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.
Mr David Vincent
Mr Vincent is the owner and Managing Director of the Farmers Market on Manning, Western Australia’s largest farmers market since 2009. The market has an average patronage of around 5,000 per week. Mr Vincent has a long successful history in retail food and a strong interest in innovative new concepts. He is currently the Chairman of the Western Australian Farmers Market Association.
Mr Giuseppe Lenzo
Mr Lenzo is a Chartered Accountant and Registered Tax Agent. He has more than 13 years’ experience working in the Tax, Accounting and Business Advisory space. During that time Giuseppe has worked for KPMG and Deloitte, two of the largest accounting & consultancy firms worldwide, as well as a boutique tax specialist consultancy firm. Giuseppe currently runs his own practice, G Lenzo Consulting, which has been successfully operating since January 2017. He services a range of small businesses assisting them with their tax, accounting and business advisory needs.