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:

Finance Manager

Vicki Thomson

Vicki is a Certified Public Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry. She is responsible for the financial management of the business and oversees the Santrev finance team. Vicki takes pride in providing accurate and timely reporting both within the business and to external stakeholders. With a Masters’ degree in Commerce, Vicki has a focus on continuing education and staying current with changes in technology and systems development. This supports her emphasis on continual improvement within the business.

In her spare time, Vicki enjoys spending time with her family, running, yoga and being outdoors.




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 boys. 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 joined Santrev in 2015 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.

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 is also responsible for the marketing activities for Santrev Solar including keeping online platforms updated, creating new content and growing awareness.

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 25 years’ experience in the construction industry. He is a licensed carpenter, registered builder, and qualified Project Manager. Adam has a focus on client delivery, undertaking any challenge, adopting a team ‘win-win’ outcome. This builds successful ongoing relationships, with an engaging safety culture. Adam is ‘hands-on’ from conception to completion accounting for every detail throughout every project.

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, Diploma in Project Management and is undertaking a Diploma in Building and Construction.

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



Project Scheduler

Mathew Fleming



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