Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Travis Dillon


Mr Travis Dillon brings extensive agribusiness experience, with a strong commercial and strategic mindset, and has been appointed as independent Chairman of Clean Seas, effective immediately. Mr Dillon was the CEO and Managing Director of Ruralco Holdings Limited until September 2019, having previously been the Executive General Manager of Ruralco’s Operations. Mr Dillon is currently the Chairman of Terragen Holdings Limited (ASX:TGH), Non-Executive Director of S&W Seed Company Australia, Non-Executive Director of Lifeline Australia, and member of the CSIRO Agriculture and Food Advisory Committee. Mr Dillon has an excellent established track record with both private and listed ASX businesses at implementing strategies to maximise shareholder return, develop and execute business plans, and help manage complex organisational structures.

Marcus Stehr

Non-Executive Director (September 2000)

Marcus is a founding Director and has over 25 years of hands on experience in marine finfish aquaculture operations encompassing Tuna, Kingfish and Mulloway. Marcus is Managing Director of Australian Tuna Fisheries Pty Ltd and holds leadership roles in a number of Industry Associations. Member of remuneration and nominations committee.

Gilbert Vergères

Non-Executive Director

Gilbert has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry, worked for several Swiss private banks, and was Managing Director and Member of the Board of an asset management company before joining Bonafide as a Partner in 2013. Bonafide is a boutique asset management company focusing and investing in the aquaculture and seafood sectors globally.

Katelyn Adams

Non-Executive Director

Ms Adams was appointed to the Company Board on 1 June 2021. She is also the Chair of the Audit and Risk, and the Remuneration and Nominations Committees.

Ms Adams has over 15 years of accounting and board experience, servicing predominantly ASX listed companies. Katelyn is a Chartered Accountant and Partner of the Corporate Advisory division of HLB Mann Judd in Adelaide, as well as the Company Secretary of various listed and private companies. Katelyn has extensive knowledge in corporate governance, ASX Listing Rule requirements, IPO and capital raising processes, as well as a strong technical accounting background.

Ms Adams holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant.

Robert Gratton

Chief Executive Officer

Robert has 20+ years experience in corporate and commercial finance roles. He spent five years in London and New York with JP Morgan Chase investment bank before ten years with Jurlique during which he held a number of finance and operational roles, including seven years as Chief Financial Officer. From 2015 he held the role of Chief Financial Officer with kikki.K before joining Clean Seas in 2019.