Chris MorissonDirector & Co-founder, Karma Cola

Buying a ginger beer bug 30 years ago, Chris started out brewing ginger beer at home and from small beginnings grew the Southern Hemispheres most successful organic drinks brands, Phoenix Organics. Since selling Phoenix in 2005, he has maintained his footing clearly in the sustainability space. 
•    He has invested and supported a number of ethical business start-ups. He is currently a director of Kokako Coffee. 
•    He was the founding Chairman of the Sustainable Business Network for 10 years
•    He has served on the Board of BioGro for 10 years- 6 years as the Chair
•    He has also been a councillor for Soil and Health
•    I have had a number of roles with Fairtrade Australia New Zealand  
•    Currently on the Boards of both OANZ (Chair) and the Organic Exporters 
In 2010, he co-founded All Good Organics with business partners Simon Coley and Matt Morrison. They launched New Zealand’s first Fairtrade and Fairtrade Organic bananas in February 2010. 
In 2012, they launched Karma Cola, a Fairtrade and Organic soft drink company that sources and uses real cola nut from Sierra Leone.  From there, The Karma Cola Foundation was established to support the cola nut growers and their communities in Sierra Leone.

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