Aussie Colours Management

Dr Judy Halliday (PhD; GAICD) – Director & Chair

Judy is a Group Manager at UniQuest Pty Ltd. She has over twenty years of experience in early stage discovery, development and commercialisation. This includes more than six years in the senior management team of listed Australian Biotech Company. Judy has a focus on the development and execution of sound strategic and business planning for the successful commercialisation of new products and technologies. Judy is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and currently serves as a director on the board of Q-Sera Pty Ltd and is a director and Chair of GRW Industries Pty Ltd.


Cameron Turner – Managing Director
Cameron is an Innovation Manager at UniQuest Pty Ltd. He played a pivotal role in establishing Aussie Colours and has been the Managing Director of Aussie Colours since 2007. Cameron is also the CEO of Progel. Cameron has over 20 years of experience in food and agribusiness research, product development and international marketing with a focus on assisting agribusiness organisations to address principal strategic growth issues.


Jim Kalokerinos (BAppSc; BEcon; FAICD) – Director
Jim Kalokerinos has over thirty years’ experience in sales, marketing and business development within the life sciences industry, and over twenty five years of experience as a company director. He was a cofounder of three companies – Techlab Enterprises, Pacific Diagnostics and Panbio Ltd. Jim has held senior management and board positions both in Australia and internationally. In addition to Aussie Colours, he serves as a Director on the Board for Genera Biosystems Ltd. and ProGel Pty Ltd. He is also a Director of the Brisbane Angels Investors Group and is on the investment committee for Terra Rossa Capital.


Dr Dion Harrison (BAppSci Hons I; PhD) - Principal Plant Breeding Consultant
Dion is the Director and Principal Consultant at InnoV8 Botanics Pty Ltd which provides consultancy services to other botanic-based enterprises, including management of Aussie Colours’ Plant Breeding and Commercialisation Program. Dion has over 16 years of experience in Plant Science research and development, with particular expertise in Plant Breeding and Molecular Genetics of Australian native plants. Dion was a Research Fellow and Lecturer in Horticulture and Plant Sciences at The University of Queensland (UQ) for over 11 years, and helped pioneer the development of the Aussie Colours Plant Breeding Program when he was a researcher with the Centre For Native Floriculture at UQ.