OUR TEAM

 We bring skills and knowledge earned through years of work in the cannabis industry, together with experience from finance, corporate governance, and many more sectors.

Below you can read more about the team and what each of us bring to the company.

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A Chartered Secretary and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators with an MSc in Corporate Governance and the Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors.  He has worked in the finance sector for over 30 years and currently acts as an NED and consultant to companies in the finance and commercial sectors.  Paul has gained broad experience in starting and building businesses, operations, management, corporate governance and risk.

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Paul Smith

Chief Executive Officer

The founder of Oak and Crane, LLC., a company that builds and designs systems for distillations that can be used for a wide array of purification purposes.  He currently holds six US patents, and one filed (pending) in Canada, relating to cannabis processing and extraction hardware. Gary has conducted vigorous testing of cannabis extraction methods with many different solvents and systems over the last several years with one of the largest Cannabis companies in the US.

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Gary Tucker

Chief Operations Officer

With 35 years’ experience in the international finance markets having held senior posts at several leading investment banks. He trained as a fixed-income specialist at Daiwa Securities before joining Midland Montagu as director of the US government trading desk. In 1990, he jointly set up Greenwich Capital office in London, before senior positions at IBJI and Bank of America. In 2007, he co-founded Hinde Capital, an alternative asset manager and was a management founder of Glintpay in 2015.

Mark Mahaffey

Chief Financial Officer

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Bruce began growing medically when he received his medical card in 2012 and has developed living soil mixes, compost teas, and other techniques over the years that have resulted in Award Winning Cannabis. He was the co-owner and Master Grower at TruGanic Farms and put together all S.O.P’s and binders needed to conform with OLCC licensing requirements. He also managed a dispensary in Oregon where he implemented terpene focus and education, being one of the first to do so.

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Bruce Caruso

Head of Cultivation

Member & Manager of Oak and Crane, LLC. Assistant to Director of Operations for Cannabis Manufacturing company. Stream-lined a large packaging and pen filling operation. Developed standard operating procedure manuals for cannabis manufacturing and assisted in cannabis manufacturing facility development. Respiratory Therapist for intensive care. 8 years management and business administration experience. 6 years medical experience.

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Rebecca Tucker

Group Compliance Officer

Elected to the States of Guernsey (Guernsey’s government) as a Deputy in 2016. He was appointed to the Committee for Home Affairs and was elected onto the Island’s Development & Planning Authority. He co-founded Bonsai Group Ltd and was also a co-founder and Technical Director of Ezydeck UK, a business involved in importing specialist timber products from Australia to the UK.

Marc Leadbeater

Director