Executive Profiles

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Nathan Beven
Managing Director

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P. 0458 658 659

Nathan is our Managing Director and co-founder of Pak Fresh Handling. Nathan has over 18 years experience with International Air Freight and handling exports. Nathan is responsible for driving the company and its growth over the past 10 years.

Nathan’s a strategic thinker and manages the business commercials/accreditations and development throughout Queensland, South Australia and Regional New South Wales. Nathan's strong industry relationships and his ability to foster an atmosphere that encourages its people and vision is a reason why Pak Fresh Handling is such a respected brand today!

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Adam Wright
Director

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P. 0413 901 346

Adam is a Director and one of the founding partners of Pak Fresh Handling. Adam has been in the airfreight industry for over 20 years and has evolved through the ranks as a result of sheer determination and a knowledge base that can only come from ‘hands on’ experience.

Adam's management of cargo handling facilities along with also 20 years of ground handling experience means Pak Fresh Handling has a leader when it comes to operational knowledge either inside CTO operations or on tarmac.

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Chris Kane
Risk Control Manager

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Chris has worked in Cargo Terminal Operations, Safety, Security and Property for over 22 years with experience in Safety Systems, Auditing and Behavioural Management. He recently worked at the Brisbane Markets in Operations and Compliance Management with a focus on Access Control, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Forklift Incident reduction and Covid/ Flood disaster response. Chris Interests include Surfing, Jujitsu, Running, Collecting vinyl records and Family.

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Thomas Jackson
Business Support Manager

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Thomas is our Business Support Manager; originating from day-to-day operations.
Thomas provides a high-level of support and business intelligence to the management team.
He is responsible for analysing financial and volumetric datasets and equipping state managers with key performance metrics for “next step” decision making. Thomas also contributes heavily to business improvement projects, as well as managing training and licensing nationally. With operational experience and a Bachelor of Information Technology, Thomas is a vital component to the growth of Pak Fresh Handling.

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Leah Nanninga
National Group Administrator

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P. (08) 8234 4222

Leah manages the Administration and Marketing functions for the PFH group out of the Adelaide office.
Leah also provides high level support to each of the State Managers when required and manages the relationships with external suppliers. Leah’s experience lies in Account Management, Business Planning and Project Coordination.

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John Mason
General Manager (Group Commercial)

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P. 0418 548 346

John Mason has been in the Aviation Industry for over 30 years. He has worked for major International and Domestic Airlines, and in the Specialist Contract Aviation Business. John has been involved in all aspects of Air Cargo, Door to Door Express Services, and Logistics, and has held Executive and GM Roles in those businesses.

In the last few years, he has been called on to develop and implement strategic plans for new businesses within the Aviation Logistics Industry. John is a vital part of our Pak Fresh Handling commercial team and works closely with Nathan in Aviation related development and alignment of wholesale services nationally.

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Georgia McCabe
PFH Sales Manager

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P. 0499 018 481

Georgia is one of our executive leaders based in Queensland. Georgia’s experience is diverse within the freight industry including management positions in forwarding both air and sea. Georgia has collectively over 25 yrs experience specializing in International Air Freight.

Working for major international forwarders along with international airlines means she brings a wealth of hands on experience and knowledge to our team and valued customers.

Georgia’s drive and determination is second to none, she represents everything we stand for at Pak Fresh Handling!

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Iain Flockhart
CTO Manager QLD

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P. 0419 644 469

With over 40 years’ experience within the freight industry encompassing Sea Freight, Courier Fleet Management, Freight Terminal Management, Airport Management and  Project Management Iain has a wealth of senior level experience to bring to our business. Iain is a leader who looks for opportunities to create more and better results, with creativity and teamwork. He is passionate about his role as a leader and committed to providing high-quality support to his team. Having worked  across a comprehensive range of freight logistics folios Iain enjoys aligning systems with processes and people to provide the customer with a simple enjoyable experience.

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Joseph Cannone
Operations Manager BNE


Joseph is our Brisbane Cargo Operations Manager. Joseph is a highly experienced valued leader and has been with the group for over 10 years. His ongoing guidance and support shown to peers is a reason why our BNE team’s culture is highly efficient across all service offerings. Joseph continues to drive his team and the day-day operations, his work ethic along with attention to regulations/compliance ensures this branch continues to excel in a forever changing industry.

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Chris Griffiths
VIC & NSW CTO Manager

P. 0421 050 910

Chris has 30 years in the industry and over 20 managing airfreight, road freight and airport operations around the country.
Relationships are the most important thing for Chris serving the customer and working with teams to build trust in the service we offer. Through the years he has learned the value of integrity, systems, teamwork, innovation and focus of service delivery.

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Harry Christou
Branch Manager SA

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P. 0417 084 152

Harryr's exceptional knowledge of our business across both International and Domestic sectors has made him our ‘go to’ guy in South Australia. Originating from a retail produce background, he has also managed logistics divisions for larger companies.

Harry's understanding of export handling licenses, and daily operations ensures the facility runs smoothly in Adelaide with all industry stakeholders.

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Hayley Smith
Branch Manager SYD

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P. 0408 631 988

Hayley has over 12 years’ experience within the Air Freight industry, specialising in Perishable Cargo, both Air Freight and Seafreight (Retail & Wholesale).

Hayley has been working closely with Australian Quarantine over the years and has a wealth of experience in licensing & accreditations within the Perishable Air Freight market. Customer knowledge and feedback is Hayley’s biggest driver, maintaining a positive culture within the Pak Fresh Handling Sydney team and it’s ongoing.

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Robert Hall
Branch Manager DRW

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P. 0477 247 072

Robert is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of working in logistics supply chain and mining/construction capital equipment industries. Skilled in Supply Chain, Negotiation, Operations Management, Sales, Strategic Planning, and Sales Management, he is a strong operations/sales professional with a real passion in opening Northern Australia to global markets by working with industry to develop sustainable and commercially viable supply chains by road, air and sea.