Our team at Sweetpea is passionate about what they do.

Sweetpea is always looking for ways to help our retailers boost their business, and constantly researching new products that we can launch to the market with our retail partners.

Please feel free to make contact with any of our staff below, for any queries you may have, as we are always happy to help. If you are unsure who you should contact, simply email: , and your query will get directed to the appropriate person.

Neale McKinstry

Managing Director
Favourite Toy: Pedal car when I was growing up Favourite Brand: Hape . Wooden toys are everlasting, I remember making wooden toys with my father from plans out of magazines
Favourite Animal: Bruno the dog

Anna McKinstry

Sales & Marketing Manager
Favourite animal: Dogs
Favourite day of the week: Saturday!
Favourite Activity: Baking

Julie Keoghan

Company Accountant
Favourite brand: My favourite brand at the moment is Eeboo – our family love doing jigsaws especially in lockdown and the colours and patterns on these puzzles are great.
Favourite colour: yellow
Favourite quote: this is one from my Nana & Mum: “be kind, be gentle in everything you say & do”

Lee Stewart

Office & Customer Service Manager
Favourite colour: purple
Favourite animal: cat
Favourite food: Roast Pork with crackling
Whitney Blakiston

Whitney Blakiston

Customer Services
Favourite Animal: Dogs
Favourite food: Sushi and Chocolate, can’t decide between the two.
Favourite Colour: Blue

Sam Boyed-Hemopo

Purchasing & Brand Assistant
Favourite animals: whales
Favourite brand: B. because I think their toys are very cute and creative
Favourite activity: Rowing
Leyita Pillay

Leyita Pillay

Sales & Marketing Assistant
Favourite brand: B. They are slightly different to what you normally see, they have so much personality and I love it.
Favourite Quote: “Don’t take things too seriously and just chill”
Favourite Activity: Hanging out at the beach on a late afternoon in summer is my all-time favourite thing to do

Nga Beavin

Warehouse Manager
Favourite Colour : Yellow
Favourite day of the week : Friyay
Favourite quote : TEAM = Together Everyone Achieves More

Janine Mckenzie

Warehouse Team Leader
Favourite Activity: Playing Darts
Favourite Day of the week: Monday ( knowing where you’re at and know what you’re doing for the week)
Favourite quote: I have many but one that pops up is…Yep, all good! ( meaning, I understand and I’ll get it done)

Anouska Brons

Key Account Manager
Favourite Colour: Orange
Favourite animal: Giraffe
Favourite Activity: Yoga
Mark Rolfe

Mark Rolfe

Territory Account Manager
Favourite toy: my tuff trike
Favourite colour: red
Favourite activity: is mountain biking
Nikki Bracewell

Nikki Bracewell

Territory Account Manager
Favourite Colour: Green
Favourite Food: Bluff Oysters
Favourite Activity: Beach time with family

Tracey Kidd

Territory Account Manager
Favourite Toy: OG dolls, as it creates imagination and play value. Favourite Entertainer: The Wiggles, encouraging toddlers to be happy and carefree and dance. One of the most satisfying things to watch in a child. Favourite Animal: The meerkat