Aus Camel Dairies Pty Ltd is pleased to announce that it has strengthened its board of Directors with the appointment of the Hon. Cheryl Lynn Edwardes to the role of non- executive Chairperson.
Ms Edwardes, a qualified barrister and solicitor, member of the Foreign Investment Review Board and a Company Director on a number of ASX Boards, private companies and not-for-profit associations, brings vast experience to Aus Camel Dairies.
Ms Edwardes, already with an incredible list of accomplishments in both the political and private arenas, is a former Minister in the Court Government with extensive experience and knowledge of WA’s legal and regulatory framework relating to mining projects, environmental, native title, heritage and land access. During her political career, Ms Edwardes held positions as the first female Attorney General for Western Australia, Minister for Environment and Labour Relations, and was the Member for Kingsley for nearly 17 years and was also named in the 100 Women of Influence 2016, inducted into Western Australian Women’s Hall of Fame 2016, was a finalist in the Women in Resources Award 2015, and was awarded an Order of Australia in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2016 for “significant service to the people and Parliament of Western Australia, to the law and to the environment, and through executive roles with business, education and community organisations.”
Ms Edwardes is also currently a Senior Advisor in the Public and Government Affairs team at FTI Consulting, assisting clients with a range of complex statutory approvals required for resources and infrastructure projects.
Ms Edwardes will have an incredible impact in supporting Aus Camel Dairies ambitions to become a lead commodity producer in camel dairy products.
About Good Earth Dairy
Good Earth Dairy is Australia’s leading camel milk commodity producer with unique IP to commoditise this expensive food which will obtain the premium positioning in the infant formula and dairy global markets. With a substantial camel herd situated on 800 hectares, Good Earth Dairy has spent over $4.5m in 4 years developing its technology to enable to bring prices below $3.5/L (pre-yield improvements). The milk is currently sold at an average $18/L throughout Australia with 300g tins of powder selling for over AUD$100 in China. The IP created ranges across the entire value chain from capture selection to product development. The IP also includes the capability to rapidly and efficiently scale to more than 3 million litres per annum per designed module. As camel milk does not contain the key dairy allergen unlike any other animal milk, has a lower casein count to cow & goat milk as well as having the smallest fat cells; it creates a premium infant formula product that will gain significant market penetration in the $56 Billion global market. Currently, all produced milk from the pilot plant is selling out via stockists throughout Perth (WA, Australia) without any marketing. This venture is being led by a highly experienced team with a proven high-performance record across the key capabilities required to succeed (e.g. ex-director of successful milk and ice – cream company with global exposure).