Development and commercialisation of insecticides products.
|Head Office||Melbourne VIC|
|Registry||Automic Registry Services|
|Chair Person||Robert Klupacs|
|Sub Industry||Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals|
|Market Cap||$25 m|
|Shares on Issue||177 m|
|52 Week H/L|
Directors and Management
Mr Peter May
Executive Director 29/05/2015
Mr May's career has included over 20 years of experience in the Australian and international crop protection and pest management markets with companies Orica and Crop Care (part of Nufarm). In 2001, he founded Xavca Pty Ltd. In 2008 Peter joined BioProspect Limited as Chief Executive Officer and subsequently was appointed Non-Executive Director and then Non- Executive Chairman of that company. In 2019 he retired from executive management roles and acts as a company director and mentor.
B.App.Sci (Honor), MBA (International Marketing), Male
Mr Robert John Klupacs
Non-Executive Director,Non-Executive Chairman 29/05/2015
Mr Klupacs is an Australian registered patent attorney who has had a career to date within both private and publicly traded companies as well as the academic arena. He has over 30 year's corporate experience in the international technology development arena. His corporate development experience encompasses, healthcare, software, scientific instrumentation, food technologies and enabling agricultural technology. He has experience in all facets of corporate development including: IP licensing, patenting, intellectual property strategy and management, joint venture creation and management, fund-raising (private and public markets), corporate and scientific due diligence, technology and corporate acquisitions, corporate compliance and corporate governance and academic liaison. He is the Founder of 28 companies in Australia and Singapore. He is experienced professional Director having been an Executive or Non-Executive Chairman/Director on over 24 different corporate entities. He was previously a member of the Pharmaceutical Industry Group and a past member of the Victorian Biotechnology Advisory Committee. He is Member of Risk Committee.
BSc(Hons),Grad Dip IP Law, MAIPA Male
Mr James William Joughin
Non-Executive Director 01/03/2021
Mr Joughin is an experienced ASX listed and private company Director. He is currently the Non-Executive Chairman at Spirit Technology Solutions Ltd and a Non-Executive Director at Mydeal.com.au Ltd, Viridian Financial Group Ltd (an unlisted public company) and Melbourne Institute of Technology Pty Ltd. Past directorships have included companies in healthcare, engineering, and veterinary products. Many had direct R&D activities, ranging from start-ups, listed and not for profit companies. Prior to his career as a non-executive director James was a Partner in a Big 4 accounting professional services firm and specialised and led the Melbourne office in its corporate finance section in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, IPO's, debt and equity raising and private equity. He advised many listed companies and has experience across a number of industries. He is Director of Spirit Technology Solutions Ltd (from June 2016 ongoing) and Mydeal.com.au Ltd (from August 2020 ongoing). He is Chair of Risk Committee.
BBus, CPA, GAIDC Unsure
Mr Richard Andrew Jagger
Chief Executive Officer,Managing Director 26/04/2017
Mr Jagger has over 25 years' experience in the Agricultural sector, working for Fortune 500 companies around the world. He managed the introduction of Australia's first agricultural biotech products into the cotton sector. Having worked as a senior executive manager for Monsanto he has knowledge of the local ag industry, as well as the Crop Protection companies globally. Prior to joining Bio-Gene he co-created the Australian subsidiary of Sinochem. He was previously a board member of Crop Life Australia and is a founding member of Victoria's Cleantech Cluster. Richard is also a director of Agriculture Victoria Services (AVS).
Bsc (Hons), M.Intl.Bus, GAICD Male
Dr Peter Ronald Beetham
Non-Executive Director 21/12/2020
Dr Beetham has over 30 years of experience in the bio-agriculture community. He is currently the President and CEO of Cibus Global, LLC. As co-founder of Cibus, he has taken a lead role in developing the core gene editing technologies associated with the proprietary Rapid Trait Development System (RTDS). Peter has spent more than three decades in agricultural research, with direct experience in areas including plant biotechnology, precision gene-editing and the applications of novel breeding technologies. Early in his career he was also involved in the introduction of improved root crops to many countries in Southeast Asia and the South Pacific. Prior to joining Cibus, he was Research Director of the Plant and Industrial Products Division at ValiGen, formerly Kimeragen, Inc. Dr Beetham has authored many scientific publications including publications for gene-editing starting in 1999. He has also been an author on over 100 patents and patent applications.
Doctorate,BSc(Hons) Scientist Male
Mr Andrew Wallace Guthrie
Non-Executive Director 26/04/2021
Mr Guthrie has his career to agriculture and worked for 32 years with Syngenta, and predecessor companies around the world. After building his early career in sales, marketing and supply chain roles in Australian agriculture, Andrew spent 20 years working internationally with assignments in the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Japan and China. He gained experience in cultural environments that require leadership skills. Andrew spent most of his senior leadership years with Syngenta in Asia, as Regional Director for Asia Pacific, before he was promoted to lead Syngenta's business in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. During his career, Andrew led business growth in developed and emerging markets by creating country operating businesses with the right culture, capability, people and business strategies to access market segments that constituted tens of millions of grower customers in some countries. Andrew has understanding of corporate governance and the risk management required to grow business in emerging markets. Andrew was a member of Syngenta's Global Crop Protection Leadership team that was responsible for business strategy that leveraged Syngenta's research and development capability to invent, gain regulatory approval and launch new products, including insecticides, to agricultural markets globally. In 2019 he retired from executive management roles and acts as a company director and mentor. He is Member of Risk Committee.
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|26/02/2021||Robert Klupacs||72,212||$10,205||Buy||On-market trade.|