MMJ Group Holdings Limited (MMJ) owns a portfolio of cannabis sector investments.
MMJ aims to invest across the full range of cannabis-related sectors including healthcare products, technology, infrastructure, logistics, processing, cultivation, equipment, R&D and retail.
Peter is a corporate lawyer and has been a Partner at Steinepreis Paganin (Perth based corporate law firm) since July 2005 and has a wide range of experience in all forms of commercial and corporate law, with a particular focus on medical cannabis, resources (hard rock and oil/gas), equity capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. He also has significant experience in dealing in cross border transactions.
Peter graduated from the University of Western Australia in 1998 with a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance). He has also completed a Masters of Applied Finance and Investment with FINSIA.
Winton is an experienced company director. Winton brings a broad range of skills and experience in strategy, company development, corporate governance, company public listings, merger and acquisition transactions and corporate finance. He has considerable experience with ASX listed and other companies over a broad range of industries having been involved with many successful ventures from early stage through to large capital development projects.
Winton holds formal qualifications in economics, finance, accounting, education and governance. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Member of CPA Australia and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia/Chartered Secretary.
Doug is an experienced company director and has also served for 30 years as CFO or CEO in a number of significant and successful (mostly publicly-listed) commercial enterprises and investment banks. His executive experience had a heavy emphasis in corporate strategy, treasury, financial management, M&A and business development.
As a professional director Doug has developed risk management and governance expertise. He has a strong background in IPO and start-ups and a reputation for innovation, perseverance and achieving solutions and results.
Doug has a Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Michael resides in Toronto, Canada and is an experienced former investment banker and private equity executive. Michael is an active cannabis sector executive, having recently served as Vice President of Corporate Finance of Dosecann (an investee company prior to its successful divestment by MMJ in 2018) and now as the Chief Operating Officer and director of Embark Health (a current investee company of MMJ).
Michael has a Master of Business Administration, University of New Brunswick, Major: International Finance and a Bachelor of Sciences (Honors), McMaster University.
Jason is an experienced senior executive. He was appointed CEO in February 2018. Prior to joining MMJ, Jason was CFO of DUET Group, a former member of the ASX100, for 9 years to May 2017. As part of this role, he led a signiﬁcant transformation through M&A, recapitalisations and restructuring that resulted in DUET’s market capitalisation growing from $1.2 billion in 2009 to $7.4 billion in 2017, at which time the group was acquired at an attractive premium. In addition, Jason has gained experience from roles in restructuring, advisory, venture capital, corporate development and corporate ﬁnance in Australia and overseas.
Jason has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), a Master of Business Administration (MBA), is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (FCA) and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (MAICD).
Jim has 20 years of experience in the investment management industry with alternative asset fund managers in Australia and overseas including Hastings Funds Management and Annuity Australia. His roles include acting as responsible manager, investment manager and CFO within alternative asset fund managers.
Jim has a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics), is a member of the Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand and a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Debra joined MMJ in March 2018 as Head Ofﬁce Manager. She has over 20 years of administration experience in legal, risk, compliance and human resources with top 50 ASX companies.