Alexander Keach is the founder & managing director of ECS Botanics and has founded, grown and financed companies across agriculture, financial services and mining sectors. He has a diverse background with over 14 years of experience in financial markets as an investor, adviser and fund manager. Mr Keach has acted as a corporate advisor to several companies on strategy development and implementation, governance and change management. He has practical skills in agriculture including many years of experience working on properties - most notably in the cultivation of poppies, hemp, potatoes. Mr Keach has a degree in Rural Business Management, is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a board member of the Hemp Association of Tasmania.