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Skin Alive Ltd

Skin Alive has established International markets for its sports specific sun care brands and is looking for help to realize the potential

  • Stage $500K in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Wanaka, Otago Region, New Zealand
  • Currency NZD
  • Founded October 2005
  • Employees 3
  • Website

Company Summary

Skin Alive is a New Zealand company currently in growth phase. It was formed to develop a new range of specialised sun care products for the New Zealand market followed by an international release.

The company’s products are designed to target the requirements of very specific individual outdoor activities, like golfing, surfing and skiing and the company was actively involved in the design, production, marketing and sales of these new prod


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    Grant Hepburn Lawrie
    Managing Director

    Grant brings 20 years of company directorship to Skin Alive. His experience includes involvement in the largest antique importing and auctioneering business in the South Island. Following a stint in the USA and Europe, Grant started a New Zealand wide Event Management business, with its head office in Auckland. This was followed by purchasing the Iconic Cardrona Hotel followed by the development of the Cardrona Speight’s Alehouse, Mt Eden, Au

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    Shaun Coffey
    Sales and Marketing Manager

    Shaun is well known in the surfing and wider community and having been recently placed in the New Zealand Nationals, Shaun is in touch with trends and motion of the “beach culture”. After developing his own clothing label, Shaun worked for the highly successful party pill company A-Class, where he was an integral part developing the brand.

    Shaun came on board August 2007 adding a new dimension to the company. His knowledge of the surfing indu

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    Charlotte Joy Kerans - Lawrie
    Supplier Liaison and Brand Manager

    Charlotte Kearns-Lawrie has grown up beside the ocean – both East and West coasts and is an avid surfer and has close ties with the female surf community. Charlotte has been teaching for 13 years and due to living and teaching in Muriwai, has developed a great understanding of the grommets (surfing youth).
    Charlotte is an advocate of skin cancer prevention suffering personal tragedy due to melanoma.


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    Scott Grieve, Reeves, Middleton and Young, New Plymouth
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    Ross Gibson, Gabities Ltd, Ashburton

Previous Investors

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    G H Lawrie Family Trust
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    David Scott Skirrow