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Phil Rasmussen
Technical Director


Phil is an experienced Medical Herbalist with a busy clinic in Auckland where he has practiced since 1995. Before pursuing herbal medicine he worked for more than ten years as a pharmacist, and undertook research on...
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Anne Kilford
Quality Assurance Manager

Anne joined Phytomed in May 2016.  Anne has previous experience in various QC and QA roles in the dairy industry and more recently Production Management in pharmaceutical manufacturing.  She holds qualifications in Food Science...
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Kevin E Lin
Production Operations Manager

Kevin graduated in 1982 from School of Pharmacy, Shanghai Medical University (Pharmacy College of Fudan University) and was then employed as a Pharmaceutical Engineer at Guangzhou Pharmaceutical Industrial Research...
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Clinton Rule
Operations Manager


Clinton joined the Phytomed team in February 2016. Clinton has a broad background with over 10 years’ experience in manufacturing operations, quality management, food safety compliance and auditing. His...
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Trish Moy
Regulatory Affairs Manager


Trish is a highly experienced Pharmacist who joined Phytomed in 2002 after both hospital and industry experience, as the company’s first Quality Assurance Manager, ensuring that all manufacturing processes were performed to the...
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Toalima Ake
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ustomer Services Manager

Toalima has spent the last 9 years honing her customer service skills within the cinema industry before joining Phytomed. Becoming part of the Phytomed team is quite a change in direction for Toalima, but one she relishes. Determined to...
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Rochelle Bailey
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ales & Technical Coordinator

Rochelle’s interest in the Natural Health Industry began in 1998 when she studied Transcendental Meditation (TM) and Sivananda Hatha Yoga. She has always had an interest in nutrition, and is passionate about the importance of ...
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Nerena Morris
Territory Manager, West & North Auckland and Upper North Island

Nerena graduated from the University of Auckland in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science, and then followed her studies with Medical Herbalism and Naturopathic qualifications, graduating in 1996 from...
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Sherri Seeley
Territory Manager, Waikato/ Bay of Plenty

Sherri has always had a fascination & love of plants & has used herbs for family health for many years. While raising her two sons, she commenced home studies in herbal medicine & ran a small business creating herbal crafts, eventually moving into nutritional/natural health...
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Trina Delis
South Island Territory Manager

As a naturopath, Trina is passionate about helping people be the best they can be. She graduated from the Canterbury College of Natural Medicine in 1995, after completing a 4 year full time Diploma of Naturopathy...
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Natalie Potter
Production and Supply Chain Coordinator

Natalie joined Phytomed in May 2017 in a role which can vary from sourcing and purchasing herbs and packaging, to planning production and the coordination of our imports and exports...  
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Suzy Walsh
Customer Service & Technical Officer


Suzy is originally from the UK and came to Auckland in 2015 to study a degree in Naturopathy and Herbal Medicine. Previously she worked in the financial services industry and chose to leave this lifestyle to follow...
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Ziba Mehta
Marketing Coordinator


Ziba joined Phytomed in December 2017 and works on helping her team make great marketing decisions. After having worked extensively in the banking and financial sector for the last four years, she decided to fuel her creativity...
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