Dr Ramiz Boulos, PhD GAICD GradCert Bus
Founder and Executive Chairman
Dr Boulos is an inventor and serial entrepreneur. He graduated with a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Western Australia in 2011. Dr Boulos invented a new class of antibiotics and founded Boulos & Cooper Pharmaceuticals in 2013 to commercialise that research. He is the inventor of Verigrow® and the founder of Veratin. In 2016, Dr Boulos founded Boulos & Cooper Labs, which carries out research and development in different fields. He later invented a new type of biodegradable polymer and licensed it to Veratin. In 2021, he founded Founders First to help founders commercialise their IP. Dr Boulos holds an Adjunct Lecturer position at Flinders University and is a previous SA Tally Poppy (2014). He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Dr Peter Simpson
Chief Scientific Officer
Dr Simpson is a chemist with more than 10 years of experience in the fields of inorganic, organic, and spectroscopic chemistry. He graduated with a PhD from The University of Western Australia, and followed up with research stays throughout Australia and Europe. Author of 40 articles in top peer-reviewed journals, two book chapters, numerous grant applications, and holder of two patents, Dr Simpson has a broad and deep understanding of scientific knowledge.