Board of Directors

Haris Chaudhry FAIM MAICD
Founder & Executive Chairman

Haris-250A serial business developer with a 17 year career creating new business opportunities and expanding existing ones throughout the globe, Haris has delivered excellent outcomes whilst working in senior business development and executive roles and as an entrepreneur.

Haris created InnovaDerma™ in 2013 through the acquisition of assets, products, distribution platforms and Intellectual Property (IP) in multiple companies and set about on an aggressive growth strategy through the development of new products, acquisition of global IP for the core product range (LEIMO) and in setting up hundreds of new distribution points throughout Australia and around the globe.

Haris also founded Climate Ventures™ (an energy management and emissions consulting firm) with a diverse project base in Asia and acquired project funding and commercial contracts with one of the largest energy trader globally, Vitol.

Prior to that Haris worked as Director for Global Partnerships & Business Development for Carbon Planet Limited (a Public company), a world leader in carbon economy with emissions reductions projects around the globe. Haris identified and secured country partnerships and projects in Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Jordan, Brazil, Columbia, Mozambique and Azerbaijan..

Haris also worked for Rocksoft Limited (a Public Company) as Director for Asia-Pacific where he set up business distribution and channel distribution partners throughout Asia-Pac and in Europe.

Haris also worked in Senior Business Development roles with Upstream, a fully owned subsidiary of Fuji-Xerox Australia.

Haris is the founder & Executive Director of Climate Ventures™, Director for Farris Marketing Concepts and founder & Non Executive Chairman for Pak Energy & Agro Ventures (a recycling & oil refining operation turning landfill into fuel).

He is a Fellow of Australian Institute of Management and a member of Australian Institute of Company Directors and lives in Melbourne.

 


Joe Bayer FCPA GAICD
Executive Director

Joe-250Joe has over 2 decades of executive experience gained in healthcare, pharmacy, consumer products and capital raising areas whilst working globally in senior executive roles for some of the largest consumer and healthcare companies including CSR, Faulding, Mayne Health and Fletchers.

Joe also served as Chairman for Cynergy Health (Australia) for 2 years.

He is currently Executive Director of Cygenta Capital & Advisory and Chief Executive Officer for Kain Corporate & Commercial Lawyers.

Joe is a Fellow of CPA Australia and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and lives in Adelaide.

 


Rodney Turner MBT GAICD
Non Executive Director

Rodney-250Rodney comes from a strong clinical & regulatory environment with deep experience in global compliance and technology. He possesses in-depth skills and prior experience in developing product and regulatory strategies for market access and consumer goods such as OTC, medical devices and prescription medicines including many products within the dermatology with senior leadership roles in a diverse range of companies.

Rodney currently runs his own consulting and contracting business and is engaged with a number of well known global and regional Pharmaceutical and Medical Device companies, providing strategic and operational Regulatory Affairs, Quality Management and Compliance direction. Previously, Rodney held positions as Asia-Pacific Head of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance for Sandoz ( one of the largest global generic and biosimilar Pharmaceutical companies) and worked in regional lead roles with iNova Pharmaceuticals, Valeant, Gambro & Fresenius-Kabi Australia.

Rodney lives in Sydney and is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 

 


Clifford Giles
Non Executive Director

GilesClifford Giles is a Founder & Managing Director of IPO Capital Partners Ltd (IPO Capital), a pre-IPO investment firm based in London, United Kingdom.  Clifford’s background is in financial services focused on equity markets and strengths lie in capital raising for small and medium enterprises.  His scope includes insight, commercial rigour, product position, end to end delivery of product roll out to introducing capital at any stage of an enterprises trading cycle.

Highlights from his career include executive and leadership roles with Reed Business Publishing, Asia Pacific.

Founder of imove, a developer of web-based change of address applications for publishing houses and other mass mailers, listing the company in 2001. Founder of SportsCredit, a financial product enabling elite athletes to borrow against their on-field contracts to accelerate wealth aspiration. Most recently, founder of IPO Capital Partners, a pre-IPO investment firm providing capital to innovative and high growth enterprises committed to listing on a recognised exchange.  Clifford has built IPO Capital Partners from start-up in early 2012 through to funding and listing numerous companies with a combined market capitalisation in excess of £200m and now focused on extending funding to a wider global business community through partnerships.

Clifford is a rugby enthusiast and lives in London with his wife and 2 children.

 


Kieran Callan
Non Executive Director

KieranKieran is an international executive who studied Law but decided that the commercial world would offer more diversity and challenge. He commenced his career in sales and marketing roles in FMCG and moved into general management in industries as diverse as Distilled Spirits, FMCG, Wine, Technical Services and Printing. He was Managing Director of the Indonesian, Australian and UK operations of PZ Cussons PLC and a founding Director of the National Australia Bank private equity business. Most recently he was Group CEO of the Joval Group of companies which spans Wine production and distribution, Food distribution and 3PL Logistics.

Kieran holds a number of Directorships. He is currently a Director of the Joval Group. He is also a Director of Endulj which is a start up utilising technology to disrupt the home meal delivery market.

The breadth and depth of his executive and Directorship experience has enabled Kieran to advise diverse Boards from the standpoint of genuine real life operational capabilities.

Kieran was a graduate of the first ever Australian Institute of Company Directors CDC course achieving a Merit assessment. He has facilitated for AICD since 2000 and is a Fellow of the Institute.

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