WOA - The Management Team

Jay Albany

Jay Albany

Chief Executive Officer

Jay has spent his career building better networks to access quality food, and is keen to build a new channel that connects consumers to regenerative farmers in WA.

Miranda Stamps

Miranda Stamps

Chief Operating Officer

Miranda brings Wide Open Agriculture both the passion of a lifelong foodie and more than 20 years of leadership experience driving complex product development and implementation in the global education sector.

Matthew Skinner

Matthew Skinner

Chief Financial Officer

With a Finance and Management career spanning Australia, the UK and the Middle East, Matthew brings extensive experience in managing complex and fast changing business environments.

Richard Longbottom

Richard Longbottom

People and Culture Manager

Joining the team in early 2022, Richard was drawn to WOA because of the company’s deep commitment to great and necessary change and an enthusiasm for doing things differently.

Merilyn Elson

Merilyn Elson

Product Strategy and Innovation Manager

Merilyn's background is in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry, where she worked for a WA family-owned food manufacturer for over 30 years.

Jo Leopardi

Jo Leopardi

State Sales Manager, WA

Jo is an accomplished franchise owner of 20 years within Australia and New Zealand. An experienced business leader with demonstrated strategic planning, problem solving and team building abilities

Brad Dack

Brad Dack

Operations Manager

Brad spent 15 years working for CBH Group in operations management and logistics. After a brief time in the construction industry, he returned to agriculture where his passion is.

Hayder Al-Ali

Hayder Al-Ali

Senior Food Scientist

During Hayder's PhD program, he worked extensively on optimising lupin protein extractability, techno-functionality and palatability.

Scott Hogg

Scott Hogg

Financial Controller

Scott is a Chartered Accountant and has held various Commercial Manager roles across well-known Food and Beverage companies.