Founder of ADF Wearing a white shirt whilst holding a yellow ADF Milking cluster in a field

The team members at ADF Milking have years of experience working in the dairy industry and are very knowledgeable about the Automatic Dipping & Flushing system. They are experts in their fields and know the benefits of what automatic dipping and flushing can do for dairy farming and the entire dairy industry. See a list of our experts below.

Interested in joining the ADF Milking team? Visit our Careers page to see our current vacancies.

Operations Manager

Stephanie MacLean

Stephanie has worked at ADF Milking since February 2012 and thrives on building relationships with our customers and dealers, getting to know them and ensuring that their experience is positive. “It’s always a joy to discover how installing the ADF System has contributed to enabling our customers to achieve their business and personal goals. Whether that means more time out of the shed to spend time with their families, or developing a boutique on-farm milk shop.”

Stephanie is our expert in operations & aftersales and looks after; our Continuous Supply Programme, installations, dealer relationships and customer service.

Operations Coordinator

Caroline Walker

Caroline is our Operations Coordinator and manages our relationships with our customers & our partners in Australia.

Her experience in sales and customer service roles means that she provides the best support to our partners and dairy farmers. “I have always worked with people and enjoy building good working relationships with everyone I interact with. I believe great customer service is one of the biggest keys to a company’s success,” she says.

Caroline enjoys working at ADF Milking. “My colleagues are great and the nature of the work suits me. There is plenty to learn and I like being part of a small team. It’s nice to be part of an organisation that cares about animal health and wellbeing.”

“I’m proud to work for ADF,” she continues. “The ADF System is designed to give cows a pleasant milking experience and look after their health at the same time. That, plus the increased efficiency and increased productivity of the whole milking process, makes for a great milking system!”

Head Engineer

Andy Moore

Andy started working at ADF in November 2016 as a young Graduate Engineer straight out of university. Andy grew up on his family’s dairy farm and had been working on one of our Gold Cup Customers’ farms before he started, so he was already familiar with the ADF product. Andy’s love for the dairy industry means he is passionate about ADF and how we can improve cow health and dairy farm profits.

Andy is our head technician and is an expert in; milking machinery, technical improvements & developments, liners & teat dip and servicing your ADF System.

Phone:+44 (0)1243 814037

Director & Founder

James Duke

James is the Director and Founder of ADF Milking and he has worked in the dairy industry all of his career. In 2003, he had the idea for an automatic dipping and flushing system for milking parlours – and the rest is history! His brilliant ideas and engineer knowledge led him to develop the product that we produce today.

James has a huge passion for the dairy industry and is an expert on; calmer milking, somatic cell count, milk quality, efficiency and proactive udder health.

Director and CFO

Tony Solazzo

Tony joined founder James at the very beginning of ADF Milking back in 2009. He has previously worked in senior financial management roles across a variety of sectors and before joining ADF he worked in private equity managing a portfolio of large-scale international companies. “I enjoy working at ADF because the energy and enthusiasm of the team makes it a great place to work.”

“The ADF system is a great example of taking a clever idea and executing it perfectly with rock-solid reliability. Our customers love it because it saves time by automating a difficult job and helps to improve herd health.”