PHILIP JAMES – CEO
Philip has been working with Medical Cannabis and CBD for 4 years. Moving from a US Family Office, where he was providing hard money loans to the cannabis industry, he launched one of the first CBD online stores in the UK and was also the interim CFO of Medical Cannabis Resource Group in 2018 helping with their successful fund raising program..VIEW PROFILE
IAN GIBBS – CFO
Ian has over two decades of corporate finance and investment banking experience, with most of that gained during his many years in Asia. During this time, he has had extensive public and private company M&A, financial structuring and restructuring experience. Since 2003 he has gained experience across a broad range of advisory and proprietary investment transaction in the natural resources sector with particular focus on upstream oil and gas, copper and gold mining projects.VIEW PROFILE
MIKE O’SHEA – SALES DIRECTOR
Mike has a BSc degree in Chemistry from Cardiff University and an MBA from Henley Business School. He worked as a research chemist after leaving university then moved into sales & marketing. Mike has almost 30 years of international business experience in providing fine chemical solutions to the pharmaceutical industry and omega-3 oils for health and wellness products.VIEW PROFILE
TONY MCKENNA – PROJECT MANAGER
Tony has been involved in real estate and land development for 30 years and has a vast knowledge of all types of construction, permitting and equipment procurement. Tony is responsible for sourcing the companies machinery, the associated logistics and overseeing construction of new farm buildings.VIEW PROFILE
STANISLAV IORDANOV – CULTIVATION
Stanislav Iordanov has been the CEO of Agrotes AD, one of Bulgaria larger farming businesses, since 2008. He has built up the business from an initial 50-hectare site to over 2000 hectares today. Stanislav completed his Master’s degree in the Bulgarian Navy Academy. With a background in Engineering, Stanislav has the ability to deal with complexity and solve problems with creativity and in a timely manner. In 2001 he graduated with a second Master’s degree in finance from the University of National and World Economy.VIEW PROFILE
DR STEVEN ANDERSON
Dr. Anderson graduated as a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine from Cleveland Chiropractic College, Los Angeles, California, before embarking on a career in business and politics. He was Chairman of International Chiropractors Association as well as working directly with both President Reagan and President Bush.
MATHEW AMBROSSINI – MASTER GROWER
With 20 years of international hemp growing experience as a Master Grower, Mathew is an international growing consultant with a focus on new techs and GACP/GMP certifications. An industry visionary, Mathew’s experience especially in terms of sales and development of strategies to increase yield production and profits.
DR ROB MCELROY – DISTILLATION
Dr Rob McElroy gained his Ph. D in 2007 at Keele University under Prof. Jim Howell working on the production of composite materials from copolymers incorporating renewable resources. He joined the GCCE as a PDRA in 2011, spending his first two years funded by Unilever, working on extracting and functionalising high value compounds from biomass utilising green solvents. In 2016, Rob took up his new position as RenewChem Project Manager.