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Key personnel


Karlu Chu

Chief Executive Officer

After starting his career in Melbourne working in law and investment banking, Karlu worked with cocoa and coffee farmers in Latin America building an agri-trade platform. Before returning to Melbourne, Karlu managed the e-Commerce business of a leading consumer goods company in Hong Kong and China, as well as the operations of a manuka honey portfolio company.

Karlu looks to bring his passion for working with farmers, healthy food and practical innovation to deliver the health benefits of BARLEYmax® to more consumers both locally and globally.

Join Karlu and the team on our journey as we make BARLEYmax® a staple in your lifestyle, promoting a practical path to health and well-being for everyone.

Alfred Leung

Alfred Leung


Finance Director

Alfred is an experienced finance professional with a proven track record in the banking and finance industry. He held key leadership positions at ANZ Bank, excelling in business performance analysis and strategic initiatives. Demonstrated expertise in financial planning, analysis, accounting, tax compliance, and risk management.

Alfred is a CPA with an MBA and diverse certifications, offering a wealth of knowledge and a passion for driving financial success to The Healthy Grain.

Lauren Ross-Gilder

Lauren Ross-Gilder

BBus(Marketing), BBus (Management) – Monash University

Marketing & Business Development Manager

Working with iconic brands across a wide range of industries, Lauren takes a hands-on approach to all facets of marketing and business development.

In joining The Healthy Grain, Lauren sees the rare opportunity to build a brand from the ground up, that can truly make a difference to the health of people across the globe. With experience across digital, events, PR, social and strategy, Lauren is excited to be able to facilitate the marketing of The Healthy Grain to drive growth domestically and internationally.

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