The Elynx Leadership Group
Emily Pollock – Testing and Product Deployment Lead
Emily leads our StockMate testing team and works hard to ensure only the highest quality product is released. She also plays a significant role in station-based training for StockMate.
Emily’s background includes management roles in a major feedlot in central Northern NSW and she received ALFA’s Young Lot Feeders Achievers Award in 2016. While not at work, Emily enjoys bushwalking, fishing and camping with her family.
Hayley Roseby – Product Development Manager
Hayley was raised on a mixed cropping and sheep farm near Narrogin, WA. Unsure what to study at university, she commenced work at a friend’s cattle feedlot and fell in love with the beef industry. In 2010, she joined a (much smaller!) Elynx team in Queensland, and discovered a passion for assisting clients and designing software solutions. In the years since, Elynx has grown substantially, and Hayley now manages a team with whom she is delighted to spend each day, on a product she thinks is fabulous!
Since 2010, Hayley completed an MBA, added four children to the mix, and met her idol Celine Dion. When she’s not at work, Hayley loves to spend time with family and friends, and you may even catch her belting out a tune!
Kieran Mollison – Support Operations Manager
Kieran started with Elynx in April 2008, after working at a large Victorian Feedlot for 19 years. During her time at the feedlot, Kieran worked in many roles gaining significant experience in all aspects of feedlot administration and management.
When Kieran started with Elynx, it was a small company with three employees. In the 13 + years, it has grown to employ around 20 staff and a number of external contractors.
Kieran’s role as Support Operations Manager encompasses all aspects of the core feedlot programs, including new developments, overseeing bug fixes, program testing, client liaison and support, and product sales. Kieran enjoys working with Elynx’s eight technical support staff to assist clients and new customers with their feedlot program needs and is passionate about ensuring each interaction is a positive experience.
On a personal note, Kieran enjoys gym sessions, hiking with her dogs in the hills surrounding her northeast Victorian home, and cycling on the local rail trails.
Kim Lute – Administration Manager
Kim’s role within Elynx is wide ranging. She manages Elynx’s accounting systems, including complex payroll processes; oversees our social media presence; manages logistics and travel, policy documentation and HR processes.
A beach girl at heart, Kim nonetheless has made Toowoomba her home. She and her husband have an active social life with family and friends and enjoy travelling whenever they can.
Scott Ferguson – CEO
Scott took the reins of Elynx in late 2015 just as the company was initiating its first mobile App developments and tinkering with cloud based applications. Over the period since then Scott has been committed to delivering software which supports livestock management in Australia and offshore. He is intent on ensuring that Elynx develops products that are robust, logical, scalable and effective.
Scott has nurtured rural interests all his life. With Elynx, he has been able to couple that orientation with the satisfaction found in working with an exceptional team to deliver an industry leading product suite.
Andrew Cliff – Core Product Senior Manager
Andrew has overseen the progressive development and customization of our core feedlot product suite for many years. Prior to his involvement in Elynx he led software initiatives for one of Australia’s largest feedlots and worked as a software developer in the UK and New Zealand.
Andrew and his wife live happily on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland where he spends his days writing code and providing close support to our technical support team and other developers.
Anthony Gray – Chief Technical Officer
Anthony led the development of Elynx’s StockMate Application for six years prior to assuming the role of CTO for the company. He has a background in mechatronic engineering, IT systems management and software development.
Developers, Technical Support Consultants & Software Testers
Jess Donovan – Technical Support Consultant
Growing up on a sheep and cattle property on the Granite Belt led Jess to pursue a career in Agriculture, starting by completing a stint at Longreach Pastoral College, majoring in Sheep and Wool. An opportunity to work at a large corporate Feedlot secured the next 15 years, working from the Induction Shed, Feed Allocations, Accounts, Weighbridge, Feedlot Administration, HR, Safety and Management roles and everything in between. An opportunity to work for Elynx arose in early May 2021 and, in addition to being a valuable member of our Tech Support Team Jess is doing some software testing for the StockMate development.
Jess lives along with her husband on a small sheep and cattle property and enjoys the sport of Clay Target Shooting in her down time.
Padmika Herath – Architect & Senior Software Developer
Prior to joining the Elynx Software development team in August 2020, Padmika had deep experience as a full stack developer and software architect working in the USA and in Sri Lanka. He and his family relocated to Australia in the middle of Covid lockdowns in early 2021 and he now has a pivotal role with the team upgrading Elynx’s feedlot sofware suite.
Pahan Seneviratne – Software Developer
Pahan assumed his role as a full stack Software Developer with Elynx in October 2019 and, since then, has been a key member of the team developing the StockMate application and website.
He migrated to Australia with his wife in April 2019 and prior to that he was working as a Senior Software Engineer for a global software solution company in Sri Lanka for seven plus years.
Pahan and his wife enjoy travelling and spending time with family and friends. He prepares a very mean Sri Lankan street food called Kottu (which he hasn’t shared with the team yet). He is also very passionate about anything related to automotive and building his 4wd as a tourer to travel around the country.
Janelle Slade- Software Tester and Technical Support Consultant
Janelle grew up in the bush on a hobby farm with cattle and horses. Janelle’s background is in Retail Management and Feedlot Administration, with 20 years of experience in these sectors. In the feedlots, she was happy to get her hands dirty by helping in the induction, draft sheds, and pen riding. Janelle has been with Elynx for over 3yrs assisting clients with technical support for our core feedlot products as well as specialising in StockMate and being a part of the StockMate Testing Team.
Janelle’s passions are her horses, camping, and trying all things crafty in her spare time.
Irantha Jayasekara – Software Developer
Irantha is an experienced full-stack software developer who has been employed by eLynx since September 2019. He is particularly focused on the development of the StockMate web interface and on refinement of the StockMate App.
Born in Sri Lanka, Irantha graduated with a degree in Software Engineering, worked there for 8 years in the software industry and moved to Australia in 2019.
When he’s not behind the screens, he likes to do paintings with oil colours and play video games for hours until his wife gets mad at him.
Michelle Ballard – Technical Support Consultant
Michelle joined the Elynx Technical Support Team as a Tech consultant in 2022 following years spent in feedlot administration, customer service and HR Management.
She grew up in NW Qld, assisting with her parent’s trucking company, and filled her days working at Mine sites and for Trucking Companies although Michelle’s heart was in Agriculture. In recent years she moved to the colder end of the state and found her passion in the Feedlot Industry’; working both on the ground as a Pen Rider and in the office in Accounts and HR.
Michelle resides on a Cattle Property, on the Dumaresq River, with a small collection of hand raised cows and horses. In her spare time she frequents the gym with her kids and competes in Equestrian events across various states and in the National Finals. Michelle has secured multiple qualifying positions to travel to America and is starting to compete at Rodeos.
Susan Taylor – Technical Support Consultant
Susan is a highly experienced Technical Support Officer with deep knowledge of the entire suite of feedlot products and also of the StockMate application. She was closely involved in the development and rollout of StockMate and is contributing to the development of our upgraded Feedlot suite.
Susan is always looking for a good book to read and loves the outdoors. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends camping, beach and bush walking, and gardening.
Dana Kennedy – Technical Support Consultant
Dana joined the Elynx Technical Support Team in 2022 and was previously employed in feedlot and pastoral contexts including on the family farm.
Bronwyn Anderson – Software Developer
Prior to commencing with Elynx several years ago, Bronwyn was a software developer working for a major regional Australian Bank. When not at work she is a devoted mother and an accomplished double bass player.