There are few people in the global macadamia industry who can rival Brian’s depth of experience. With over 25 years in the industry, including 15 based in the USA, Brian knows macadamias from the ground up. Having worked in both technical and sales roles, he has the invaluable knowledge of the processing mechanics as well as insight into what macadamia buyers truly need when it comes to supply solutions. This unique perspective paved the way for the creation of Green & Gold Macadamias, one of the largest macadamia sales & marketing organizations in the world.
Now based on the Gold Coast, Australia, Brian travels frequently to North America and around Australia, and continues to develop his close relationships through the global nut manufacturing & snack sectors. In his role as CEO, he works closely with our regional sales managers to ensure a coordinated global network of outstanding customer service.
Born and raised on a macadamia farm in South Africa, Alex’s knowledge and passion for macadamias runs deeper than most. Already considered one of South Africa’s leading industry experts, Alex’s experience extends into the global arena, having spent 8 years in the UK working in agricultural imports and commodity trading and obtaining an MBA in Global Food Industries.
Now based in White River, South Africa, Alex is pivotal in providing sales and customer service solutions to customers in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. He works closely with our South African processor and is a vital part of the Green & Gold Macadamias supply & sales network.
Fluent in Spanish, English, & Portuguese, Beatriz brings product innovation from around the globe to our customers across Latin America. With her extensive nut industry knowledge, Beatriz leverages the global Green & Gold network to deliver product solutions previously unavailable to this market. Born and raised on a macadamia and sugar cane farm in Brazil, Beatriz has a unique combination of agricultural and commercial experience, enabling her to deliver innovative supply solutions that are tailored to local preferences.
Based in Sao Paulo, Beatriz forms an integral part of the Green & Gold global network, keeping our processors updated on new Latin American market trends and providing customers in the region with new product possibilities.
Sabrina’s first role was in the dairy business exporting to the Chinese market for a Finnish company. She then progressed into dairy and nut product sales in Cargill. Sabrina has been part of the Green and Gold Macadamias team since 2012 and is responsible for serving our key accounts in China. Sabrina has been successful in developing new products and innovations to help our customers generate new business and expand their market share and growth. Drawing on her industry knowledge and business experience, she believes in developing mutually beneficial relationships for our clients and our company, ensuring the continued success and growth of the macadamia industry.
A qualified supply chain manager and value chain analyst, Bobby Tan has been involved in the macadamia industry for over 15 years. With his strong business network and close relations with trade associations, Bobby has been successful in the strategic management of Green & Gold in the Asia market. Based in the cosmopolitan Singapore, Bobby is fluent in several Asian languages and he understands and appreciates the history, culture, language and lifestyle of Asians. Having commercial experience in managing other tree nuts such as cashew, pistachio and walnut has helped Bobby in the business development of macadamias in the region.
As a dedicated customer service professional, Vikki has developed a unique range of skills through her experience in a variety of sectors including corporate, agriculture, logistics and the retail food environment. Her previous roles required her to foster a service-oriented work environment with an emphasis on quality, accountability, innovation and teamwork.
Raised in a farming family in South Africa and having worked in the UK, South Africa and Australia, Vikki understands the diverse needs of producers and customers globally and is committed to nurturing positive relationships with clients.
Based on the Gold Coast in Australia, Vikki is integral in supporting the team by implementing processes and procedures to improve the operational efficiency and service of the Green and Gold network.