board

The Escavox board brings a wealth of experience in governance, investment, fresh foods, retail and supply chain logistics, as well as unique insights into the future of food production and marketing.

john dahlsen chair  

John has been Escavox chair since early 2019, bringing strong leadership and governance to the Board. 

His business acumen has been honed over many years from leadership roles such as Southern Cross Broadcasting chair and co-founder, Woolworths chair, ANZ director and Melbourne Business School chair. 

John has a passion for driving change in fresh food supply chains to deliver better quality products to consumers and greater value for supply chain participants. 

Escavox Chair - John Dahlsen

richard mckinnon  

Richard has a 40-year career in the finance industry including senior executive roles in investment and commercial banking. He spent 19 years with National Australia Bank where he was group chief financial officer and a director of several NAB subsidiary companies.  

Richard is an experienced director, having held several corporate, semi-government, private and not-for-profit board positions. He is currently co-chairman of the Advisory Board of the Dahlsen Group of Companies.  

Richard holds a B Ec. (Hon), Grad Dip (Accounting) and is a fellow of Certified Practising Accountants, a fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

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chris mcloghlin  

A co-founder of Escavox, Chris previously founded Australia's largest organic mushroom farming company, and more recently co-founded Fable Food Co that makes products from mushrooms.  

He has been a founder of several successful start-ups, as well as engaging in several consulting roles to lend his expertise in supply chain management, produce/grocery procurement, crypto-economics, primary production and supply chain automation.  

In 2018 Chris won Horticulture Australia's Young Grower of the Year, ABC Rural Australian Young Farmer of the Year and Australian Farmer of the Year (Excellence in Technology), and Australian Organic Grower of the Year. 

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noel shield  

Noel has extensive knowledge of the global fresh produce industry, with a career of more than 40 years - most of this time based in Asia.  

During this time, he has held executive management roles and has been involved in supermarket development/management, company restructuring and corporate development across several industries.  

Noel currently holds a consultancy and advisory position with The Farmind Corporation, Japan and is a director of Asia Project Management Limited, Hong Kong. 

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luke wood  

Luke is CEO and co-founder of Escavox. Prior to this he held several executive level roles in supply chain management.  

His experience in designing and deploying emerging technology to reduce inefficiency in supply chains ranges from retail warehouse systems to oil field asset control.  

He has previously founded and managed an IoT asset management company in the US oil industry and most recently was head of supply chain technology & innovation with one of Australia’s leading supermarket chains.  

Luke has held roles on IoT executive council and was previously a director of the Australasian Supply Chain Institute. 

Luke Wood - Escavox CEO
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quality produce has a voice 

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