Malec employs more than 300 people around Australia.

Matt and Joanna’s legacy stands strong in all aspects of the operation including the multicultural diversity of people who work at Malec. The family orientated culture still runs strongly till this day and that’s the “Malec Way”. It’s our pleasure to introduce you to our team.

The management team

Matt Malec
Matthew Malec
Owner and Director
Matthew has been operating and growing the business since 1997, leading with passion and his unique can-do approach to meeting customer’s needs and challenges with drive and determination.
Daniel Turner
Daniel Turner
Chief Operations Officer
Daniel comes with an extensive knowledge of the transport industry and look after all regions regarding Logistics.
Andrea Male
Andrea Male
Chief Financial Officer
Andrea joined the buisness in 2018 bringing experience in FMCG, adding value through innovation along with sound leadership of finance professionals and cross functionally.
Matt Malec
Ray Pedersen
Chief HR / WHS Officer
Ray has more than 20 years in business development in the resources industries and brings a reputation for simplifying and improving business systems that improve our operational effectiveness and efficiency.
Kevin Zhou
Kevin Zhou
International Log Sales Executive
Kevin joined Malec in 2014 with more than 11 years of experience in the log export and international trade sector. Kevin leads our international growth and internal export plus import compliance teams.
Andrew Mahony
Andrew Mahony
Resource and Development Executive
Andrew has a diverse background in grain brokering and construction management. Since joining Malec in 2018, Andrew has focused on resource procurement and developing commercial partnerships opportunities.
Justin Yu

Justin Yu

Senior Executive

Justin looks after the documentation and shipping team building relationships with international clients and keeping an eye on productivity and wood supply.

Matt Edwards

Matt Edwards

Senior Executive

Matt joined us from corporate banking with overseas expertise and Chinese product development and importing. He has been integral in our expansion, building and leading a strong team.

James Harris
James Harris
Project Manager / IT Solutions
James has worked around the globe with Malec. Bringing a wealth of experience in Logistics, management, yard operations and software integration.
Nadia Hedges
Nadia Hedges
Bio Security Compliance Coordinator
Nadia leads our biosecurity compliance department, ensuring all imports and export activities meet relevant national and international standards.
David Rizzoli
David Rizzoli
Operations Manager – New sites
David joined our Sydney team with more than 15 years of experience in exporting logs to China and running his own transport company in Victoria.
Diana Serra Ensabella

Diana Serra Ensabella

Head of Legal

Diana’s background includes comprehensive knowledge in commercial law, as well as litigation and dispute resolution law, she also has specific experience in plantation and agribusiness matters forestry rights and agreements.

The Yards

Paul Scott

Melbourne

Paul Scott

Operations Manager

From his humble beginnings delivering orange juice at an early age Paul now has over 20 years in transport management and yard operations experience.
Jason Webb

Sydney

Jason Webb
Operations Manager
With over 23 years of operations experience in DP World Port Botany and various project work around Australian Ports Jason has a wealth of knowledge in terminal logistics, project and transport work.
Nathan Evans

Brisbane

Nathan Evens

Operations Manager/Chief Financial Officer

Nathan is an experienced all rounder. He has been with Malec for over 10 years, Nathans expertise mean Malec hits the ground running every time.

Adam Mason

Adelaide

Adam Mason
Operations Manager
Adam has worked in the financial services industry and has led the startup of our branches with people skills, team building and business relationship management.