Featured Projects

Alpha Zero

New for 2018 –  Specialist retailer, and production infrastructure, for the sale of high-end coffee equipment with a focus on customised espresso machines for home and small office use.

Alpha Zero

Cascading Decisions

Employing the methodology developed in our own businesses we consult to other companies, primarily with consumer-focused brands, to either help them unpick their current challenges or take the next step on their journey. Always starting with insight and data, our approach is identify the crux and to get the roadmap straight.

Cascading Decisions is currently not taking on new clients until February – March 2018

Guest Editor

Forthcoming – It’s been a dynamic decade for the the UK specialty coffee industry; so what’s next? By taking the helm to guest edit a forthcoming issue of the leading industry magazine Caffeine, I’ll be drawing on a wide range of personal connections as well as marshalling the publication’s resources to explore what lies in The Future of Coffee. If you’d like to be involved, get in touch.


Home Institute

Consumer-focused homewares retailer with an emphasis on design-led, functional products for the contemporary home or office. Many items are imported directly from specialist producers or makers in Japan, Scandinavia, North America and Europe. Started with sole focus on the UK market and now ships (almost) worldwide.

Home Institute

United Baristas

Built on the insight that a number of the specialty coffee industry’s challenges are best tackled collectively, United Baristas facilities market based solutions to foster the freer flow of goods, services and people. Our newest programme Careers provides services to better connect the industry’s rising talent with coffee companies.

United Baristas • Insights • Careers • Marketplace • Workshop


Ad hoc and regular writing for a variety of publications, mainly on food and beverages with an emphasis on tasting.

CaffeineWhisky QuarterlyWorld’s Best Spirits