Who we are


HATCH is a Melbourne based start-up. 

We have been working with Black Soldier Flies since 2016, developing IP to optimise their efficiencies in food waste bioconversion. 

HATCH has a passionate and dedicated Board, from blue chip companies, bringing a wealth of business, technical and strategic knowledge and expertise:

  • Gordon Hoen - Founder and former CEO of Upstream Print Solutions (now part of Fuji Xerox)
  • Daniel Madhaven - CEO Impact Investment Group and former Acting CEO JBWere Australia
  • Glynn McConnell - Experienced business consultant and former Partner at PwC 

We also benefit from the support of a highly skilled Advisory Team with expertise in chemical and mechanical engineering, rendering and aquaculture production.  

HATCH has also been a member of the EVO Consortium since 2017, which connects us to Black Soldier Fly companies and experts from around the world. Since 2015 we have been collaborating with EVO co-founder and Chairman Jeff Tomberlin Ph.D - a world-renowned Black Soldier Fly academic from Texas A&M University (USA).