The OTI Team
Terry has been Director of OTI Management Pty Ltd since its incorporation in 1999.
Terry holds Bachelor of Business and Transport Economics. He holds a number of board positions and is Chairman of a large private company. As a business person, Terry formed and developed the logistics management consultancy, Henderson Consultants. This company was sold to an international public company in 1996. Since then, Terry has served on numerous companies as advisor, director and chairman.
Shayne is the General Manager of OTI, and is responsible for the day-to-day running of business.
With a Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management) behind him, Shayne commenced with OTI in 2004 as an Office Manager. He has spent his time since learning from Terry Henderson and Simon O’Donnell. Shayne has been involved in all facets of OTI’s business including racehorse management, communication with owners, accounts payable and receivable, financial statements, horse selection/purchase and marketing.
Principal - OTI Sport / Business Development Manager
With her family’s background in the thoroughbred industry, Hermione has been involved in the many facets of the horse racing world. She has worked for some of the leading horse sales companies and has particular knowledge of England, Ireland and South Africa as a result. Having played professional golf on the Ladies European Tour, LET Access Series and the Sunshine Ladies Tour, Hermione has a wealth of experience when it comes to the game of golf.
Hermione's prime objective is to develop and manage a comprehensive suite of services for OTI Management partners to both foster their racing experience through attendance at Australian and international race meetings, stable inspections, travel and attendance/participation in other sports. These services cover both international partners visiting Australia to race and well as Australian-based partners travelling interstate and overseas.
(Currently on Maternity Leave)
As OTI’s Senior Communications Assistant, Emily ensures our partners get the best practices of communications, with a focus on audio-visual reporting and marketing techniques.
Emily holds a Diploma in Horse Business Management from Marcus Oldham College. She has worked at Randwick Equine Centre as a personal assistant to the vet surgeons and partners of the practice. Additionally, she has spent several years on thoroughbred studs in the Hunter Valley and Southern Highlands of NSW, gaining experience with breeding, foaling, yearling preparation and sales work.
Emily is the quintessential all-rounder.
Ray has been OTI’s bookkeeper since early 2015.
With an Advanced Diploma of Business (Accounting), Ray spent 13 years working as a bookkeeping for a NASDAQ listed IT/Software company. Before that, he had a role with the National Australia Bank.
Ray has long had an interest in horse racing and is a VRC Member. He ensures OTI’s clients always get professional and accurate accounting services.
Our most recent addition to the team, Matt is our Communications Assistant. He is responsible for the day-to-day reporting to owners on a horse's current status and maintaining the systems in place to continue frequent and up-to-the-minute reporting of information.
Matt holds a Bachelor of Business, with a major in Marketing and a Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) from Monash University. Having worked in sales and being passionate about horse racing, he can provide vital sales and marketing assistance within all future aspects of OTI Racing.