Meet the Team

The Olivado team are hand-picked experts in their respective fields.

Working to coordinate a global business involving thousands of people, tight deadlines, and international transport, our team works round the clock to bring the very best cooking oils into kitchens around the world.

Professional, experienced, and dedicated, they still maintain a high level of energy, enthusiasm, and friendliness.

We are Olivado.

Gary Hannam - Olivado CEO

Gary Hannam


Joy Draper - Director

Joy Draper


Sarah Nicholls - Head of Group Business

Sarah Nicholls

Head of Group Business

Carl Herbst - Head of Operations, NZ

Carl Herbst

Head of Operations, NZ

Pip Llewellyn- Head of Sales & Marketing NZ/Asia/Australia

Pip Llewellyn

Head of Sales & Marketing, NZ/Asia/Australia

Jason Vokes - NZ Management Consultant

Jason Vokes

NZ Management Consultant


Sophie Gorrett

Senior Sales Supervisor

Peter Mwangi

Peter Mwangi

General Manager, Kenya

Jose Luis Anton Andres

Jose Luis Anton Andres

General Manager, Tanzania

Hannes Muntingh

Hannes Muntingh

Head of Operations, Biogas

Alice Aird

Alice Aird

Logistics & Social Media UK

Neil Albert

Neil Albert

General Manager Olivado USA

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Olivado are leading the way in the avocado industry with our approach to regeneration, sustainability and utilising all waste to energy. We work hard to leave our communities and environment in a better state than when we started. We are carbon neutral now and we have made a commitment to be carbon positive by 2022. Shop with us and do your part for the planet.