Meet the Team

Emma Sinclair

Co-founder, Director, Nutritionist, Recipe creator

  • Team: Creative team
  • Qualifications/Interests: BSc honours degree in Human Nutrition
  • Personal traits and life passions: Happiness, Emma's motto in life is "everything is awesome", excitement, enthusiasm, ambition. Her passions, to name a few include sustainability, fair-trade and supporting local communities and trade.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: This changes seasonally but let's go with limes for now.
  • Why she loves working for EFB? She makes a positive contribution to her customers busy everyday lives and she gets to spend all day, every day of every week with Harland.

Harland Sinclair

Co-founder, Director, Operations & Business Development

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: Horticulture
  • Personal traits and life passions: Harland has many personal traits, too many to mention here in this space. He is passionate about the provision of locally produced and seasonally grown foods. He believes this model can help re-establish the local food supply model and ensure quality is kept optimised at all times.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Oysters
  • Why he loves working for EFB? He is surrounded by fruit and loves mentoring his operations team on the weekends.

Susanne Lorenz

Website Development, Operations & Behind the scenes

  • Team: Business development
  • Qualifications/Interests:
  • Sue has a background in administration all-around, online marketing, technical operations and business mentorship.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Animal welfare, Sue is also passionate about community building and sustainable resourcing.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Bacon
  • Why she loves working for EFB? Sue loves working with Harland and would miss his annoying Voxer messages if she wasn't part of the team.

Debby de Gouviea

Photographer & Food Stylist, Recipe creator

  • Team: Creative team
  • Qualifications/Interests: NDip Graphic Design, NDip Photography
  • Debby has an FMCG industry background in trade category and product ranging.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Positivity, enthusiasm and friendliness. Passionate about adventure, being outside and pretty much everything!
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Lettuce and anything in a salad.
  • Why she loves working for EFB? It's a positive, progressive, supportive and responsible environment, Emma gives her creative free-range and only ropes her in occasionally....whew!

Winnie Waterhouse

Admin, Writer, Proofreader

  • Team: Creative Team
  • Qualifications/Interests: Bachelor of Education. Winnie has 6 years of international teaching experience
  • Personal traits and life passions: Loves to travel; she aims to eat what locals eat and upon getting home to try to recreate authentic dishes.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Bacon
  • Why she loves working for EFB? It's a positive and fun environment; getting to work with Emma & Debby. Winnie loves the good times in the test kitchen on Tuesdays!

Kyle Watson

Team member

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: Currently studying a Bachelor of Sports and Exercise science.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Kyle enjoys travelling, the outdoors, he is passionate about any form of physical activity/sport and living a healthy lifestyle.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Anything that comes pre-packed, like .. whole pumpkin!
  • Why he loves working for EFB? Because nothing cheers him up quite like seeing Harland Sinclair every weekend.

Rach Paul

Operations expert and produce co-ordinator

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: Qualified Les Mills fitness instructor.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Really passionate about health, exercise, wellbeing and life.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Cocoa beans
  • Why she loves working for EFB? The operations role burns off the bounty of excitable energy that our Rachy has.

Tait Wilson

Packing and delivery

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: Currently studying veterinary nursing.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Tait not only has a very cool name, she loves meeting new people and is passionate about customer service, having come from a retail background.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Pastry, anything wrapped in pastry. Of course Tait loves her veggies too...wrapped in pastry 🙂
  • Why she loves working for EFB? It's a great team environment with a whole bunch of friendly people.

Connie Taylor-Still

Deliveries with a smile

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: Small business owner, Connie moonlights during the week for her own driving business.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Really passionate about people and helping others, makes incredible dried apples!
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Coriander
  • Why she loves working for EFB? Connie enjoys being part of the team and likes the chats and interactions she has with our cusomers on delivery.

Peter Bloemen

Packing perfectionist

  • Team: Operations
  • Interests: Pete loves hanging out with his family and mates. He is a bachelor and an avid cook and appreciates good nutrition and a balanced diet.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Positive, great sense of humour, hard working.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Gravy! No Pete, I don't think that gravy qualifies, let's call it 'stock'.
  • Why he loves working for EFB? Peter keeps the young ones focussed and entertained with his life tales about the townsfolk in Hamilton.

Lucy Hill

Deliveries with a smile

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: Currently studying Business.
  • Personal traits and life passions: Vibrant, our Lucy is a good girl who works hard and is a dedicated team member.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Avocado in the summer and beetroot the rest of the year!
  • Why she loves working for EFB? Lucy loves the banter among the team and is passionate about healthy eating.

Kieran Carling

Packhouse perfectionist

  • Team: Operations
  • Qualifications/Interests: TBC
  • Personal traits and life passions: Kieren likes a good laugh, usually at Kyles expense, or his own.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Capers
  • Why he loves working for EFB? He constantly discovers new and exiting ingredients he once knew nothing about. It's veducational!

Hiro Tumahai

Packhouse perfectionist

  • Team: Operations
  • Interests: Hiro loves the All Blacks, a lot!
  • Personal traits and life passions: Hiro gets things done! He's super friendly, kind and a great team player.
  • Favourite ingredient in the whole wide world: Chicken
  • Why Hiro loves working for EFB? Hiro enjoys the friendly banter and positive vibes at work on the weekend.