Paradigm Foods

Paradigm Foods

Behind the brands.

Behind the brands.

It’s the people that make a team.

along with a love for meat

We’re a group of passionate people who love what we do – and that’s an unwavering commitment to making meat better.

Our team has been assembled around our partners, ensuring we build deep supplier and customer relationships, so we all share in success. We believe offering the best products and service starts with a happy, healthy and high-performing team.

We’re a company that believes in work life balance and flexibility, and employees are highly encouraged to take advantage of this. Paradigm supports all staff to volunteer at FareShare, rolling up our sleeves to cook meals for people in Australia doing it tough.

Our people are the backbone of our business. From striving for inclusivity and diversity in our recruitment process, to nurturing each individual’s personal and professional development, and providing a fun and flexible work environment, we strongly believe in the power of our people to deliver results.

Our people are the backbone of our business.

Our team.

Richard Braund

Roam & Roots Program Manager
Working for Paradigm is a privilege. It has amazing business values that allows us to build genuine relationships and produces products that I'm proud of.

Sophie Dwyer

Customer Service Manager
I love the energy the Paradigm team have and how we work together to better ourselves and the company.

Tim Harrison

USA Manager
We are dedicated to doing things differently - thinking outside the box and showcasing our producer's beef and lamb on the world stage.

Nicholas Cathie

Lamb Manager/Sales Executive (MENA)
At Paradigm Foods, our customers are our biggest assets. Ensuring quality service for our customers is at the heart of everything we do.

Kane Davies

Export Logistics Supervisor
Through strength, teamwork and perseverance, we able to excel at every hurdle we face at Paradigm Foods.

Alastair Ronald

Head of Wagyu & International Supply
I love being able to work closely with producers and share their story with customers on the world stage.

Clare Ross

Head of Marketing
I love brands and I love food so Paradigm Foods is a clash of passions for me. I believe the unique energy in our team inspired by our Meat Made Better ethos underpins the amazing brands we take to the globe.

Chris Matz

Sales Director
Culture and passion is everything and that is what Paradigm Foods brings to the world every day.

Marteen Daniels

Domestic Logistics Supervisor
I love our fantastic team and our ability to grow & learn as a company.

Royce Taylor

Operations and Production Manager
I love everything that goes on here. The people, the culture, and what our brands represent.

Nerida Connors

Head of Operations & Strategy
The energy at Paradigm is infectious. I am excited to be a part of this team where every day has a new adventure.

Tile Kalolo

Logistics & Projects Coordinator
You can't always have a good day. But you can always face a bad day with a good attitude.

Tim Monk

Commercial Manager Paradigm Foods (NZ)
I love that we can involve ourselves at every level of the business, from the purchasing and rearing of cattle, to working with our food service partners to ensure consumers enjoy the best dining experience.

James Frith

Senior Business Analyst
I love working at Paradigm because everyone works towards the success of the team, and the team know how to celebrate such successes.

Brendan Pateman

Planning Manager
The Paradigm team are welcoming and passionate about their products and customers, which creates a great social and operational atmosphere.

Peta Bell

Livestock and Inventory Co-ordinator
At Paradigm Foods, I love being part of a team that gets to connect to the world through food and our brands! I’m a foodie at heart, and by exploring food, we can experience different cultures, without leaving our own kitchen.

Ashlee Swallow

Brand Manager
Every day I am inspired by our team for their passion and commitment to our customers, brands, and overall mission to Make Meat Better.

Viola Tran

Finance Support
It is always difficult to assemble a team that gets along well, supports, and motivates one another. Paradigm is an awesome team like that, I feel fortunate and proud to be a part of it.

Hugo Miller

Sales Executive (Australia)
I love working with our network of producers, feedlots, and processors to deliver an excellent product. The exceptional quality and diversity of our brands is a genuine reflection of this team.

Inclusivity & diversity.


Our team.

Richard Braund
Sophie Dwyer
Tim Harrison
Nicholas Cathie
Faith Smith Marketing Project Lead
Alastair Ronald
Clare Ross
Chris Matz Commercial Manager
Marteen Daniels Customer Delivery Coordinator
Royce Taylor Operations and Production Manager
Nerida Connors Head of Operations & Strategy
Tile Kalolo Operation and Sales Support
Tim Monk Commercial Manager Paradigm Foods (NZ)
James Frith Senior Business Analyst

Inclusivity & diversity.


A wealth of experience and a dedicated team devoted to making a difference.

How it all started.

Justin Slaughter, Chief Executive Officer, AgTrade
Nick Thompson, General Manager, Paradigm Foods

Paradigm Foods is a division of AGTRADE International, and a sister company of Australian Rural Exports (AUSTREX).

Justin has been associated with the company since 1993, and has worked in AgBusiness his whole life, while Nick grew up in agriculture and specialised in
Australian protein exports. Justin and Nick both sit on the Board of Directors.

Paradigm Foods started in 2018. Since then, it has grown to employing more than 20 dedicated team members and we’re incredibly proud to have delivered over 26 million dining experiences around the world.

Our values.


As a team, we believe in communicating openly and honestly with one another.


Solving problems isn’t just about working with what we’ve done before – it’s finding new ways to approach them.

Be real.

Work is a lot more enjoyable when we’re true to ourselves, and with others.

Continuous improvement.

We believe in constantly improving ourselves, so we can improve what we do for the company.

The Customer means everything.

At the heart of our business is the customer, and so we’re trying to make things better for them in everything we do.

Have fun and make a difference.

It isn’t all about work – we believe in having fun while making a difference in the world!


Delivering over 26 million dining experiences worldwide, and counting.

Delivering over 26 million dining experiences worldwide, and counting.