Whisky Creator, Maturing Inventory and Cask Expert
Scotch Whisky veteran with 30 years’ experience in Distilling, Planning and Master Blending. Recently retired from managing spirit quality and inventory levels for over 120 million Litres of Scotch Whisky and control of £10m annual capital expenditure and £4M annual spend budgets. Creating all Beam Suntory Scotch New Products, with over 140 created from 2007 to 2022. Mentor to a number of younger colleagues, developing their talent and assisting in their career progression.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Beam UK’s Final Salary Pension Scheme since 2013. Trustee on the Board of Trustees at Camphill (Blair Drummond) a charitable trust giving people with learning difficulties residential and day service care.