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Kath Merlo - Founder

Kath Merlo, wife of Merlo’s Coffee’s Dean Merlo, lives with her husband and two young boys in New Farm Brisbane. After studying a communications degree at the University of Canberra, Kath worked in a variety of sponsorship and marketing roles across the private and public sector including Australian Defence Industries, Corporate Apparel, and Ergon Energy. After growing up in country NSW, and following extensive travel overseas, Kath has developed a strong passion for health and well-being, which aligned with the vision of the other partners of Kailo. Her background in marketing means she takes on an active role in this area of the Kailo business. She believes in the value of listening to customers and maintaining a strong and authentic brand philosophy.