David has more than 30 years of Senior Executive Management, Corporate Advisory and Directorship experience.
He is a founding Director and Partner of Pathways Corporate a boutique Corporate Advisory firm that undertakes assignments on behalf of family offices, private clients, and ASX listed companies. He has engaged in business projects in the USA, UK, Europe, New Zealand, China, Malaysia, Singapore and the Middle East.
David has experience on public and private company boards and currently holds a number of Directorships and Advisory positions in Australian companies. David has been a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (FAICD) since 1990.
Dr Henrik Sprengel
Dr Sprengel is co-founder of both CanPharma and Kalapa Clinic where he has gained extensive experience in the field of medicinal cannabis. Before founding CanPharma, he was CEO of the company builder Grupo HS3, which successfully launched several international projects across a number of industries, with a focus on internet and technology.
Henrik started his career as a lawyer at Clifford Chance; he later held several international senior management positions in global media company Bertelsmann, and as country manager for Spain and Mexico for a German media and tech company. Henrik holds postgraduate degrees in law (LLM, PhD) and an MBA (INSEAD, Fontainebleau/Singapore).
The Hon Mike Rann AC CNZM, former Premier of South Australia, is a UK citizen and resident of London. He also holds Australian and New Zealand citizenship.
Mr Rann served as a politician in Australia for 26 years where he held roles dealing with both national and international relations which included his ambassador roles to the UK and Italy.
Mr Rann now resides in London where he is the Chairman of the UK registered charity The Power of Nutrition, and is a member of the UK, US and Global boards of London headquartered The Climate Group. He also holds the positions of CEO to his London based business consultancy, Rann Strategy Group.
Chris is an experienced non-executive director with over 20 years in the financial services sector, having held senior positions in finance, corporate secretarial and compliance in listed and unlisted companies.
Chris is currently the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Merchant Group Pty Ltd, a Perth based financial services firm that provides funds management and corporate finance services, with investment experience both in Australia and internationally in the medicinal cannabis sector.
Prior to Merchant Group, he was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of listed biotech Company Polynovo Limited (ASX:PNV), and is currently Non-Executive Director of Auscann.
CFO / Company Secretary
Mr. Slate has over 14 years of chartered accounting and company secretarial experience.
Mr. Slate is the founder of Catalyst Corporate, a boutique firm that provides accounting, secretarial and corporate advice to a number of private and ASX listed companies.
Mr. Slate has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, is a Chartered Accountant, is an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.