Board of Directors

David Fenlon

David Fenlon

Independent Chair and Non-Executive Director

David Fenlon has over 30 years of world-wide experience in the FMCG and consumer sectors.  He is currently CEO of The Platform Alliance Group, Non-Executive Chair for Nutritional Growth Solutions (ASX: NGS) and Non-Executive Director of Quest for Life Foundation.  He was previously Group CEO and Managing Director of BWX Limited (ASX: BWX), and prior to that, was Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand at Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL).

David has worked with leading retail brands both in Australia and offshore, with a strong focus on strategic planning and business transformation. David's experience also includes holding key positions in Tesco throughout Europe and Safeway in the UK and he was a member of the Board of Directors for the Special Olympics from May 2017 until June 2019.

Ron Dufficy

Group Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director


Ron Dufficy has been with Elixinol Wellness Limited since 2017, prior to the Company's IPO, and more recently held the role of the Company's Global Chief Financial Officer.  Ron has extensive senior leadership and strategy experience which has included holding senior international finance roles, leading large international teams and driving growth initiatives across highly regulated markets.  Ron's previous experience has also included the roles of General Manager, Global Shared Services, at Aristocrat (ASX: ALL)  and Chief Financial Officer, Aristocrat America, Aristocrat’s largest and most profitable division.

Pauline Gately

Non-Executive Director


After leading the merger process, Pauline Gately was appointed as a non-executive director of Elixinol Wellness. Pauline is an experienced director who brings a sharp commercial focus to strategy. Her Board contributions are underpinned by senior roles in investment banking across the Asia Pacific region. She is currently Non- Exec Chair of Kalgoorlie Gold Mining Ltd (ASX:KAL), and Non-Exec Director of Pioneer Credit Ltd (ASX: PNC).