Board of Directors

Andrew Duff

Andrew Duff

Non-Executive Director and Chairman

Andrew has significant ASX-listed company experience, including as a director. He was CFO of ASX listed Primary Health Care and prior to this, was Chief Accountant of Medical Defence of Australia and held various roles at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in London and Sydney.


Stratos Karousos

Stratos Karousos

Non-Executive Director

Stratos has extensive experience as a lawyer working in mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, corporate restructuring, private equity transactions, joint ventures, and corporate governance in various sectors, including health and agriculture.

Stratos is a member of the Company’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee.


Paul Benhaim

Paul Benhaim

Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer

Paul has over 25 years’ experience in the hemp industry and is co-founder of Elixinol US, Nunyara and Hemp Foods Australia.

Paul is considered an expert in the industrial hemp industry and frequently presents at industry conferences globally. He has also played a role in shaping regulation around cannabis laws.

Paul is a member of the Company’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee.


Linda McLeod

Linda McLeod

Managing Director

Linda has over 30 years’ experience in business advisory, corporate finance, private equity and venture capital. She has worked across a broad range of industries including healthcare, biotechnology, agriculture and resources sectors.

Linda is a member of the Company’s Remuneration and Nomination Committee.


Ron Dufficy

Ron Dufficy

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

Ron has held senior finance roles with ASX listed companies including CSR Ltd and Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. He has significant experience in regulated markets including being based in the USA for 9 years, most recently as Chief Financial Officer for Aristocrat’s largest and most profitable division.