About Fresh Leaf


Behind every great business is an even better team, constantly working behind the scenes to ensure a great product. Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs is extremely lucky to have such a strong dynamic team who work collaboratively together.

Jan Vydra  (Executive  Director)

Jan Vydra and William Pham founded the business in 2008. Their keen interest in implementing innovation into a business saw change brought to a typically traditional industry.

Prior to Australian Fresh Leaf Herbs, Jan was Chief Operating Officer at Yarra Valley Farms where he also brought in changes that had a positive impact on the business.

For Jan Vydra’s full page profile - Please click here 


William Pham  (Farm Operations Director)

William’s background in banking, coupled with his love of horticulture, led him to leave the banking sector and begin a new venture in hydroponics farming.

Teresa Pham  (Production Manager)

Bruce McLean  (Finance Manager)

Kam Pogorzelski  (Procurements)

Erin Bailey (Sales)

Sharon Coutts  (Executive Assistant)

Taryn Mazzarella  (Admin & Communications)