Board Members

Greg Beatty - Chairman
Greg Beatty has had extensive experience in FMCG, heavy industrial and light industrial businesses. From a consumer marketing background his consumer experience includes Beecham, Quaker Oats, Dulux paints and Fonterra Brands. Fonterra is Australasia’s largest dairy company where he was Regional Managing Director.

In Industrial businesses he was General Manager of ICI Polymers Australia, Managing Director of AustrimNylex and Managing Director of Amcor Australasia. Greg brings extensive marketing, business development and operational experience together with strategic development and M&A skills.
 
Chris Brant - Non Executive Director
Chris has a very strong finance background, having held the positions of Managing Director Deloitte Audit Asia Pacific, Chief Financial Officer of Transurban and Chief Financial Officer of iSelect.

More recently, Chris was CEO/Partner of BDO, the sixth largest accounting firm in Australia.

Chris brings strong commercial skills which will help guide the Company's international expansion.
 
Simon Gell - Non Executive Director
Simon has over 20 years experience in the legal profession, both in private practice and in the corporate sector. He presently conducts his own practice in commercial law and has extensive experience and skills predominantly in:
mergers and acquisitions, IP licensing, advising, drafting and negotiating contracts across a wide variety of areas and commercial litigation, particularly in relation to contractual, trade practices and intellectual property disputes. Prior to commencing his own practice, Simon was Senior Legal Counsel and Company Secretary at the then listed dairy manufacturing company, Bonlac Foods Limited. Prior to joining Bonlac, Simon was a Senior Associate at Deacons Lawyers (now Norton Rose).
 
Simon Poidevin - Non Executive Director
Simon Poidevin OAM is Managing Director , Corporate Broking at Bell Potter Securities a leading Australian based and owned provider of stockbroking , investment and financial advisory services.

Previously Simon  was an Executive Director of Bizzell Capital Partners (BCP) , a boutique Australian corporate advisory firm specialising in the provision of capital for the expansion and development of projects and companies in the energy , mining , technology and finance sectors.

Simon has worked in Global Financial Markets for over 28 years , spending 14 years with Citigroup , culminating in heading the firm's Corporate Equity Broking division in Australia.

Simon has had extensive experience in the Funds Management industry , working as an Executive Director of Pengana Capital , an Australian based Absolute Return funds management group from 2009 to 2013.

From October 2011 to November 2012 , Simon was a board member of ASX listed Diversa Limited. Diversa is a specialist Australian Superannuation Product and Services business providing trustee , administration , insurance and funds management advice to retail customers and financial intermediaries. 

Simon represented Australia in Rugby Union from 1980 to 1991, captaining the Wallabies in 1986 and 1987 and becoming the first Wallaby to play 50 test matches. In total he played 59 test matches including 21 against the New Zealand All Blacks; a record for an Australian forward.
In 1991 Simon was a member of the first Wallaby team to win the Rugby World Cup.

Simon is currently the Co-President of the Classic Wallabies, the living heritage of Australian Rugby and encompasses all players who have been selected to play for the Wallabies.

Simon was awarded an OAM in 1988 and awarded the Centenary Medal in 2003. He was inducted into the Australian Hall of Fame in 1991. Simon is also an emeritus member of the Ben Lexcen Sports scholarship committee and co-founded the establishment of the "Lexcen Scholarships" in 1988.
The " Ben Lexcen Sports Scholarships " program has supported over 170 UNSW Athletes since its creation.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of New South Wales, a Blue in Rugby Union and is a member of both the UNSW Sporting Hall of Fame and the UNSW Faculty of Science Hall of Fame.  
 
John Wilson - Non Executive Director

John Wilson is a highly successful business mentor and management consultant specializing in the field of strategic business management and technology commercialisation.  With over 20 years’ experience, John’s international career spans both the corporate and private sectors. 


In his early career, as a senior executive of a major multi-national corporation, John held several management and leadership roles across marketing, strategy development, technology management and business unit general management with direct P&L responsibility.


In the early 2000s, John co-founded and built an IP and technology company that today is recognised as a leader in its field.  The company listed on the ASX in 2004 and grew through acquisition to over 160 professional employees worldwide, providing design and engineering services, technology licensing and product development capabilities to major US, European and Asian corporations in the automotive, aerospace, telecommunications and industrial sectors.  John exited the business in 2007.


For the last five years, John has been working with a range of businesses and corporations providing strategy, planning and business mentoring to advance their operations.  John is also engaged by the Queensland Government to support their business transformation program as a Business Expert and CEO Mentor.  

 
Stephen Fraser - Non Executive Director
Stephen had 17 years experience in the Banking and Retail finance sector before embarking on a career in owning, operating and successfully growing several small to medium sized businesses. Businesses including those in the Management Right and Traffic Management industries were substantially increased in scale of operation and profitability (including from “start up” operation) to eventually become targets of takeovers by larger companies and corporations.

Stephen has a sound knowledge of both the financial and accounting aspects of successful management. He has a strong business development record and understands the value of attention to detail and customer service.

 
Neil Cashman - CEO
Neil Cashman has over 20 years of FMCG Innovation and Marketing experience gained across International markets. Previous senior marketing and innovation roles in Unilever Europe and Goodman Fielder Australasia have given Neil strong insight into the needs and internal processes of Snapsil's customer base.

Prior to Snapsil, Neil was Marketing Director of Goodman Fielder Home Ingredients from 2005 - 2010. He was responsible for a brand portfolio delivering sales of $497M and $99M EBITDA in 2010. Prior to this, Neil worked in Unilever's European Personal Care Innovation Centres from 1998 to 2004 where he led the launch of skincare innovation into Eastern and Western European markets.