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Michael Wood

Managing Director

“Getting to know the growers and customers, finding the best solutions for their particular requirements is the greatest motivation for me”

Michael as Managing Director of Rural Logic joined the company in 2005. He has a strong affinity to the grain production (grower) sector of the industry and is also heavily involved with many ‘post farm gate’ supply chain businesses.

In addition, he offers his services and knowledge to many ‘Industry Good’ sectors.

  • Grain Trade Australia (GTA) – appointed to the Board in October 2011 is
    • Chair of the GTA Commerce Committee,
    • Member of ESG and Board Governance Committee,
    • Member of the Trade and Market Access Committee,
    • Member of the Dispute Resolution Committee,
    • Former Deputy Chair of The Board,
    • Former Chair of the Membership Committee.

Commercial Background

  • State Manager of ABB Grain (formerly the Australian Barley Board) – 4 years.
  • Australian and New Zealand Grains Manager – International Malting Company (MaltEurop).
  • Founding Manager – Stockfeed Company James & Son (Australia) – 1990 to 2000. Established successful operations around Australia, Argentina and assisted in NZ, England and Scotland.
  • Diploma Applied Science (Agriculture) – University of Melbourne (formerly Dookie College)

More information about Michael on LinkedIn

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Amy Stokes – Sales and Logistics

“It is important to me that our growers and customers get the best service & knowledge on offer to complement their business.”

Instrumental in building the business, Amy has been with Rural Logic since its start in 2002. Her experience of over 25 years covers many aspects of the grain industry with roles in trading, grain buying, quality control, freight and logistics and grain administration.

Commercial Background

  • Quality Assurance and Raw Materials buyer – Barrett Burston Maltings.
  • Grain and Ingredient buyer – QAF Feeds at Corowa.
  • Grain Trading – Pivot Limited
  • Bachelor of Agricultural Science – University of Melbourne
Barley crop near Thiepval, Somme France
Rain , hail or shine - Rural Logic stockfeed mix being delivered to a dairy farm.  NW Tasmania