensland. Matt is a plant pathologist and has worked in horticulture for most of his career. Prior to joining Marquis Matt worked for Australian Quarantine and Inspection Service (AQIS) conducting surveys of northern Australia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea for exotic pests and diseases that threaten Australian agriculture and the environment. Matt has also worked for the Queensland and New South Wales Agriculture Departments in industry development roles with avocados, mangoes, citrus and bananas.

About Mark Whitten

Mark grew up on a grazing property and has always had a close affinity with the land and an appreciation of growing food and fibre. Mark has previously worked for Department of Agriculture and Food on soils extension projects and Queensland Department of Agriculture and Food on sugarcane best practice projects and has worked for a fertiliser cooperative.

Mark has studied natural resource management and agriculture at UNE.