one of 3 original Owners and driving force behind the success of IAF in the 30+ years since its origin.
Geoff has been a player in the Industry for over 40+ years bringing experience from the likes of Tom Piper, SPC and Ardmona in Senior Sales/Management roles.He brings a wealth of knowledge and contacts to both IAF and the Industry....
Thoroughbred Horses and Racing (passionate would be a word too small)
has recently joined IAF travelling from Japan to live in Australia permanently. Taizo has an extensive portfolio in both procurement and sales to the Asian market He was an important component in the start up business between JP-NZ carrot processing plant and sales to the Japanese market. Taizo is a specialist in all things tomato and pineapple for both the industrial market and Food service.
Hiking/Biking and all things outdoors/drinking Japanese Saki.
Jayne has been a long term employee of IAF starting as receptionist/office admin some 20 years ago.
Jayne has worked her way through customer service/imports clerk and into sales which brings a lot of local knowledge to the role. Jayne also has a strong relationship with Suppliers both in Australia and overseas.
Live shows/sport/music as well as travel.
Ron joined our team at IAF in February 2017. Ron's background is in Sales to the Food Industry mainly Food Service. He has been in the industry for 25+ years. From owning a business to working for multinational gourmet food service company.He is passionate and dedicated to his career and strives in assisting clients through innovation and adding value to their business.
Home renovation, gym, movies, family time, and investing free time helping homeless people to a better quality of life.
Customer Service Team
Our customer service team is a friendly and helpful unit...
Marina is another new member to IAF starting with us in late 2015 and is also a young mother of 3. Marina's passion is Customer Service and she brings a lot of knowledge and communication skills to her role.
She is always the most pleasant of persons to talk to and will help out customers in anyway she can.
A valued team member who is also a great cook!
Baking (such an artist with cakes and decorating), singing.
Gaye has been with IAF for over 15 years and has seen a lot of changes along the way. along with her role in Customer Service Gaye organises all our sampling and sends these out in a very timely manner.
She is also our receptionist (with the cheerful voice) and all round good gal.
Walking her dogs/watching scary movies/enjoying a wine or 2 on the back deck.
Imports/Exports and Logistics
our imports/export expert, Richard has been working at IAF for a few years now having previously worked in the importing of Tea and Coffee to Australia industry.
Originally from South Africa and a tragic cricket and rugby fan...ah but he has also embraced AFL following the mighty Hawks! not such a bad guy after all. Richard can help out with any of your shipping logistics etc.
Renovating bathrooms (not) live sports and watching his son score goals in Basketball.
Financial controller at IAF for 10+ years.
A good wine and meal.
Bookkeeper, Kaye is another long term employee of some 18 years, she has brought a lot of experience to her role at IAF for any inquiries re your accounts please do not hesitate to get in touch with our very friendly Kaye.
Travel (far and wide) Vietnamese food.
QA and Technical
Ryan has a degree in commercial chemistry and has a long history within the industry, Ryan's father Geoff Lynn was the founder of ''The Product Makers'' so Ryan grew up with R+D/Technical running through his veins not to mention the practical side of learning from such a highly regarded professional.
Ryan looks after all things QA and Technical at IAF - he is our HACCP representative and sets the standards for our suppliers.
For all things relating to Certificates or Technical information please contact Ryan.