About Us

The Tadpole Story

Sustainable transformation

We’re passionate about helping businesses to increase brand value and build resilience.

We believe in doing the right thing, in a pragmatic way.

This means balancing your sustainability objectives with your wider economic, social and strategic intent.

Tadpole – How it all started

As it is with many great ideas, the Tadpole concept originated from two Kiwi blokes chatting over a beer.

The conversation began with their work lives. It didn’t take long for the experienced businessman and leading technical expert to realise that they also had shared values, as well as a desire to transform businesses, provide exceptional service and develop long-lasting relationships.

They were also aligned on the topic of sustainability. They agreed that acting sustainably not only provides businesses with a competitive advantage and makes the world a better place to live, in but is quickly becoming an essential business practice, demanded by customers, suppliers, board members and employees.

Despite already running two successful businesses, Siempre and Catalyst® Ltd, the prospect of combining their skills to help Kiwi businesses thrive through sustainable transformation, was too enticing… and so Tadpole was hatched.

Our People

Our highly experienced team are approachable, speak in plain language and offer a unique blend of commercial acumen and technical expertise. We’re a passionate bunch, who have been through the process of demystifying sustainability ourselves.

We understand people and what motivates them. Plus, our customers tell us we are easy to work with and make the process simple to understand.


To further enhance our service offerings Tadpole has chosen to be associated with the following organisations.