Featured Projects

Alpha Zero

Specialist retailer and production for high-end coffee equipment with a focus on customised espresso machines for home and small office use.

Alpha Zero


Forthcoming –  A new United Baristas service to help entrepreneurs in the coffee industry start and conclude their coffee journey. Launching in 2019.

United Baristas Business

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 start by identifying the crux and getting the roadmap straight .


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


Eyes and ears for the leading coffee magazine Caffeine, with a particular interest in industry developments and trends.


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 many 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, people and ideas. Our newest service Careers provides better connects the industry’s talent with coffee companies.

United Baristas • Insights • Careers • Marketplace • Workshop