Meet The Team

In a dynamic and challenging industry, SETEK has recognised the need for a strong and experienced board of directors:

Hon Peter Dunne. Chairman.

Hon Peter Dunne


Non-Executive Director-Elect

Former MP, Minister and Associate Minister for Health, with extensive knowledge of the political arena, and a driving force in the advancement of New Zealand’s drug laws in recent years. Peter chairs the SETEK advisory board.

David Pearce. Chief Executive Officer

David Pearce


Chief Executive Officer
Executive Director

David founded SETEK in April 2018 after seeing the potential in cannabis to improve the quality of life of many New Zealanders. David works full time on the business.

Charles Bolt. Legal & Commercial.

Charles Bolt


Legal & Commercial
Non-Executive Director-Elect

Charles has over 25 years of broad commercial, capital markets and corporate governance experience. He was until recently Group General Counsel and Company Secretary at Fletcher Building where he sat on the Executive Committee. Prior to this he worked at Bell Gully.

Simon Jukes. Global Business Development.

Simon Jukes


Global Business Development

Simon’s career includes managing large scale engineering development projects in Europe, 20 years building multi-national companies, and in the last 10 years raising investment capital throughout Europe and Asia.

Martin Gray. Financial & Commercial.

Martin Gray

B Com, CA

Financial & Commercial
Non-Executive Director-Elect

Martin has over 25 years corporate finance experience in Asia, NZ and Europe. Former head of M&A for EY NZ, Martin has advised on over 100 transactions with a total value exceeding US$1bn.

Janet Nand. Advisor - Quality & HSE

Janet Nand

Advisor - Quality & HSE

Janet has a wealth of knowledge of GMP quality systems management in both the health and nutraceutical sectors and has managed quality for Manuka Health, one of New Zealand’s most successful Manuka Honey companies.

Shaun Funnell. Design & Lighting.

Shaun Funnell

Design & Lighting

An experienced engineer with 20 years’ experience in CAD and 3D design with and 10 years’ experience designing LED grow light systems. Previously senior design engineer for a number of manufacturing companies.

Stacey Fraser. GM - Cosmetic Products.

Stacey Fraser