Pauline Gately

Pauline Gately

Non-Executive, Independent Director and Chair

An accomplished Chair and Non-Executive Director, Pauline has more than a decade of experience across a portfolio of Board positions. Pauline brings a sharp commercial focus to strategy and risk and embraces dynamic business environments, with demonstrated success in business development and strategic transformation having led companies through IPO, business recalibration and mergers. Her Board contributions are underpinned by 20-years investment banking experience spanning senior roles in investment strategy, economics and funds management.

Pauline is currently a Non-Executive Director of Ardiden Ltd (ASX: ADV) where she chairs the Audit and Risk Committee and Remuneration and Nomination Committee. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Northam Resources Ltd, and a Board Member of a WA cancer charity. A graduate and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), Pauline holds a BA Hons Economics and Graduate Diploma in Accounting.

Pauline is Chair of APH's Remuneration and Nomination Committee and is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

James Hood

James Hood

Co-Founder, Non Executive Director

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.

Shane Gild

Non-Executive Director

Shane has spent over 20 years working in equities and capital markets with Deutsche Bank (Australian and UK) and Canaccord Genuity.  He brings depth and experience in capital markets transactions, institutional relationships and has worked with a number of ASX listed growth company’s.

Shane is currently a Non-Executive Director of PayGroup Ltd (ASX:PYG) and a board member of MTC Foundation. He is also a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Shane will chair the Audit & Risk Committee.

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