Sharyn Johnston founded Australian Tea Masters in 2011 and the Singapore office in 2016 after a long corporate career.
It is now the leading organisation for tea training and tea education in Australasia. Sharyn has worked with some of the world's leading tea experts to develop the training material used in the Australian Tea Masters “Certified Tea Master course”.
Sharyn has also developed the only government accredited Tea Sommelier Course, the first set of tea standards for Australia. She is regularly asked to be a guest judge at tea competitions around the world.
She is a member of the Chinese Tea experts committee and was given a special award from the Cultural foundation in Korea for her contribution to the development and promotion of Korean Tea culture. With a social media network of over 15,000 followers and a strong tea focused network around the globe , she is a well-respected member of the global Tea community.