About Us: The Indigo Herbs Crew

Meet our wonderful Indigo Herbs crew, from the Directors to Production, to Dispatch, to Media & Marketing team members. 

Learn about the people behind the brand - the brains behind the excellent quality of products, the ones who give first class customer service and the crew that help make the Indigo world go round. 

Steve Mckewon

Managing Director

Steve is the one who thought all of this up originally. Initially it was just him but now he is the Managing Director of Indigo Herbs.

He is often to be found overseeing production, sourcing, ordering and managing the arrival of herbs and superfoods from around the world, and pouring his creativity into a better and brighter Indigo Herbs on line. A truly inspired buccaneer.

His current favourite Indigo products are the Chaga Tincture and the Super Mushroom Nutri Complex, as these are great stress busters that help him cope with a busy lifestyle.

Michael Hanby


Michael is a Director and champions strategy, organisational development & tech.

When Michael is not at Indigo Herbs he keeps busy with other business projects, practicing kung-fu, ocassionally climbing and motorbiking, and mainly being Dad to his twins.

His favourite Indigo products are raw cacao buttons and quite a few of the tinctures.

Chloe Frances

Financial Controller & HR Manager

Chloe is our Financial Controller & HR Manager. She always makes sure the business is running smoothly and that she is giving the best service possible. She brings great structure to many of the every day tasks at Indigo Herbs.

Her amazing organisational skills naturally extend to her life outside of work. She has a passion for spreadsheets and uses these to make aspects of her life easier, and she's always willing to help others learn. She enjoys reading, getting engrossed in various series of television and spending time with her daughter and friends. She also enjoys participating in Pilates and Cycling on nice days.

Her favourite Indigo products are Organic Spirulina Tablets and our yummy Raw Chocolate Bars.

Abby Render

Commercial Team Manager

Abby mostly spends her days within the Purchasing Team sourcing wonderful natural health products from around the globe.

Outside of work Abby enjoys using Indigo Herbs products in many ways, from cooking up healthy cakes and bakes, to making raw chocolate, and getting creative with our Aromatherapy range. She also is a keen reader and enjoys socialising with her Indigo Herbs family.

She is passionate about all the Indigo Herbs products but her favourites are Astragalus Tincture, Raw Cacao Paste and Sleep Deep Tea.

Tawny Bartlett

Lead Developer

Tawny is our lead developer; she maintains the website, keeps systems ticking and thrives in a problem solving environment. She classes herself as a full stack developer and contributes to all technical areas of the business. She is a proud member of the Drupal community and organises Drupal Somerset (hosted at Indigo Herbs HQ) once a month.

When she’s not at work, she loves spending time with her family, boyfriend, family dogs (Saxon and Star) and her beloved bunny (Shiro) and fluffy dog (Trico). They take up most of the time in her life. When she’s not enjoying their lovely company, she is satisfying her geeky, undying love of technology – whether that is learning about it or playing addictive computer games. She also loves reading, writing and watching anime.

After years of working at Indigo, she has gained a greater interest in herbs and believes in people taking charge of their own health. Her favourite Indigo product is MSM powder, as it helps her hands and wrists stay in good health so she can keep speedily typing away!

Amanda Williams

Marketing & Customer Service Manager

Amanda is our Marketing and Customer Service Manager, and is focused on sharing as much as she can about Indigo Herbs - who we are, the wonderful work we do and all our lovely products. Amanda especially loves sharing about the new, hard-to-find herbs we continuously add to our offerings! She also works with the Customer Service Team, ensuring that our customers get the best service possible.

Outside of work Amanda enjoys walking up the Tor and being in nature, as well as cooking for her friends and family and travelling.

Her favourite Indigo Herbs products include lion's mane powder, our lovely high-quality cacao products and the entire essential oils range.

Ben Hancock

Senior Operations Operative

Ben is one of our Senior Operations Operatives in our production departement. He helps to create our packaging and sends off Amazon shipments.

When he’s not at Indigo Herbs he enjoys playing tennis, guitar and making raw chocolate.

His favourite Indigo products are Cacao Butter, Cacao Powder and our various fruit powders which like to use in his raw chocolates.

Chris Tinston

Operations Operative

Chris works as one of our Operations Operatives, booking in the bulk stock, creating and organising the packing jobs ensuring the right bulk is packed. He also works in our production kitchen packing products or with our fulfilment team.

Out of work Chris likes to relax listening to Metal Music, building and fixing cars and he loves adding to his tattoo collection!

His favourite products are our Indigo Teas. He likes to buy a selection and make his own tea blends with them at home.

