Meet our Team

Brett Freer

CEO

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Brett Freer

CEO

Brett Freer was appointed CEO of Regional Livestock Exchanges (RLX) in November 2022 following the decision to bring management services in-house and in a move that signalled the next stage in RLX’s maturity and growth prospects.

Brett is an experienced agribusiness, infrastructure, and logistics executive.  Across Director and senior executive roles at Nutrien, Landmark, and AWH, Brett led significant transformation programs, operated a network of bulk handling infrastructure assets, led M&A activity from identification through to integration, and held several Board roles. Prior to that Brett worked as a senior consultant in the corporate strategy practice at PWC.

With his own small farm running cattle near Mansfield in Victoria, Brett is passionate about the Australian agricultural industry, its long-term economically and environmentally sustainable growth, and the benefits it creates for regional communities and the nation.

Brett is married with two young daughters and, when not running RLX or his farm, tries to find some time to enjoy cycling.

Chris Oddie

CFO

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Chris Oddie

CFO

Chris commenced as CFO for  RLX in April 2023.

Chris is a Chartered Accountant (Member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand) with over 30 years’ experience including Senior Management Executive Roles in Publicly Listed organisations in Agribusiness, Logistics, Professional advisory and Financial Services. Chris has extensive experience in leading Business Transformation and Growth strategies through Technology , continuous improvement, M&A and focus on outcomes. He has been actively involved in the agribusiness sector for decades including advisory roles to Tasmanian Vineyards, Commercial Horticulture business, Senior Roles with Elders Australia and New Zealand.

Outside of his corporate career, that has include roles in Tasmania, Victoria and Overseas, Chris is a former player of Football (Soccer) , NPL level coach and enjoys staying fit with the occasional bike ride.

Mark Howard

CQLX Operations Manager

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Mark Howard

CQLX Operations Manager

Jeff Paull

CVLX Operations Manager

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Jeff Paull

CVLX Operations Manager

Miles Hazel

CRLX Operations Manager

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Miles Hazel

CRLX Operations Manager

Marc Osciak

NVLX Operations Manager

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Marc Osciak

NVLX Operations Manager

Ty Stanton

CTLX Operations Manager (acting)

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Ty Stanton

CTLX Operations Manager (acting)

Steve Davidge

HRLX Operations Manager (acting)

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Steve Davidge

HRLX Operations Manager (acting)

Michelle Mair

IRLX Operations Manager

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Michelle Mair

IRLX Operations Manager

Steve Davidge

TRLX Operations Manager

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Steve Davidge

TRLX Operations Manager

Tim Keys

Southern General Manager

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Tim Keys

Southern General Manager