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Leading UK Herbal Medicine Manufacturer
Herbal Medicine Manufacturer

Our Team

The Herbal Apothecary team comes from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. We all offer something unique, but are committed to working together to produce herbal medicines of the highest quality and offer the best customer service.

Some of our Team

Our Team Members

James Fearnley
CEO

James is the founder of Nature’s Laboratory, amongst other things! He coordinates our research projects and helps us plan for the future.

Jack Barber
Managing Director

Jack comes from a background in IT and is responsible for the daily running of the business as well as managing our many websites and IT projects.

Shankar Katekhaye
Research & Quality Director

Shankar is a PhD qualified chemist and has a wealth of knowledge in areas spanning product formulation, quality systems and legislation.

Tom Cull
Manufacturing Director

Managing our manufacturing and dispatch teams, Tom plans our production schedule and works with our contract manufacturing customers.

Angela Watts
Customer Service

Angela leads our customer service department, helping our customers with their enquiries, processing orders and keeping things ship-shape!

Sean Lennon
Manufacturing

Sean is one of our longest-serving team members, he’s responsible for liquid production, making tinctures, extracts and glycerates.

Andy Burgess
Manufacturing

Andy has a hand in every area of manufacturing – from herbal tinctures to capsule manufacture and powdering. He also helps with dispatch.

Chris Buckley
Manufacturing

Chris is our chief capsule-maker and has a keen eye for cleanliness and keeping things in order. He’s also a dab hand at applying labels!

Richard Locker
Dispatch

Rich keeps our delivery partners busy, dispatching orders to customers and ensuring everything is well-packaged and correctly labelled.

Dorrie Fearnley
Customer Service

Dorrie helps respond to customer enquiries, covering the phones and processing orders on Angela’s days off. She also heads up the Sweet Cecily’s department.