Meet The Team

  • Cameron
    Cameron Angel

    Cameron’s passion for feeding livestock stems from his extensive agricultural background and has led him to specialise in supplying the intensive livestock industry with dependable commodities. Founder and managing director of Fodder Link, Cameron has a wealth of knowledge in optimising performance. Cameron possesses a commercial mindset, acquired through operating breeding, backgrounding and feed lotting programs, boasting extensive trading experience in rural commodities. This diverse skillset allows him to effectively engage with stakeholders and achieve desired business outcomes for both parties. All professionalism aside, he simply loves feeding cattle.

    Cameron has built a passionate team that actively practise the principles and promises of Fodder Link, where all employees care about the buyers, care about the suppliers, care about the carriers and care about the animals fed.

    Outside of work, you will find Cameron cheering for his kids at a range of sporting events, sweating it out at the CrossFit gym and spending quality time with his family. He also won’t pass on the opportunity to go for a fishing trip with his mates!

  • Rachel
    Rachel Packer Angel

    Rachel’s current role in Fodder Link is Sales, although often finds herself working alongside Cameron on new projects and working closely with clients to find products to fit each of their requirements. While many of the Fodder Link team come from an agricultural background, Rachel grew up on 5 acres on the outskirts of Brisbane with small livestock. Having loved that lifestyle, she also quickly learned upon the commencement of her role at Fodder Link, that feeding one biscuit of lucerne to a horse is very different to the scale of our customers’ requirements. Rachel is always keen to learn about new products and ways to feed livestock so she can help customers achieve a positive outcome.

    Rachel’s professional experience prior to Fodder Link was in the construction industry as a project manager, particularly in renovations and new home construction sectors. It is this experience in managing multiple customers projects and expectations, that Rachel’s ability to work with clients continually exceeds and achieves such positive outcomes and customer relationships. Her understanding, bubbly disposition and ‘can do’ outlook is much valued within the team.

    In Rachel’s down time you’ll find her on the sidelines with Cameron juggling kid activities; lots of Rugby, netball and swimming. Rachel loves to be in the kitchen baking and is continually attempting to make enough to satisfy the never-ending hunger of teenage boys. Cameron and Rachel attempt to prioritise fitness in a local CrossFit gym daily, and while both enjoy the group fitness, they say neither will ever be at the CrossFit games!

  • Helen
    Helen Armstrong

    Helen’s official title at Fodder Link is the Contracts, Logistics and Operations Manager but take away the title, Helen is happy to be contacted at any time to assist with all types of enquiries. Helen commenced with Fodder Link at its beginning, firstly working in a part-time capacity but then as Fodder Link expanded, joined the team on a full-time basis.

    Helen has derived her genuine passion for agriculture and, in particular, livestock from her years as a partner in sheep, goat and cattle enterprises, firstly in the Riverina and later in Western New South Wales where, despite the flies and the dust, she was happy to be outdoors. Whilst living on a 60,000 acre property North-East of Bourke, Helen learnt resilience and the importance of animal welfare in a harsh environment.

    Helen’s experience in logistics comes from roles as a Logistics Manager for a major grain trading company and many years before this, with a livestock transport business and a refrigeration transport company. From one end of the supply chain to the other, Helen has acquired a vast knowledge, all whilst working in an industry she is passionate about.

    In Helen’s spare time, whenever possible, she spends time with her three grown up daughters and chocolate Labrador. A night camping out west is Helen’s ideal getaway and she would never go past a good winery without the desire to stop in.

    Helen is dedicated to providing first-class customer service and will always welcome your call, whether it be about accounts, contracts or logistics.

  • Mikaela
    Mikaela Brown

    Mikaela started at Fodder Link as our Feed Testing Development Lab Officer in early 2021 after graduating from the University of New England with a Bachelor of Animal Science majoring in Livestock Production, with a great interest in animal nutrition, ethics and welfare. Mikaela’s work has increasingly grown the Fodder Link feed testing laboratory and the team is excited to see future developments take place.

    Mikaela’s enthusiasm for the Australian agricultural industry stems from a young age, growing up on a small property in Southeast Queensland around horses and cattle. This passion only grew during her time working as a jillaroo on a property outside of Eidsvold, where she had the opportunity to work with stud bulls that she showcased at Beef Week 2015.

    In her spare time Mikaela enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and her cheeky kitten. Otherwise, you will find her playing mini golf or exploring and camping. She never passes up an opportunity to go bush walking.

