Our Team

Rebecca Culver

Founder & Managing Director

Rebecca grew up in Upper Hutt and moved to Palmerston North to complete a Bachelor of Communications at Massey University. After a year in the students association, MUSA, Rebecca moved to Wellington to work as a Learning and Development Consultant. After being made redundant Rebecca tried teacher’s college and when that didn’t work out she…

Manoj Dutt

General Operations Manager

Manoj migrated to New Zealand from Fiji with his family in 2005. He has over 20 years of banking experience having worked at Banks both in Fiji and New Zealand. During his time at the banks, Manoj held Senior positions including that of a Branch Manager. Apart from this, he has owned and operated his…

Graham Clout

Store Coordinator

Leah Baken

Funding Administrator

Hannah Nhung Nguyen

Office Administrator

Rachael Waldrom

Store Person

Jason Sutherland

Transport Person

Our Board

Angela Rowan

Board Chair

Angela is a nutritionist by training and has worked in management and business development, as well as nutrition leadership positions in the food industry and wider nutrition community for over 30 years. Currently Head of Innovation for paediatric nutrition at Fonterra, and formerly holding roles in Marketing, Business Development and as General Manager of Nutrition,…

Amos Palfreyman

Member

Amos Palfreyman is passionate about sustainable food systems. He is the CEO and Co-founder at Miruku and an advisor at FoodHQ leading projects that connect food ideas to science. Amos has previously worked in economic development, international relations and in consumer food science for a FMCG company. He is interested in sustainable business models in…

Hannah White

Member

Hannah loves bringing more colour into the world. She also loves food and is glad it never goes out of fashion. She hopes food waste will go out of fashion and is so proud of the mahi the Just Zilch volunteers and workers put in week in and week out to care for our city-…

Ellieda Komene

Member

Ellieda is of Ngāpuhi descent and was born and raised in the Waikato. She has a background in tertiary education, social services, health and local government sectors and is now working in a local law firm in the Manawatū. She is passionate about social and environmental causes and enjoys engaging with people from all walks…

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