Ellie Reed

Customer Service Operative

Ellie works in our Customer Service Team and is one of the friendly voices you’ll speak to when calling Indigo Herbs. She’s on hand to help our customers with any order, shipping or product queries they might have.

When not at Indigo, Ellie can usually be found with her head in a book or on a mat as she’s currently busy training to be a Pilates teacher. Aside from that, she’s a country girl at heart and will most probably be seen out walking her Jack Russell, Buzz, or riding horses.

Ellie’s favourite Indigo products are the Organic Sea Buckthorn powder for gut and skin health and the Organic Chia Seed Protein Powder which she adds to her protein shakes every day.

Gitty Kotschi


Gitty has been acting as the Accountant and Tax Adviser for Indigo Herbs for a few years now and say she is really impressed with the company’s ethos and the integrity of the owners and staff.

She says it has been and is a real pleasure to work with people like this and long may it continue.

Joe Potts

Product Content & Listings Supervisor

Joe works as our Product Content & Listings Supervisor, he is very knowledgable about all our Herbs & Superfoods.

Outside of Indigo Herbs, he enjoys playing sports, watching films, eating out and cooking.

His favourite Indigo Herbs products are Pea Protein, Ashwagandha, Sencha Green Tea and Matcha Powder.

Lally O'Keefe

Fulfilment Operative

Lally works as one our dispatch operators picking and dispatching customer orders.

Outside of work Lally likes to sing, dance and tries to go camping whenever she can.

Her favourite Indigo products are benzoin resin, Solgar chewable B12 and Pure Raw chocolates.

Lisa Hall

Production Operative

Lisa spends her days blending all our Aromatherapy oils, the smell in the building on the days she works are amazing!

Lisa proudly runs her business Pure Raw Chocolate, a delicious brand of organic chocolates that we stock here at Indigo Herbs! In her free time she likes to stay active and enjoy hanging out with her two lovely sons.

Her favourite Indigo products are Maca and Love Potion

Lisa Pivett

Bookkeeping & Administration Assistant

Lisa is our Bookkeeping and Administration Assistant and helps administer the accounting and HR function of the business whilst also supporting the finance team, senior managers and directors at Indigo Herbs.

Outside of work, Lisa enjoys catching up with her friends and family, reading and having days out exploring the beautiful Somerset countryside with her husband and two lovely children.

Her favourite products are our Peppermint Tea and Pure Raw chocolate bars.

Meg Priestley

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Meg works on the Sales and Marketing Team helping to ensure all our products are available for our customers.

When she’s not at work Meg loves spending time in the kitchen cooking and baking, she also likes to keep active and hang out with friends.

Her favourite products are the Super Protein powder, our delicious mulberries for an afternoon snack and Weleda Skin Food as her skin saviour.

Shambo Geib

Production Supervisor

Shambo manages the stock in our Warehouse that comes in from our suppliers, creates the packing jobs and organises them so the Production team can be as efficient as possible.

When not at Indigo Herbs, Shambo loves to spend his time cooking, hanging out with friends, going for long walks and travelling to new and exciting places.

Shambo's favourite Indigo products are Rhodiola Rosea and our Yacon coated Cacao Nibs.

Siobhan King

Customer Service & Fulfilment Operative

Siobhan works as one of our Customer Service Providers spending her days helping people with whatever queries they may have. She also works in our dispatch team, getting the orders out to our customers around the world.

Outside of work Siobhan likes to spend her time on her art, dancing as often as possible, going on trips in her van and supporting her lovely family

Siobhan’s favourite products are the Super Protein Powder, Lion’s mane mushroom powder and the Pure Raw Chocolate range.

Tazmin Grange

Fulfilment Operative

Tazmin works as a fulfilment operative in our dispatch department, processing the orders with speed and accuracy.

When she’s not at work she enjoys quality time at home with her young family, cooking new delicious veggie recipes and likes to relax in the evenings reading a good book.

Her favourite indigo products are our deep sleep tea blend which she swears by and Ashwagandha tincture for general well-being.

Veda Geib Shanley

Senior Operations Operative

Veda works in our production departement overseeing the printing and producing of all our Indigo Herbs packaging.

Outside of work he likes to hang out with all his friends (including all the guys at Indigo), exercise and produce music under his artist name Shanley. He also loves animals, his favourite being turtles.

Veda uses a lot of our Indigo Herbs products, some of his favourites are Hemp/Pea Protein Powder, Ashwagandha, Milk Thistle tincture, Astragalus, Maca powder, Chia Seeds, Chaga extract powder