Investors Directors & Management

Brad Adams

Managing Director, BSc(Biology), G.Dip(Aqua) MBA

Brad is a third-generation fisherman and has worked as a commercial abalone diver along Western Australia’s south coast for 12 years.  In the 1990’s, Brad was involved in setting up one of Tasmania’s first abalone farms – Tasmanian Tiger Abalone, which later became Cold Gold Abalone.

Brad has been actively involved in Abalone Aquaculture research and development in Western Australia since 2000. Brad was a director of the Western Australian Fishing Industry Council from 2009 to 2011 and Chairman from 2011 to 2013. He holds a MBA and Bachelor of Applied Science, Biology from Curtin University of Technology and a Graduate Diploma, Aquaculture from the University of Tasmania.

Brad has been a Director of and served in an executive capacity for Ocean Grown Abalone Limited since July 2013.


Non-Executive Chairman, B. App. Sc (Chemistry), FAICD

Mr Peter Harold (Non-Executive Chairman), B. App. Sc (Chemistry) FAICD   Peter is a process engineer with over 30 years of corporate experience in the minerals industry, specialising in financing, marketing, project development and operating, business development and general corporate activities. Peter was a founder of Panoramic Resources in March 2001 and was MD until November 2019. Peter held various senior management positions with Shell Australia, Australian Consolidated Minerals Limited, Normandy Mining Limited, MPI Mines Limited and the Gutnick network of companies. Peter is a Non-Executive Director of Pacifico Minerals Limited (ASX:PMY).


Non-Executive Director

Ian has been involved in the Western Australian Fishing Industry since 1975. The Ricciardi Family group have interests in Shark Bay prawn trawlers. Ian has worked on and operated trawlers in Shark Bay, Gulf of Carpentaria and Kimberly Prawn Fisheries. Ian also has interests in the South West Trawl Fishery, through One Sea Pty Ltd – Rottnest Island Scallop. The Ricciardi Family built and operated an Export Food Processing Facility in North Coogee and holds 50% interest in Fremantle City Coldstores. Ian held the position of Chairman of Shark Bay Prawn Association for 10 years and has significant experience in WA Fisheries-related processes.

Ian has been a Director of and served in an executive capacity for Ocean Grown Abalone Limited since July 2013.


Non-Executive Director, B.Econ. LLB, BEc

Danielle is an experienced corporate lawyer with more than 23 years’ experience shared between private law firms and the Australian Securities Exchange. She has a broad range of skills and legal experience in the areas of corporate advisory, governance and equity capital markets. She has advised a range of Australian public and private companies in a range of industries on corporate transactions including capital raisings, ASX listings, business and share acquisitions, shareholder agreements and joint venture agreements.

Romolo Santoro

Company Secretary

Mr Santoro is an experienced executive with a broad range of experience in commercial developments, corporate governance and company administration having worked for a number of ASX listed and other companies over a broad range of industries. Mr Santoro is a Member (ACA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, an Associate Member of the Governance Institute of Australia and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators/Chartered Secretary and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Mr Santoro has worked with the Company as Chief Financial Officer since October 2017 and is well placed to assist the Company in its ongoing development.