Ventures & Investments

Ventures

Light Warrior Ventures believes in delivering strong returns for founders and shareholders through investment in best of breed, high growth companies. We can’t help but be drawn to businesses with an intent to have positive impact on the world at the same time as building a hugely successful business. We know it is possible to do both. And we know it makes businesses better when they do.

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Investments

Light Warrior believes that our Investments portfolio should deliver on our goals and the legacy we wish to build. We manage and are actively looking to further develop our portfolio of globally diversified investments.

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Meet The Team

Chairman | Founder

Radek Sali

Chairman | Founder

Radek Sali stands as one of Australia’s most successful business people and a serial entrepreneur in the health and wellness sector. He revolutionised the Swisse Wellness group by making the category aspirational, pioneering the use of brand ambassadors. As CEO, Radek created a positive working culture (winning ‘the best place to work in Australia’ in 2015 and 2016) and charted record sales. In 2015 Radek helped negotiate the sale of the group to Hong Kong listed Biostime for $1.7 billion, one of the biggest private company transactions in Australian history.

Radek used the proceeds to set up a company, Light Warrior, with ex Goldman Sachs banker Adam Gregory. Light Warrior is an investment group committed to creating shared value by investing in businesses that are socially responsible and environmentally conscious.

In addition to the role of Executive Chairman at Light Warrior, Radek is the Executive Chairman of Made by Cow, Wanderlust Nutrition, a founder and Director of Stratosphere, Anthem and Director of Wanderlust Head Co. Radek supports community initiatives as Chairman and Founder of the not-for-profit Lightfolk Foundation, Chairman of Food & Drink Victoria, a Director for the charity Igniting Change, B Team Board member – Australasia, the National Institute of Integrative Medicine Director, a Campaign Cabinet member for La Trobe University and Founder and Director of Conscious Investment Management. In 2016, Radek was CEO in residence at Melbourne University and is an Honorary Alumni at La Trobe University.

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CEO | Founder

Adam Gregory

CEO | Founder

Adam Gregory is the CEO of Light Warrior, having founded the group with Radek Sali in early 2016.  Prior to joining Light Warrior, Adam was the Co-Head of the Consumer, Retail & Healthcare Investment Banking in Australia / New Zealand for Goldman Sachs.

Adam has more than $33 billion of mergers, acquisitions and capital raising transactions experience, including many high profile sales and IPOs and financings for Adairs, Aesop, Billabong, Cellarmasters, Costa, Dairy Farmers, Domino’s Pizza, Fortescue Metals, Foster’s, Kathmandu, Myer, Rebel Sport and Swisse; just to name a few.  And, he was the investment banker who backed Radek’s vision for the growth of Swisse, by providing funding in 2013, and orchestrating its record-breaking sale.

Prior to Goldman Sachs, Adam worked at Citi Group and Arthur Andersen.  He is a Chartered Accountant and completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at the University of Melbourne.

Adam is currently on the board of Hydralyte, MyDNA and Stratosphere.  He is an alternate director of Made by Cow and an Advisory Board Member for the not-for-profit National Institute of Integrative Medicine.

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Certified b Corporation

We’re a B Corp!

Light Warrior became a Certified B Corporation in 2018. B Corps are a new type of company that uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.

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