Management Team

Verde Tech Group is an assembled group of talented and experienced professionals, our expertise comes from a wide variety of leading global institutions and innovative SME’s. Our management team shares an uncompromised dedication to excellence and integrity.

We provide first-class academic intelligence and proven management experience, with start-ups, high growth scalable businesses, governments, banking and renewable technologies.

Robert is the Founder/ MD of the Verde Group, an agribusiness & renewables focused company engaged in biomass production & supply for tropical forage in the beef & dairy cattle markets, with a strong focus on sustainability.

As CEO of Verde he has developed industrial and household products made from natural fibres that combined processing technologies with proprietary environment-enhancing agricultural applications.

He has strong technical, financial and managerial capabilities and is recognized as a leading expert in Kenaf-based industries. He has founded and served as director on renewable energy, food and property development company boards in Australia and throughout South-East Asia.

He previously worked with Kellogg, Brown & Root, a leading global engineering company. He is a graduate of the University of Queensland, Gatton Agricultural College, with studies in rural technology, land resources management and environmental engineering.

He has developed innovative product solutions in the Agri-manufacturing sector, for food security, green industrial products, and renewable energy. Robert is acknowledged for his passionate, corporate social responsibility credentials.

Robert has been a leading innovator, in the agricultural and environmental industries for over 15 years.

Mark is an entrepreneur with strong financial management and corporate governance credentials having more than 30 years of banking, finance and accounting experience in the Asia Pacific region.

He has previously worked in senior regional roles for several of the world’s leading financial institutions including Standard Chartered, Citigroup, GE Capital, and Deloitte, where he was a leading authority on local & international business lending practices as well as financial reporting and management.

After completing his Bachelor of Business degree at UTS, (concurrently with his accounting internship at a Deloitte affiliate), he attained his CPA qualification. Since then, he has achieved a knowledgeable background in emerging markets risk management, particularly in relation to start-ups in the renewables space.

He completed an MBA in Finance at the University of Wales (Bangor) under a Standard Chartered scholarship, is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia, and a Past Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

He currently contributes to the Boards of several companies in Asia, Australia and the UK involved in the ag-tech and renewables space.