Santrev Dream Statement

Our dream is to assemble an innovative, committed and professional team of people to develop new systems to produce world-class agricultural solutions.

Working in partnership with farmers and industry leaders to research and develop efficient, high-performance complete systems that include equipment, buildings, and management techniques.

Our partnerships with clients continue well beyond the completion of individual projects so we can understand fully what is important to each and every grower we work with.

An honest and reliable family culture at Santrev is an important foundation to deliver for our clients.



The Santrev Team consists of:

Payroll and Accounts Payable

Suzanne Green

Sue is of great importance to all the Santrev staff as Payroll/Accounts Payable Officer bringing over 25 years’ experience in the Accounting field. Sue enjoys her job using her wealth of knowledge and skills from previous fields including Mining, Waste Management, and Education to solve problems, strengthen relationships with our suppliers and communicate with our clients to keep them up to date on their account status. Sue brings to Santrev an Associate Diploma in Accounting.

In Sue’s spare time she’s playing with her dogs Maddie and Milo and spending time with her family.



Payroll/Accounts Assistant

Sandy Freiberg

Sandy joined the team in 2014 with a certificate II in Business and Administration and over 10 years’ experience in administrative roles. Sandy has a vast knowledge of accounts payable/receivable, payroll, data entry, bank reconciliation, debt collections and customer service. It is important to Sandy to succeed in all aspects of her role.

In 2014 Sandy was located in South Australia as Onsite Administrator assisting the Project Managers, Site Supervisors and onsite crew with the administration, payroll and accommodation. She moved back to Queensland in 2017 now assisting in Payroll and Accounts.

In Sandy’s spare time she enjoys fishing and camping with her family.



Sales Manager

Erich Illemann

Erich has attained a BSc Agricultural Economics Degree undertaken at the University of Natal, South Africa. He enjoys being a part of the Santrev Family and providing the best value for money options to clients which both meet their needs and which go further to exceed their expectations.

Erich has over 20 years’ experience in Agriculture. He understands first hand the commitment required to operate a successful farming enterprise. Erich’s strength is taking the time to listen to clients working together with them to arrive at the most cost-effective shedding option for their circumstance.

Erich is passionate about pursuing business in a way which not only adds value to the stakeholders concerned but to the wider community and protecting the environment.

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Business Development Manager

Jarrod Trevanion

Jarrod started with Santrev in 2005 after completing a building apprenticeship. Jarrod has been a Construction Site Supervisor for 10 years and having spent time in the Poultry Industry he has gained over 15 years of industry knowledge.

Jarrod brings a wealth of experience from assisting in the Management of a Santrev built broiler farm, Project Management of a farm built in Victoria and working in Santrev’s fabrication workshop. Jarrod is excited to join the Sales team as a Business Development Manager and is passionate about building and promoting strong, long-lasting customer relationships by partnering with them and understanding their needs.

In Jarrod’s spare time he loves spending time with his wife and baby boy. Jarrod also loves to travel and is a huge fan of Australian rules football and horse racing

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Sales and Marketing

Ruby Gough

Ruby is most passionate about creating and driving solutions to marketing challenges. She strives to improve and upskill her talents always willing to undertake any task.

Each task is always different, and Ruby enjoys keeping our clients well informed about our latest builds/news, meeting deadlines for events and introducing new innovations relating to the marketing world at Santrev.

Ruby joined Santrev in a Purchasing and Administrative role whilst undertaking a Cert III in Business Administration. In 2017, she began working in the Marketing and Sales department whilst undertaking Marketing courses to develop her skills further.

In her spare time, Ruby loves traveling, exploring new places and is infatuated with her pooch.

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Construction Manager

Adam Berry

Adam has a passion for all things construction bringing over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is a qualified carpenter and QBSA registered builder. He enjoys building new working relationships with clients providing them with clear concise communication throughout the project and ensuring the project deliverables are achieved with minimal disruptions.

Adam puts his all into every project and is always upskilling his talents. He has a Cert IV in Building and Construction and is earning his Diploma in Project Management.

In Adam’s spare time he loves spending time with his family and is a rugby enthusiast.



Procurement, Logistics and Imports

Chris Bishop

Chris earned his Bachelor in both Business and Psychology as well as a Diploma of Project Management. He pursued a career with ENERGEX in a graduate role as a Project Manager on substation projects. Chris moved along his journey working on several large projects including the substation upgrade for the Wivenhoe project and ESK community.

Chris is passionate about traveling and his role provides him with many opportunities to travel abroad including the opportunity to relocate to Hamley Bridge South Australia in 2010 as Project Manager for the Inghams 24 shed breeder facility.

Chris took over procurement and logistics in 2014 and works within the operations department to ensure deadlines are met by having material to sites as they are required. Chris enjoys the satisfaction after a job has been successfully completed.



Administration Assistant and Operations Support.

Shania Swann

Shania enjoys coming to a friendly workplace as every day is different with the bonus of seeing photos of baby chickens in the sheds. Shania is the first point of call for head office taking pride in providing clients with quality customer services and ensuring that all customers queries and questions are attended to by the right person in reasonable time. She is responsible for the daily administrative duties of the company. Shania recently completed her Cert III in Business Administration and has moved into an Administration and Operations support role.



Chief Executive Officer – Santrev Solar

Justin Brown

Justin is an accomplished Project Manager with 20 years’ experience leading projects across health, oil and gas, coal mining, transport logistics, rail and steel making industries in the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. His passion is identifying, scoping and introducing innovative technologies and innovation into mature industrial and agricultural markets. Justin is keen to lead the conversion of the poultry sector to solar energy sourced power helping farmers take back control of their energy costs, improve operational profitability and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions