About Us

Bringing Together the Best in the Cannabis Business


We are a licensed group on medical cannabis cultivation, research and distribution with offices throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East. We have passion and enthusiasm to develop products, technologies and services as well as contributing to the growing body around the globe who value the benefits of medical cannabis. Symtomax was founded by a group of individuals with extensive international experience in operations, capital markets, corporate finance, law and healthcare services, combined with over 40 years in the medical cannabis industry.

Our mission is to create products that help people live healthier lives.

Symtomax has commenced its international expansion process based on its growth in Europe and the warm reception it has received there. Our objective is to take Symtomax to new markets where we can tell people about our products and our infatuation and passion for this plant and the latest research in medical Cannabis.

A global community

Everyone on our team is involved in our company’s vision and success. We believe that the many and varied voices that contribute here strengthen us and improve our products.


Our mission is to provide safe and effective high grade medical cannabis available to everyone who needs it. Offering alternative health care solutions in order to support and ease the healing process.


Symtomax are dedicated to cutting-edge innovation using the latest technology ensuring full regulatory compliance, and strict procedures that ensure consistently high quality product


Our success is strengthened by our close working relationships with some of the cannabis industry’s largest cannabis-infused product manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies and growers.


We are a motivated, committed and innovative team, together across disciplines and research areas in a pioneering, challenging and dynamic environment. We understand that our activities must be geared towards excellence and sustainable development, something we can only achieve thanks to our most important asset: our workforce.

Minette Coetzee

Minette Coetzee

CEO & Founder

Minette is a powerful business driver whose entrepreneurial instincts and clarity of vision have carried multiple companies through rapid and continuous growth with over a decade of experience in the international financial markets

Paul Segal

Paul Segal

Chairman & Co Founder

Paul is an experienced business development professional with a vast history in global blue chip companies, during which time he achieved multiple accreditations. Paul is distinguished by his passion for business, his focus on collaborative team-building, and his commitment to meeting customer and market demands.

Olaf Van Tulder

Olaf Van Tulder

Technical Director

As Chief Executive Officer of Green House Brands, which includes some of the world’s most successful cannabis businesses such as Green House Co and Strain Hunters, Olaf has more than 25 years’ experience in the cultivation of cannabis on a commercial level.

David Mace

David Mace


David is a former GW Pharmaceuticals PLC remuneration and audit committee Chairman. A senior executive with over 40 years of leadership and management experience in private and public sectors including manufacturing, healthcare, government , insurance and trade organisations.