Dominic White – Non-Executive Chairman
Dominic White is a Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts with more than 24 years’ experience in the investment sector, He has held a number of Board level investment positions at international institutions including Security Capital European Realty, Henderson Global Investors and Cordea Savills Investment Management. Dominic has acquired and managed more than £3bn of assets in the UK and Europe across multiple sectors, in funds, joint ventures, corporates and numerous regulated entities. He has operated in both public and private capital markets. Dominic has held Board executive and non-executive roles at several number of public companies, including Limitless Earth plc and Energiser Investments plc.
Martin Walton – Independent Non-executive Director
Martin Walton has many years’ experience at Board level of companies within the life sciences, biotech and medtech sectors/industries and within investment and commercial banking. He is currently a Non-executive Director of AIM listed Reneuron Group plc, a UK-based leader in Stem Cell and Exosomes Technologies and is Chairman and CEO of Bradshaw Consulting Limited, a strategic advisory group assisting companies and shareholders in creating, generating and realising value from investments in life sciences and tech sectors. He was previously at Excalibur Group Fund Management, was a co-founder of Arix Bioscience plc and Arthurian Life Sciences Limited and has held senior positions at Standard Bank and Toronto-Dominion Bank.
Monica Formenti – Non-Executive Director
Ms Formenti qualified as a Lawyer in 2009 in Milan, Italy, and has practiced corporate and commercial law for a number of multi-national organisations since then. She is currently a director of an international corporate advisory firm in Milan, providing wide-ranging advice on all legal matters relating to corporate and civil law, including corporate governance, commercial agreements, M&A and corporate finance. Previously she worked for 11 years at PPG Industries Inc based in Milan, part of a multinational organisation operating in the chemicals industry as Head of its Legal Department. This included dealing with all legal and corporate/compliance issues, commercial contracts and other regulatory matters including the management of shareholder meetings.
There are over 100 active compounds contained in Cannabis plants, with cannabinoids and terpenes being the two largest groups. Two cannabinoids are the most significant of these compounds:
It is the terpenes in Cannabis which are responsible for its strong smell.
In the United Kingdom THC and other cannabinoids are deemed controlled substances under the MDA 1971, while CBD is not deemed to be a controlled substance.
The Cannabis market has four distinct categories:
In addition to the Cannabis market, there is also a substantial Hemp industry which has four main product groups; fibres, shivs, pharmaceuticals and seeds.