About Us


We believe that goodness grows. Our mission is to bring new beverage alternatives to the market that are healthier for you and the planet.  We are a socially mindful beverage company that is making healthier for you products while using sustainable practices and investing in the communities where our products are sold. We will never use plastic bottles, we use only top quality products and ingredients derived from plants, and we donate a portion of all of our revenues to support local charities.


Pat Gleeson

served as a corporate lawyer for almost 20 years, working with a prominent Canadian law firm and a leading merchant bank. He has taken over 40 companies public and served as general counsel, director and executive officer for several listed companies, from start-ups to those with billion-dollar market capitalisations.

JR Lockwood

is a marketing executive with 20 years experience. She was Managing Director of the # 1 ranked digital agency Critical Mass working with brands like Coca Cola, Michelin and Luxxotic. A VP at The Daggerwing Group, with clients like 7-Eleven, Loews Cineplex and Best Buy.

Mike Turner

has over 35 years of experience in the global beverage industry, having worked for Coca Cola, Pepsi and Cott. Experienced in all aspects of Quality, Purchasing, Planning, Customer Experience, Product Development, etc. Mike has managed multi-site production facilities for global brands such as Coca Cola, Pepsi, Vimto, Brtivic, Innocent.

Hassnain Raza

is a CPA with 19 years of international experience, most recently with cannabis company, Namaste Technologies. Before that, he was a senior manager with KPMG, working with clients such as Nestle and Heineken.

Salvatore Iorio

has been an executive in the Food & Beverage industry for the past 20 years with an extensive background in manufacturing and supply chain operations including ground floor hands on start-up experience.


Matte Babel

works on recording artist’s Drake’s management team serving as Dreamcrew’s Chief Brand Officer.  At Dreamcrew, Matte sits across Drake’s entire ecosystem helping to manage brand relationships as well as bring brands and ideas to life, helps guide marketing strategy, new business development, and day-to-day business operations. With an acute understanding of culture and over ten years of media experience, Matte also recently co-founded Beis, a disruptive, affordable luxury luggage brand.

Tara Hauser-Pope

is the Managing Director of Group SJR Toronto, a global marketing agency within the WPP network. With 20 years of marketing experience across multiple industries including pharmaceutical, CPG and beverage alcohol. Prior to that, she worked for Coca-Cola Canada, Coca Cola Australia and Corby Spirit and Wine.

Catherine Stretch

is VP, Corporate Affairs at Troilus Gold Corp., where she is responsible for marketing communications and Corporate Social Responsibility. She has over 20 years of capital market experience, previously serving as COO of a Canadian investment firm with over $1 billion under management.

Akim Aliu

A St. Peter’s board observer, Akim Aliu is a professional ice hockey player and a leader in the drive for change within the hockey community and society fighting for racial equality, diversity and increased accessibility for BIPOC youth into sports. Akim is the Founder and Chairman of the Hockey Diversity Alliance, which consists of former and current NHL players who are dedicated to making hockey more affordable and accessible to underprivileged communities. Akim was recognized by Maclean’s magazine as being one of the Top 50 most influential Canadians in 2020.


Gerard Meyer

was the CEO of Soda Stream’s US operations, taking the company from $200,000 in sales to $200 million during his tenure. Gerard has deep relationships and connections within the beverage industry in the US, which he brings to St. Peter’s. Gerard has an MBA from Harvard and a B.Sc. in Economics from Wharton

Nick Smith

is one of the original founders of Green Monkey in the UK and is currently the CEO of Fast Track 100 firm Elonex, a leading manufacturer of LED systems and influential UK Digital Outdoor Media owner. Nick is a husband, father and is a trustee for Ikon Gallery, one of Britain's foremost galleries for presenting innovative contemporary visual arts.

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