Coffee Guru

Passionate about great coffee, fine wine and good food, proud family guy, loves outdoor lifestyle, meeting people, sport, travel and outdoor grilling.

Career

Construction surveyor’s assistant, Sheep drover, Account Manager fresh produce marketing, International Wine Business – Marketing (Re-launched Wolf Blass in Europe) to European MD for US Wine Co., An owner & MD of fast growing artisan coffee company

Professional Ambition

To develop Groundhouse into a highly successful & respected artisan coffee shop chain in the UK and beyond.

Personal Ambition

To be an F1 driver when I grow up!

Lives

Framlingham, Suffolk

Worst Meal Ever

Tricandilles – (fried pigs intestines), Bordeaux, France

Best Steak Ever

Fillet Steak served with Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon, Butchers Shop, Johannesburg

Best Fish Dish Ever

Freshly caught Barramundi – pan fried with lemon, served with Clare Valley Riesling, (Townsville, Northern Queensland)

Favourite dish ever

Swedish meatballs, mash potato & lingonberries, with Barossa Shiraz, Stockholm, Sweden

Animals

Dogs, sheep, chicken

Sport

Running, gym, tennis, squash & clay shooting

Hobbies

F1, WEC, karting, rugby, baseball & wine

Holidays

Australia, USA, South Africa, Sweden, Italy & France

Musical Heroes

INXS