Enzide is an Australian unlisted public company that is committed to people and planet.

  • We see a genuine opportunity to impact plastic pollution, particularly in our oceans through our new enzyme technology, leaving a positive legacy for our children and the next generations.

  • Enzide offers investors, manufacturers and consumers a credible alternative to fossil fuel and single-use plastic, with patented, scalable technology and significant consumer and market demand.

Research Labs at Monash University

We are pleased to be located in state-of-the art laboratories at Monash University’s Innovation Labs and to be collaborating on our technology development.

We join a community of visionary startups and businesses reshaping the future across a range of sectors.

Enzide’s ongoing research and development program and technology partnerships are being directed by Dr Pete Cass.

Board & Management

  • Our team has a track record in venture capital, technology development and commercialisation and navigating complex regulatory settings.

  • We’ve got surfers, hang gliders and wing foilers involved and know the impact of plastic pollution from lived experience.

  • We find a way or make one, understanding that collaboration and partnerships are critical to solving complex problems that impact us all.

  • Barnaby Egerton-Warburton
    Non-Executive Chairman

    Barnaby has over 25 years of investment banking, international investment and market experience with positions at JP Morgan (New York, Sydney, Hong Kong), BNP Equities (New York) and Prudential Securities (New York).

    Barnaby is chairman of Modena Ventures (Modena), Pantera Minerals (ASX : PFE) and Arizona Lithium (ASX : AZL), a non-executive director of Locality Planning Energy (ASX : LPE) and an executive director of Lord Resources (ASX : LRD).

  • Marny Reakes
    Non-Executive Director

    Marny is a chemical engineer with an MBA and more than 25 years of international experience in heavy industry and has more recently held leadership roles in a US biotech start-up and in venture capital investing.

    She cares deeply about science, technology and empowering the teams that can harness deep tech to solve the world’s toughest challenges.

  • Paul Burton
    Non-Executive Director

    Paul is an experienced corporate executive who has over 25 years of experience in entrepreneurial endeavors, financial services, mergers and acquisitions, and business consulting.

    Paul has worked successfully as a Director or Chairman of a number of ASX-listed companies and subsidiaries with expertise in strategy, governance, and risk.

  • Jason Salman
    Non-Executive Director

    Jason is a lawyer with over 25 years’ experience and specialises in restructuring, insolvency, and special situations and has a particular focus on assisting clients to acquire underperforming assets and implement operational and balance sheet restructurings to maximise investment returns.

    Jason has significant international experience gained from being based in London for over a decade and has acted on numerous high-profile and complex financial restructuring matters in Europe and Australia.

  • Marcus Gracey
    Managing Director

    Marcus is an experienced corporate, legal, and technology executive and brings a diverse professional background in technology commercialisation, innovation, law, strategy, and building and leading companies.

    Marcus’ previous roles and responsibilities have included regional and global positions across various market sectors in addition to having significant experience as a professional public company director.

  • Dr Pete Cass
    Chief Scientist

    Dr Cass has a PhD in Polymer Chemistry with two decades of tenure as a research scientist with CSIRO, consulting with industry on bioplastics, biodegradable polymers, and materials to meet the needs of a circular economy. Dr Cass was the lead CSIRO scientist in charge of the Enzide Technologies research project, including the invention of Enzide over the last 6 years.

    Specialising in bioplastics R&D that involves designing plastics for improved degradation (industrial compost, home compost, soil, and marine environments) to meet or surpass regulatory standards, Dr. Cass has also worked in biomedical materials development.

    Dr Cass was formerly a postdoctoral scientist at the University of Melbourne.

  • Richard Newton
    Chief Commercial Officer

    Richard has 15 years experience across public and private sectors, including advising the highest level of decision makers as a Chief of Staff in Federal and State Governments.

    Richard has also consulted to companies with national profile on their strategy, communications and government relations.

    Supporting the Enzide project for several years, Richard was instrumental in the acquisition of the technology.

  • Tony Tomba
    Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

    Tony is an experienced finance executive with a track record of leadership performance across multiple industries, in both large and medium-sized global enterprises. He held various Senior Finance and HQ Tax roles in Australia and overseas, during his 19 years with the Schlumberger Group, after which he held Senior Finance positions for companies operating in the international aviation and domestic offshore marine sectors.

    Tony is technically strong in corporate governance, compliance, risk management, planning, budgeting, GAAP financial reporting, working capital management, and tax.

Progressing B Corp Certification

  • As part of our commitment to Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles, Enzide is progressing B Corp certification. B Corps are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability. This certification reflects our dedication to using business as a force for good and holds us accountable for our impact on people and the planet.

  • We believe that our journey toward ESG excellence and B Corp certification is not just a destination but a continuous evolution. Enzide is excited about the positive changes we can make and the inspiration we can draw from other like-minded organisations on this transformative journey.