  • Gina Simpkins

    Gina joined the Fodder Link team at the beginning of July 2022 as Helen’s offsider and an Administration All Rounder. Gina’s ability to work alongside a wide range of people in her current role can be accounted to multiple years of experience in Administration, before working as a Weighbridge Attendant.

    It wasn’t until her teenage years that the Agricultural lifestyle was introduced to her, having grown up and lived on the Sunshine Coast despite her Dad being as rural as they come. Gina quickly grew to enjoy the area and what it presented, now residing in a small country town away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

    In her spare time Gina enjoys attending Country Music Festivals with a large side of camping, all the while taking the time to appreciate and enjoy the sights and sceneries that may present. She’s never one to turn down a cold beer and a yarn, often heading to her local pub to catch up on all the weekly town news.

  • Steve Sostheim
    Steve Sostheim

    Steve’s title at Fodder Link is a grower liaison officer and quality inspector. Commencing his role with the team in 2019 and based in Horsham, Victoria, Steve maintains trusted partnerships with our valued growers in Southern States. His commitment to assessing quality parameters of fodder in depth enables Fodder Link clients in the North to purchase product sight unseen with full confidence.

    Steve holds a wealth of knowledge in the agricultural industry, from beehives to wool. He dedicated 30 years as a wool buyer before stepping into the hay industry 10 years ago in the export sector before joining our team. Steve thoroughly enjoys being part of rural interactions and assisting growers in listing and marketing their product.

    Steve’s ability to build such strong and trusted connections with clients is an expertise Fodder Link value greatly, and his constant drive to achieve profitable outcomes for all involved in the industry never goes unnoticed.

    Steve has been involved in the beekeeping industry for 25 years, and with 7 grandchildren, he has no problem filling in spare time!

  • Oliver Carson

    Oliver joined the Fodder Link team as National Commodities Specialist in early 2022.

    Oliver’s passion for agriculture stems from being born and raised on his family’s dairy farm at Irrewillipe in southwest Victoria. Oliver brings a solid understanding of animal nutrition and agronomy to the team, having managed the family dairy farm milking and breeding 650+ stud jersey cows, handling the beef operation and leading intensive cropping and pasture-based systems.

    Well regarded in the dairy and wider agricultural industry, Oliver has a great understanding of farming from a grower’s perspective and appreciation of the relentless work in intensive feeding of beef and dairy cattle.

    Oliver’s strength is relationship building, working in partnership with our valued growers and customers in the Northern States. He holds a Certificate III and IIII specialising in dairy.

    In his downtime, you will find Oliver with his wife and their two daughters. He is in his element exploring the great outdoors hunting and fishing with daughters in tow.


  • Rhiannon Hughes

    Rhiannon is the newest team member of Fodder Link. She brings a wealth of enthusiasm and administrative skills to the table.  Rhiannon joined the team as Cameron and Rachel’s offsider and is a member of the Sales and Marketing Support team. She strives to exceed customer’s needs and assist in any way she can.

    In her spare time, you can find Rhiannon spending time with friends, family, and teammates on the hockey field. Rhiannon will never say no to staying inside and reading a good book or partaking in a movie marathon.

  • Joel Kennedy

    Joel’s title at Fodder Link is Inspections and Product Development Manager. Commencing his role in 2022 and is based in Wagga Wagga, New South Wales. Joel strives to provide the highest quality product to customers.

    Joel’s passion for agriculture comes from his extensive background in the industry. He was born and raised on a sheep farm in Crookwell, NSW, and was a sheep shearer for 8+ years in the Southern Tablelands area. Joel has also worked in the nutrition sector and has a background in premix nutrition as well as full feed pellets and TMR.

    Joel is dedicated to providing the best customer service and will always welcome your discussions.

    In his off time you can find Joel wherever his kids may be or out on a river fishing. Joel is a proud supporter of the Canberra Raiders and the Brumby’s and will not say no to watching the footy.

  • Jacquie Hood

    Jacquie’s role at Fodder Link is the Financial Controller, managing all aspects of the accounts sector and assisting in other various administrative tasks. Joining the Fodder Link team in 2021, Jacquie has quickly excelled in her role.

    Jacquie has 20 plus years experiencing in the accounting field, working for business including VicRoads, Russell Corp Sherrin and Spaulding, Electrolux, Sleepmaker and PFD Foods.

    With an expertise in streamlining processes for time and costs savings, making accounting more user friendly for non-accountants and customer service to both internal and external clients, Jacquie is an integral member in the Fodder Link team.

    Jacquie won’t say no to a long walk on the beach, where she enjoys spending days with her family and 2 children and cooking for her loved ones.