Active speaker and entrepreneur in the coffee industry who founded Square Mile Coffee Roasters. He was the World Barista Champion in 2007 and is the author of The World Atlas of Coffee.
He worked in music publishing, as a croupier in a casino, and in the wine industry, among other things.
He started to work in the coffee industry in the early 2000s, having worked in aspects of retail as well as education before founding his own company in 2007.
He was born in Stafford, England.
He was born in the same year and on the same day as author Colleen Hoover.