our people

“Kevin Graham” is the Founding Director of Friendlypak, and is based at the head office in Auckland. A qualified engineer by trade with over 30 years experience in the plastics industry, Kevin founded Friendlypak in 2002. It was Kevin’s passion for the environment, strong concern over ecological sustainability, sustainable development, and the increasingly aware and health conscious consumer that inspired Kevin to develop the Friendlypak concept and vision. Kevin’s dream is to continue pursuing the opportunities that exist in promoting biodegradable and compostable products and materials to meet a growing world demand and need. Kevin lives in Auckland with his wife Kay and three grown children.  His interests are health and fitness, design, motorcycles and good food.

 

“Clint Drabble” is our warehouse manager and is based in the Auckland office. Clint has travelled extensively and has long appreciated the fact that as stewards of this planet we need to act responsibly and in a much more caring way than we currently have been. He is focused on leaving the world in good condition for his children’s children. Clint has had a lot of experience in the area of sales and is the main point of contact for Friendlypak customers. Clint’s interests are motor sport movies, reading, tramping, and getting out into the great NZ outdoors. He lives with his partner in Auckland.  

 

“Maggie Li”  is based in the Hamilton Office, situated on the Ruakura Research campus. Maggie is a fully qualified engineer and scientist. Maggie grew up in China where she started her business life in the telecommunications industry before moving to New Zealand 8 years ago to complete her PHD at Waikato University. Maggie’s extensive experience with biopolymer materials science combined with her business background lends strong support to Friendlypak within the areas of product design, Research & Development, and marketing. Maggie lives with her husband in Hamilton, and has a grown up daughter.

 

"Diane Mayhall" is the company’s financial controller and since joining the company has taken an active interest in the world of compostable environmentally sound packaging products that Friendlypak supplies. Diane is experienced in all aspects of business finance. She is an outdoors person who loves nothing more than to get out and revel in the beautiful natural NZ mountains and bush. Diane is based in the Auckland office and lives on the North Shore of Auckland.

 

“Nic Foreman” is a Friendlypak director, who is based in the Hamilton Waikato Innovation Park office on the Ruakura Research campus. Nic is passionate about the Friendlypak concept and vision and enjoys working on expanding the fabulous FriendlyPak range of products, through the areas of product research and development. Nic has over 25 years’ experience in business, and is also a director of Rocket Rentals, a Film and TV Facilities company; as well as Hemptech, a soft furnishing company specialising in Natural textiles.  Nic, his partner Chrissy and their family live in Hamilton. They enjoy spending time at the beach with their kids, good food, wine, and creativity.