Meet the team.

Jason Judkins

Jason runs the team and is our guy you should talk to about anything relating to the overall company, sales, marketing or finance.

Jason Judkins

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Susan is our plant girl. If you want to know anything about hop plants, flavours, varietals, science, innovation and how our hops might go with your beer, Susan would love to chat.

Susan Wheeler

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Jono Trolove

Jono looks after everything on the farm. He is the go-to guy if you want to talk land, planting, tractors, hop processing, sheep, cattle or rugby.

Jono Trolove

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Lachlan Boyle

Lachie is our finance guy and he looks after all our commercial matters. Speak with him for any finance-related queries.

Lachlan Boyle

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Sean Benson profile3

With a B Ag Com in Farm Management and over 20 years’ experience in orchard and hop farm management in the United States, we’re stoked to have Sean back home in New Zealand to lead the charge on our hop farms. We’ll make a Southlander of this Waikato and King Country boy yet!

Sean Benson

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Nigel Mc Conchie

Nigel has recently joined us and is in charge of our plant nursery. He loves getting the plants field ready and is busy undertaking a range of trials.

Nigel McConchie

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Kieren Wills profile

Hop Garden Manager

Kieren Wills

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Phoebe Tayerle

Phoebe is our office administrator and keeps everyone on track. If you have queries around anything administrative or not sure who to contact, Phoebe is your go-to.

Phoebe Tayerle

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Emma Bannister

Emma looks after day-to-day activities at Tapawera Hop Garden. Spending all of her time out on the tools, you will meet her when you visit the farm.

Emma Bannister

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Dean Millar

Dean our long-standing local fire chief manages the Tapawera Farm along with Emma, his partner.

Dean Millar

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Nick Evans Hop Revolution 2

Nick is the logistics guy. Getting hops from the farm to brewers around the world.

Nick Evans

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Marlize Mitchell Hop Revolution 3

For all things Digital, Marlize is the person to tap on the shoulder.

Marlize Mitchell

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Meet our wider team – they are the guys that are making it happen on the ground.

The wider crew

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