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…

Vaughn Seymour

General Manager

Vaughn graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Studies in 2016. Following which, he fulfilled his ambition to pursue higher studies by completing a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management Studies (Business). He has held a wide variety of roles from a Marketing Manager, Customer Relationship Manager to a Business Development Manager in numerous sectors including insurance,…

Graham Clout

Store Coordinator

Leah Baken

Funding Administrator

Hannah Nhung Nguyen

Office Administrator

Emma Moses

Food Hub Coordinator

Clark Ellery

Logistics Support

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


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


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


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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