Mr Peterson is a Director, major shareholder and Managing Director at boutique stock broking and corporate finance firm, CPS Capital Group Pty Ltd (10 years established). He has more than 24 years experience in the financial advisory sector, which he obtained by working in both local and international stockbroking companies.
He specialises in corporate structuring, capital raisings, corporate and strategic advice to small and medium size companies and reverse takeovers. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University and a Graduate Diploma of Finance from FINSIA (Financial Services Institute of Australia)/SDIA (Securities & Derivatives Institute of Australia). Jason resides in Australia.
Mr Karelis has extensive experience working with start-up companies in particular in the healthcare sector. He has been involved in the medicinal cannabis sector since 2014 and has been involved as a Founding Director/Shareholder of several of Australia’s leading medicinal cannabis companies including the ASX-listed companies AusCann Group Holdings Ltd (founding Director), Zelda Therapeutics Ltd (Chairman) and CannPal Animal Therapeutics Ltd (founding shareholder).
Mr Karelis graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) majoring in Biochemistry and Microbiology and a Master of Business Administration (MBA). He is also a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has qualified as a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute in the United States.