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VAILO Staff Penelope Bettison

Penelope Bettison

Chief Operating Officer

Penelope is a strategic executive with over 20 years’ experience in supporting ambitious start-ups and businesses with an appetite for growth. An experienced leader, board director, business owner and advisor, she brings a wealth of experience across all areas of a business from marketing to operations, capital raising to people and culture.

Prior to joining VAILO, Penelope was an Executive Director and Head of Corporate Service of energy tech start-up 1414 Degrees (ASX:14D), which listed in 2018. She founded and sold a marketing agency which also assisted start-ups and SMEs in the pursuit of growth. Penelope is a Member and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD), has a Bachelor of Business, is a Fellow of the Australian Marketing Institute (FAMI) and a Certified Practicing Marketer (CPM).