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Board & Executive

Corporate Team

 
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ALEXANDER (SANDY) BEARD
CHAIRMAN
B COM, MAICD, FCA
Former CEO of ASX listed CVC Ltd Chairman of ASX listed Probiotec LTD and HGL Limited. Director of ASX listed Centrepoint Alliance LTD, and Pure Foods Tasmania Ltd.
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JAMES CALVERT
MANAGING DIRECTOR
GAICD

Previous Managing Partner Tas Oyster Co and Managing Director Tas Prime Oysters Pty Ltd.

Oyster farmer for 30 years. 

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PATRICK TASKUNAS
CFO / COMPANY SECRETARY
B. BUS, CA
Director and Company Secretary Eyre Shellfish Pty Ltd. Previous roles include Deloitte Australia, Australian Taxation Office and Woolworths Ltd. 
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MICHAEL COOPER
DIRECTOR
Managing Director of ASX listed Pure Foods Tasmania Ltd. Director Brand Tasmania, Former CEO and Director Juicy Isle Fruit Juices. Significant experience with FMCG across various supply chains.
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JAMES HAWSON
DIRECTOR
B.COM, FCPA
Former Principal at Crowe Horwath, Board member Tax Practitioners Board. 35 years providing financial and management assistance to Oyster Farming businesses across Australia.
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ANTHONY JOHNSTON
DIRECTOR
MAICD, B.AG.EC
Various industry roles including former Chairman, Abalone Association of Australasia Inc. and Sales Manager Tasmanian Seafoods. 34 years in Primary Industry and fisheries.
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JOHNATHON POKE
DIRECTOR
MAICD
Director Eyre Shellfish Pty Ltd.
Oyster grower since 1979 and past Chairman Tasmanian Shellfish Executive Council 2012–2014.
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KENNETH FLEMING
DIRECTOR
B EC (HONS), GRAD DIP EC, GRAD DIP FS, DIP FIN SERV, F FIN
Director Pure Foods Tasmania Ltd, TasmaNet and Castray Capital. Former Head of Research Tricom Equities (2004–2008), former Head of Telecoms, Technology and Media, Deutsche Bank.
MATT LELLO
SALES & MARKETING MANAGER
MBA
Sales and marketing executive, prior roles include Scully RSV, DHL Australia, Qantas Catering, Moco Food Services and Hilton Hotels.
JOSHUA POKE
OPERATIONS MANAGER
GAICD, B.COM
Deputy Chair of Oysters Tasmania. Second generation oyster farmer with 10+ years experience as owner/operator of Estuarine Oyster Company Pty Ltd, a total of 15 years experience in the industry.