Management

Peter Gillis

Company secretary and current Chief Financial Officer

Peter is a highly experienced Chartered Accountant and owner of an accountancy practice that is a founding member of ROCG Asia Pacific.

He has worked for over 30 years across several industries and has previously been the auditor for a listed entity.

Peter manages the company secretarial role for over 500 private companies and sits on several management boards as the external Chief Financial Officer.

Peter currently provides Althea Group with company secretarial and outsourced Chief Financial Officer services under agreements between Curtain & Co Services and Althea Company.

Peter is a fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors FICD.

Patty Holmes

Chief Operating Officer

Patty was previously Director of Business Management at MDGH. In that role, she was responsible for the overall business management of the company including legal, financial, HR and statutory reporting requirements. MDGH is the first Australian not-for-profit company to register a new drug with the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and receive an FDA Priority Review Voucher.

Prior to her role at MDGH, Patty worked with Gilead Sciences Australia, preparing patient and health-care professional facing materials for drugs launched in the Australian market.

Patty has previously worked in New York as the Director of International Sales for SLM International Inc.

Daniel Mansfield

Director of Cultivation

Daniel was previously Managing Director of Mansfield’s Propagation Nursery. Mansfield’s Propagation Nursery is a leading supplier of quality propagation tube stock in Australia, having won many industry awards including the recent ‘Silver Rose’ for international grower of the year, as well as best large production nursery and best propagation nursery.

Daniel managed a team of 100+ employees at Mansfield’s Propagation Nursery and was instrumental in the acquisition of its tissue culture business in 2013. When Mansfield’s Propagation Nursery acquired the tissue culture business it was selling 800,000 plants per annum and is now selling over 2 million plants per annum.

Prior to becoming Operations Manager at Mansfield’s Propagation Nursery, Daniel was Head Grower at Pacific Plug & Liner in Watsonville, California, U.S.A.

Trevor Steinthal

Director of Manufacturing

Trevor was previously President of Suncliff, a leading Washington cannabis cultivation and manufacturing business in the USA. Trevor is a true pioneer of medicinal cannabis. Suncliff were one of the first licensed producers in Seattle, establishing the business in 2013 shortly after legalization.

Trevor is one of only a few cannabis executives in the world to successfully transition their business from medical to recreational cannabis, as a result of new legislation passed in Washington State.

Trevor is immigrating to Australia to provide his expert knowledge in cannabis growing and manufacturing.