Zea Team

Hayden Brass - Co-Founder & Managing Director

For the past few years, Hayden has lived and breathed Zea Relief. He has been the driving force behind turning what was a family project into a real business that could positively impact millions of people throughout the world. It is Hayden's personal mission to develop products and services that help people be the best version of themselves. When he is not working and talking about Kunzea Oil, Hayden enjoys getting outdoors and exploring nature.

Michelle Brass - Co-Founder, Naturopath & Wellness Practitioner

With over 25 years of experience in the natural health industry, Michelle has dedicated her life to helping others embrace the therapeutic benefits of nature. Throughout her time as a health practitioner, she has used and recommended countless traditional and conventional treatments to her clients - as she believes an integrative approach to health and wellness is very important. Michelle’s is passionate about using and promoting essential oils and, in particular, Kunzea Oil, as she has seen them help thousands of people over the years. She knows that using essential oils in your daily life can help bring balance to the mind, body and soul. She is constantly trialling and testing new products with her loyal clients.

Jade McKenzie - General Manager

Since Jade joined the team, Zea has grown from strength to strength. Smart strategy, big picture thinking and analysing numbers are the things she loves doing the most. With a background in business development, entrepreneurialism and coaching in the corporate, not for profit and entrepreneurial sectors, Jade brings with her over a decade of experience in GM and Founder roles. Jade’s passions include mentoring women in business, developing leadership in the workplace and empowering entrepreneurs to create impactful and sustainable businesses.

Beck Hall - Sales Manager

Beck has joined the Zea Team with extensive experience in the sales industry, in particular, the organic and health product sector. Regularly travelling between Tasmania and Queensland, Beck is assisting with the expansion of Zea into more retail stores throughout Australia. Building relationships is her superpower and from your initial enquiry to making sure your store is full stocked and ready to go, she's got you covered. When Beck is not taking core of our amazing stockists, she runs incredible yoga retreats across Australia and South East Asia. ​

Hamish Brass - Customer Success Manager (and unofficial company clown)

The family funny guy and all-round great Aussie bloke, has quickly found his feet on the Zea Team as our Customer Success Manager. Customers love getting their queries answered by him, with his fast and kind responses. Going above and beyond the status quo is Hamish’s speciality and our regulars are often seen popping into the expos we attend across the country just to have a good yarn with him. With a passion for healthy living, Hamish has a love for cooking healthy, nutritious food, and will play a key role in bringing the Zea Gourmet Range to life in the future.

Jacinda Brass - PT Instructor and Customer Service Representative

A qualified Physical Training Instructor, Jacinda is the newest family member to join the Zea Team. With such a huge passion for health and wellness, she is the perfect person to assist our customers with their queries about our products. Her love for helping people stay active and healthy is going to be her greatest asset as she helps bring the Zea Active Sports Range to life in late 2020.

In Memory of...

Simon Brass, Co-Founder (Deceased)

With a background in horticulture and landscaping, Simon had an extensive understanding of and knowledge of native Australian flora. Sadly, Simon passed away in August 2016. He had a passion and love for the Tasmanian Kunzea ambigua plant and the Zea Relief Products. Simon will always be fondly remembered for the remarkable impact he had on getting Zea Relief to where it is today.