Meet the team
Living Planet Distribution was founded by two Nutritional Therapists Graham Botfield and Ben Shouler. It was created with the aim of providing the very best representation and marketing support for the highest quality natural health products.
We also have a fantastic team of trainers, in store support and marketing professionals, most of whom are qualified nutritional therapists or naturopaths.
Find out more about our team below.
Marketing and Technical Director
Fun Fact: Before launching Living Nutrition, Graham opened the very first juice and soup bar in Brighton 20 years ago.
Favourite Product: Living Nutrition’s Your Flora Terrain. ‘I get such great feedback with this product. It works particularly well for digestive issues with children.’
Company and Sales Director
Fun Fact: Before Ben became a naturopath he was a nightclub promoter, political activist and Thai massage therapist.
Favourite Product: ‘A tough choice between Planet Paleo’s Digestive Collagen and Mushrooms4Life’s Myco-Zen. The Myco-Zen keeps me calm and focused but the Digestive Collagen helps me when I’m wolfing down food between meetings!’
Sales Executive and Visual Merchandising Manager
Fun Fact: Pete is an ex drum teacher with a keen eye for detail and he can often be found searching for unusual props for our store displays. He has even been known to head out into the woods in search of the perfect log for a Mushrooms 4 Life display.
Favourite Product: Living Nutrition’s Rhodiola Alive. ‘It helps me deal with the day-to-day stresses of living and working in London.’
Fun Fact: Lauren loves long distance running and spending time trail running in South East England. She has completed several ultra-marathons and is training for her longest distance yet the South Down’s Way 100.
Favourite Product: Living Nutrition’s Warrior supplement. ‘I love the blend of medicinal mushrooms and fermented herbs. It helps with my endurance and recovery when I am doing a lot of exercise and I feel really energized when I am taking it.’
Sales & Training Executive
Fun Fact: Becki used to be part of the Staffordshire cross country team and was a high jumper and sprinter in the athletics team! You can now find her lifting weights in the gym
Financial Controller and Office Manager
Fun Fact: Andreea went from 10 years of ballet to Financial Controller and Office Manager. After studying the curve of the hands, she became confident diving into the curve of numbers and data.
Favourite Product: Planet Paleo’s Primal Goddess. ‘I have noticed an incredible improvement in my skin elasticity and how fast my hair and nails grow since I started taking it.’
Fun Fact: Danielle is a Naturopathic Herbalist and likes to create edible concoctions from herbs she has grown or foraged.
Favourite Product: Alteya Organics Rose Otto Regenerating Concentrate. “Having worked in health stores I’ve tried many skincare brands and I’m loving Alteya Organics!”