The OTI Team
Terry has been CEO of OTI Management Pty Ltd since its incorporation in 1999.
Terry holds a Bachelor of Business and Transport Economics. He has held numerous positions on boards, and has been chairman of a number of private companies. In his own right, 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 tended to focus on his racing and breeding interests, centred around OTI.
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.
Gus has been involved with OTI since 2018 and is our NSW Manager, a position that enables us to widen the range of services to existing and potential clients. His position is recognition of the value we place on relationship with clients and trainers alike. Gus continues to oversee the communication streams of all horses within the OTI system, the primary conduit between trainer and owner.
Gus is currently studying a Bachelor of Business at Deakin University and joined OTI with plenty of business acumen. Having grown up on a farm in rural Victoria, his family's passion for the industry ignited his keen interest and involvement in racing.
Gus brings both hands-on equine knowledge, in conjunction with his growing knowledge of business operations to the OTI team.
Hermione is our Australian and International Marketing 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 manage business development initiatives for OTI Management, to promote partnership and to foster partners’ 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.
Ray has been OTI’s bookkeeper since early 2015.
With an Advanced Diploma of Business (Accounting), Ray spent 13 years working as a bookkeeper 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.
Lisa is OTI’s Management Trainee.
Lisa has a Diploma in Equine Business Management and graduated from Marcus Oldham College in 2020.
German-bred and with horses always being part of her life, she discovered her passion for thoroughbreds after she moved to Australia and has been involved in the industry ever since. Initially working hands-on in stables and breeding barns, her varied skillset has led her towards an administrative and management future.
Her tasks as Marketing Trainee will be vast and will include Social Media Management, Marketing, Client Liaison and Sales Assistance.
Campbell is currently studying a double degree in a Bachelor of Commerce and Finance at Monash University.
Campbell’s strong interest in racing stemmed through his time at high school, seeing him complete work experience placements with OTI. He now combines his double degree with a permanent part-time role at OTI.
Campbell is OTI’s Equine Welfare Coordinator. Having assisted in establishing our Equine Welfare Program at the end of 2019, he is now responsible for managing and tracking the progress of our past thoroughbreds.
Campbell also manages our Insurance Portfolio and assists when required in both the communication and bookkeeping areas of the business.
Alexandra is OTI’s General Administrator, on a part-time basis while she continues her Bachelor of Communication studies at RMIT University.
Her passion for thoroughbred racing started many years ago, attending the races from a very young age. She is involved in racing through a number of ownership syndicates and now in her role at OTI.
She performs a wide range of tasks to support the business including client communications, customer service, and marketing initiatives.