our people

stewart mcconachy

founder & chairman - FFT & managing director - P4

Stewart is the inventor of multiple ‘Patents’ for innovative design, development, build and implementation that include: Automotive Jack, Portable Sheep/Cattle yards, Food & Fibre Trace-ability platform plus the first ‘eNVD’(electronic National Vendor Declaration) for Meat Livestock Australia.  Stewart has forty plus years in Sales, Marketing and Management of Private & Public companies plus various other roles including: Deputy Chair - Agribusiness Council of Australia, Committee member - Emerging Sensing Technologies Summit 2018 and is a Speaker on IoT at the Emerging Innovation Summit 2019 in Melbourne.

Matt Makin

founding Director of fft

Matt is currently the Managing Director of Reach Agri in Timboon, Victoria which is a consultancy business specialising in Animal Health & Nutrition. Matt has been a former National President of the Australian Veterinary Association, plus a Mayor / Councillor on the Corangamite Shire (Western Victoria) and brings experience in the governance and the regulatory requirements facing the agriculture sector.

peter landers

Director of fft

Peter is a Fellow of CPA Australis (FCPA), Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand (FCA), Fellow of the Institute of Public Accountants (FIPA)and Fellow of the Institute of Financial Accountants (FFA). He is also a Registered Company Auditor,
Registered SMSF Auditor and Registered Tax Agent.
Peter is a Past President of the Geelong Chamber of Commerce and Geelong Business Club and has been a director of many organisations over his professional life of over 35 years.

Peter lubcke

technical manager -qag, iot and gps tracking

Peter brings to P4 with 39 years’ experience in the Telecommunications industry and a wealth of knowledge in Telephony, LAN, WAN and WIFI Networks. Peter has a strong understanding of the QuantifiedAG solutions and has completed multiple installations.
Peter was instrumental in the design of the Live Export project which monitors the health of livestock on export journeys - remotely.

Brent Woodward

North American operations manager

Brent is working with FFT to establish a base in the USA for our Biosecurity & Traceability solutions.
Brent's background in precision AG & Genetics is world class and he has worked with multiple 'Start-Ups' during his career.