Our People

Di Cullen

Australian Customer Service and Logistics Manager

Di grew up on rural properties and loves camping and all outdoor adventures with her family. Her multifaceted career includes a background in Accounts, Office Administration and the Hospitality industry. In her free time, she loves tending to her garden, cooking and beekeeping which helps her veggie patch. With over 4+ years with Ecrotek, Di is Australia's Ecrotek customer service guru.

Desmond Rodrigues

Procurement Manager

Desmond has been with Ecrotek for 7 years. He has made his way to now be our procurement manager. He liaises with our suppliers and makes sure stock is ordered and gets to our warehouses. He works closely with all our various teams within the business and makes things happen. He is a key member to our Ecrotek Team.

Desmond is a keen beekeeper and is very knowledgeable with all our products and often helps our customers with advice and questions.

Jacob Heard

Business Development Manager - Australia

Having grown up in Southern Victoria on a Sheep and Wool farm agriculture is in the blood. Although beekeeping is new to Jacob, it has become a major interest and he can’t wait to have a hive of his own. With a background in Merchandise and Business management Jacob looks forward to developing relationships with clients and working for them to get the best result possible. Jacob is always up for a chat and here to help!

Greg Smith


It's often said that Greg is a part time director and a full-time beekeeper, so if you want to talk beekeeping, this is your man! Heading the product and operations team, Greg is always busy finding out new ways we can help beekeepers.

Archita Flora Mallick

Customer Experience Coordinator

Originally from India, Archita has a culturally and linguistically diverse background; having worked in India, in the UK and now in Australia that she calls her home. With her passion in travelling, Archita delights in interacting with people and learning their stories. Her keen interest in sustainability, organic farming and in nature has finally been rewarded when she landed in the Beekeeping territory. She hopes to own her own hive someday.

Having got her Masters in Marketing and IT has empowered her further to take on multiple roles of customer experiences and marketing support.

Robert McConnell

Manufacturing Manager

Rob has joined us as the Manufacturing Manager in 2023. He brings us his exuberant persona and 40 years of expertise from his previous stint as an Electrical and Air conditioning and refrigeration contractor.

An explorer by heart, he loves to travel the world and go for fishing expeditions. When not on fishing adventures, he loves to spend time with his big and happy family especially watching his grandkids play sport.