Our team is a group of explorers, thinkers, makers, and planters. We believe in working with determination and curiosity, using all the experience and knowledge that we have earned over the past decades.

Mr. Golam Momen

Late Mr. Golam Momen is one of the true Tea connoisseurs of our times, having spent more than 50 years in the business. The first half was served in the tea trade itself, 23 years of which were spent as Chairman of Carrit Moran and Co, the largest tea broking house in India at the time. In the latter half, Mr. Momen's primary time and energy have been focused on starting and growing the White Cliff Group. Till today, he enjoys a Board seat at the premium Tea manufacturing and broking houses in the country and is known for his pragmatic approach towards business management!



Saif, the co-founder of Stratton Tea Pvt. Ltd. He is a certified Lead Auditor for Combined Environmental and Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems. Saif is the Managing Director of White Cliff Tea Pvt. Ltd. - the most significant contract packer for one of the biggest conglomerates in India. Since 2012, he has played a pioneering role in the consolidation & growth of the company which includes a management takeover of an existing unit (2015) and helming the company’s expansion into its first “Mega” factory (2019). As a member of our impact-driven team, Saif’s contribution makes a visible difference!


A tireless contributor to the team, and would make a great addition to any team. He understands the processes of how and when teas are bought, blended and how the manufacturing system works. Earlier, he started his journey in tea plantations working for McLeod Russel in Darjeeling and Assam, he learnt production and managing workers who are the heart of the business in the tea farms, he then moved on to a Tea broking company called Carritt Moran where he enhanced the tasting and selling skills, subsequently, he moved to a private label company Harris Freeman (USA) which showed him the door for private label along with value addition, Later, Razi joined Typhoo UK and worked with the branded and private label business for over 12yrs and left the business to pursue his own ambition in Stratton Tea UK now. Additionally, Razi has worked within the supply chain in the organization to benefit from greater cost controls, reducing carbon emissions and more efficient movement of raw tea products from supplier to production facility. His discipline and hard work never failed to add a creative touch to every project - a Bush to Cup man.

Michael Rogers

Started his career in Typhoo Tea were his Dad and mom worked and retired from the same company, at Typhoo he worked as a trainee in the packaging department for one year and later moved to tea buying and blending based on his cooking and skills from mixing drinks as a bartender before Typhoo. At Tea buying and blending, Mike hit the ground running and took over buying and blending for the retail brands like Morrisons, Asda and One Cup. He also worked on sourcing teas for Decaf tea overall and forecasting teas whilst tasting teas from Mombasa auctions on a weekly basis - any good day he would be tasting 500cups of tea in order to determine quality with a balance of price to ensure consistency in the blends. Personally drinks Rwanda and KTDA with a touch of Assam second flush - a good team player.

Selina Das

With a dynamic background in marketing and recently finished my master's degree in supply chain management, I bring a special set of abilities to the workplace. I am now entering the supply chain sector with a strong commitment to making a good impact on the industry and the businesses I deal with, having developed my expertise in growing brands.My professional goals centre on growing in the supply chain industry while also using my abilities to support a brand's expansion. Outside of work, my love of painting and reading feeds my creative spirit. I aspire not only to advance professionally but to infuse creativity and innovation into both realms. Joining Stratton Tea, I am excited about the prospect of contributing to the growth of this esteemed brand, harnessing my skills in marketing and supply chain for mutual success.

Tom McCarthy

Tom is a highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills with over 8 years experience in the UK Tea industry. Delivering over a 10 year career to date in UK FMCG business’ for Branded and Own-Label accounts in retailers such as Harrods, Asda, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons & Tesco, with experience of managing accounts up to £200m+ GSV. Alongside his career Tom started and graduated with Merit in his MBA from the University of Liverpool in 2019. More recently he has shown a keen entrepreneurial spirit and will use this to work with Stratton in the next chapter of its business growth with the many exciting opportunities that lay ahead.