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Our team

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Elliot Costello
CEO

Elliot is the Founding CEO of Phantm. For the past four years, Elliot has developed regenerative solutions for our linear materials industry. An entrepreneur with a proven track record of scaling leading impact ventures in Australia, Asia, and Africa.

Victoria
Victoria Beneragama
HEAD OF COMMERCIAL

An experienced commercial leader with global consumer products experience across a diverse range of sectors including aviation, luxury, beauty, fashion, retail and entertainment.

Kaitlin
Kaitlin Harasym
HEAD OF GROWTH AND ENGAGEMENT

A relationship nurturer and optimist, Kaitlin has a proven track record of fostering meaningful partnerships to effect positive change.

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Edward Whitehead
HEAD OF STRATEGY

A specialist in soft plastics, circular economy and our need for better alternatives! Edward built and sold a leading soft plastics business in the UK before relocating to Australia in Jan 2019.

JADE
Jade Borella
HEAD OF SOLUTIONS

An entrepreneurial innovation project specialist with global experience scaling solutions.

MATT
Matt Kendall
HEAD OF BRAND

Award winning brand and communications strategist with international experience working across global brands, start-ups, Government agencies and departments, environmental campaigns, and next economy thinking

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Paul Rowlinson
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Our strategic finance specialist with considerable experience in scaling and investing in early stage ventures in Australia, the US and UK.

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Nehal Jain
Senior Product Manager

Purpose-Driven Product Manager specialising in SaaS platform innovation, drawing on extensive experience from leading global technology firms.

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Rob Anderson
SOLUTIONS TECHNOLOGIST

A chemical engineer with extensive early-stage cleantech experience involved in startups in Asia-Pacific that brought new technologies to market.

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Ben Ward
SOFTWARE ARCHITECT

An experienced Solutions Architect and Software Engineer with a knack for bringing data-based projects to life. Ben’s expertise lies not just in technical execution, but also in understanding and aligning with the broader strategic visions of a project.

The board

Monique
Monique Conheady
CHAIR

Cofounder of Flexicar and former Executive at Hertz Australia. Monique is a Non-Executive Director/Chair of various government agencies and early stage businesses. She has a passion for pioneering breakthrough technologies.

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Sean Bonadeo
DIRECTOR

A management consultant with global experience in finance, accounting, strategy and governance.

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Simon Taylor
DIRECTOR

A new economy thinker with deep strategic management skills. Simon has launched market-leading companies in the carbon, biodiversity, and wildlife protection industry.

Andrew
Prof Andrew Harris
DIRECTOR

An expert at scaling early-stage cleantech companies. As a Professor of Engineering at The University of Sydney, Andrew has worked with a large number of biomaterial projects.

Julia
Julia Thomas
DIRECTOR

A passionate enabler of early-stage impact-driven businesses, complemented by deep experience working in institutional equity markets as an Executive Director at UBS Australia and at Macquarie before UBS.

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