Pauline Gately

Pauline Gately

Non-Executive, Independent Director and Chair

Ms. Gately has more than 20 years’ experience in international investment banking, specialising in the Asian region, where she held senior positions with CitiBank, BNP International, Merrill Lynch, and BZW Asia in the areas of research, economics and investment strategy. Ms. Gately was employed at Merrill Lynch & Co Inc., in the research division. 

Ms Gately has been a non-executive director of Ardiden Limited (ASX: ADV) since 14 August 2018. Prior to this position, Ms. Gately served as a non-executive and subsequently executive chairperson of Alliance Mineral Assets Limited (ASX: A40) from 2014 to 2018. She serves as a Director of Beaverbrook Ltd and Breast Cancer Care WA.

Ms Gately obtained an honours degree in Economics from Strathclyde University, after which she obtained a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from Glasgow University. She is a graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Pauline will chair the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Nomination Committee.

James Hood

James Hood

Co-Founder, Executive Director, COO

James co-founded APH after a number of years researching alternative protein sources. With an extensive family history in Victoria Western District farming, James recognised an ever-growing global hunger for protein serviced almost exclusively by unsustainable practices.

James' solution for correcting the market needed to be complementary to farmers' existing infrastructure, less detrimental to the environment and easily scalable.

James' experience in production facility development and network of farmers, has positions APH to produce a complete vertically integrated product line.


Managing Director and CEO

Neale is a highly experienced CEO and General Manager with over 25 years of corporate experience. He has worked in multiple industries and geographies globally. His experience is with companies including Motorola Solutions, David Jones, Dulux and Simplot Australia in sales, marketing and senior management.

In 2015 Neale co founded Pure Beauty Australia, a business that created natural and organic skincare brands. The business grew to supply major retailers in Australia, New Zealand, Canada the US and Europe. Neale has a Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Law.

Cameron Petricevic

Cameron Petricevic

Non-Executive Director

Cameron has spent over 15 years in the financial industry, with roles at AXA Asia Pacific Holdings (now AMP) and Acorn Capital. Cameron has extensive investment banking experience, including valuations, mergers & acquisitions, and portfolio management. Cameron is a Director at Kentgrove Equity Partners Pty Ltd.

Cameron is a qualified Actuary (AIAA) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial) and a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) from the University of Melbourne, with First Class Honours. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and Founder/Treasurer of Brimbank ToRCH, a Royal Children’s Hospital auxiliary charity.

Cameron is currently and has been a Director of several private and public companies. He has been a director of Alchemia since June 2018 and currently serves as the Chair.

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