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Darryl Heidke

Darryl Heidke

Program Manager - Supply Chain Technology, Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)

Darryl has established a reputable career in the Australian red meat industry with a focus on real-time sensing and robotic automation systems development, integration and adoption.

With over 10 years’ experience with Meat & Livestock Australia, Darryl leads strategic programs in Off Farm Processing Efficiency, Objective Measurement and Digital Agriculture. These programs feature significant R&D investments both on and off-farm in lamb and beef automation and associated advanced sensing systems utilising x-ray, CT and machine vision technologies.

Darryl’s career mission has been to uphold the Australian food industry’s efficiency and global competitiveness through the advancement of innovative technologies.

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