Richard Etherington  

Richard is currently responsible for global oversight of Kokonut Pacific as Managing Director and Niulife brand commercial operations, including Organic Certification with the National Association of Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA) and the marketing of virgin coconut oil internationally.

Richard has led the expansion and diversification of the Kokonut Pacific business, building markets through international trade fairs and conferences in Europe, Asia, America and Australia while developing new coconut product suppliers from Philippines and Sri Lanka. Leading international customer negotiations, building distributor networks, researching, designing, packaging and launching of coconut products and is on the Board of Trustees guiding development of the Coconut Technical Centre, Solomon Islands.