Board and management

Mr. Anthony Ho. B. Com (UNSW), CA, FAICD, FCIS, FGIA

Non-Executive Chairman

Tony is an experienced company director and is currently a director and chairman of a number of listed ASX companies. Tony was executive director of sales and distribution company Arthur Yates & Co Limited, retiring from that position in April 2002. His extensive corporate finance and governance experience included being Finance Director/CFO of listed retailers on the ASX – M. S. McLeod Holdings Limited (Downtown Duty Free), Galore Group Limited (Barbeques Galore) and Brazin Limited (Bras N Things, Sanity Music).

Prior to joining commerce, Tony was a partner of Cox Johnston & Co, Chartered Accountants which has since merged with Ernst & Young.

Tony holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of New South Wales and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand, and a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Company Secretaries, Governance Institute of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

NH Chua, BA (Economics and Commerce)

Managing Director

Mr Chua has over 33 years’ experience in the direct selling industry. He was the previous Vice President Asia Pacific for New Image Limited (a New Zealand nutritional food company listed on the NZX), a position he held for over 10 years.

Mr Chua commenced his direct sales career in 1985 when he successfully launched First Image Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, which later became a retail company selling the Total Image brand of healthcare products. In 1989, he established a new network marketing company, Abric Image Sdn Bhd, which was subsequently acquired by New Image Limited. With New Image, he successfully established direct sales offices in Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, Taiwan and the Philippines.

Mr Chua is fluent in Malay, Indonesian, Mandarin and several other Chinese dialects. He has a BA in Economics and Commerce from the University of Toronto.

Patrick Ford, B. Comm.

Non-Executive Director

Patrick Ford was appointed to the Board on 17 May 2005.

Patrick is the chairman of the Audit Committee.

Patrick is a Sydney-based stockbroker and Director, Equities at Veritas Securities Limited. He has an extensive experience of capital raising and advisory services to the Australian Biotechnology sector. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Canberra.

Dr. Peter French, BSc, MSc, MBA, PhD, FRSM

Executive Director

Dr Peter French was appointed to the Board on 15 February 2016.

Dr French is a cell and molecular biologist who has been involved in the corporate biotechnology industry since 1998, when he founded stem cell storage company Cryosite Limited. From 2002 to 2006, he served as Managing Director of Probiomics Limited (a predecessor of Bioxyne). He led the launch of six probiotic products based on the Company’s PCC® probiotic in pharmacies in Australia and Singapore, as well as setting up a number of clinical studies on PCC®. Until December 2015, Dr French was the Managing Director of Benitec Biopharma Limited (ASX:BLT), Australia’s only gene therapy company, which also successfully dual-listed on the NASDAQ in late 2015.

Dr French holds a PhD in cell biology and an MBA in Management of Innovation from Deakin University. He was awarded a BSc, majoring in Microbiology, and an MSc in cancer research from the University of Sydney. In December 2015 he received an Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering award as an “Innovator of Influence, 2015” from the Chief Scientist of Australia, Professor Alan Finkel. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine.

Maxwell Parkin

Non-Executive Director

Maxwell Parkin has over 35 years’ experience of dairy management and consulting experience in New Zealand, Australia, China and South East Asia Pacific, the Americas, Africa and the Middle East.

Mr Parkin’s former dairy industry roles included Group General Manager, Manufacturing, Fonterra; Director International Manufacturing, Fonterra and CEO of Southland Dairy Cooperative Company Limited. He also served on the Board of the NZ Dairy Research Institute.

Mr Parkin was a former non-executive director of the then listed New Image Limited, prior to that company being privatised, and is currently a director of Miraka Limited and Chairman of Combined Technologies Limited.

Guy Robertson, B. Com (Hons.) CA

Chief Financial Officer | Company Secretary

Guy Robertson was appointed CFO and Company Secretary on 1 September 2016.

Guy is an experienced finance executive, having held the positions of Director, Company Secretary and Chief Financial Officer of both ASX listed and private companies in Australia and Hong Kong. Guy held senior roles in the Jardine Matheson Group of Companies including General Manager Finance of Franklins Limited, Chief Operating Officer of Colliers International Asia Pacific and Managing Director (NSW) Jardine Lloyd Thompson.

Bioxyne Ltd.

Suite 506, Level 5
50 Clarence St
Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

P: +61 2 9078 8180
ABN: 97 084 464 193


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