I'm Matthew Clark's resident content creator, looking after our social media, website and customer communications. I was a cocktail bartender for while before joining but I now spend most of my time on the other side of the bar.
Having experienced the mentality and motivations of businesses like Tesco and Asda it's a pleasure to be involved on the On-Trade which still revolves around people and personalities.
I'm lucky to have had grandparents that loved great food. I think they were quite proud of their well behaved grandson and regularly took me out to the finest restaurants. This exposure (and their love of Burgundies) has given me a real passion for hospitality and taste experiences - no more so than those provided by wine.
Anthony has been working with wine since 1995 having worked in retail and wholesale, independent family run outfits and large companies such as Matthew Clark. Along with his years in the food industry, Anthony has an excellent understanding of the requirements of the On-Trade market, from boutique restaurants, to conference and wedding venues.
Jemma joined us in 2015 as Wine Marketing Manager. Having completed a university placement with Champagne Tattinger, she quickly fell in love with the industry, since then she worked with Majestic before moving from retail to the vibrant On-Trade with Matthew Clark!
Category Marketing Manager for cocktails and dark spirits.
Alastair is founder of Catton Hospitality, a leading provider of labour scheduling software (S4Labour), training and consultancy. He is passionate about reducing operating costs in the hospitality industry through improved labour management and operational efficiency. S4Labour is an efficient way to schedule rotas in line with sales forecasts, ensuring sites are appropriately staffed.
I love the On-Trade, every outlet and every customer is different. This means that we get the chance to look for, and discover, new, exciting, different wines.
After working in the Hospitality industry in various roles in the Netherlands and China I now work in the London Wine Development team. I am very passionate about wine and am undertaking the challenge of the Master of Wine programme in South Africa.
Tim is the Managing Director for the UK, Ireland and Canada at Asahi UK Ltd. He's been in the industry for more than 25 years, spending that time working with the nation's biggest beer brands.
The last 6 years have been a journey of discovery with plenty of hard work and studying which culminated in me completing my Diploma in 2014. I joined Matthew Clark early in 2016 and I’ve loved every minute of it so far!
Responsible for supporting our wine customers in Glasgow through the right wine selection, training and support.
My journey into wine started in 2007 when I knew relatively little on the subject, bar that I liked it. Since then I've gained my WSET Diploma, and Educators qualification and joined Matthew Clark in 2012.
Alan is the co-founder of Brewgooder and passionately believe that socially minded business can transform the world. With their Clean Water lager, drinkers can finally help others by doing what they love – drinking great beer!
I have worked in the On-Trade for 15 years now, split into two spells and have worked in the Matthew Clark Spirits & RTD's Team for the last 7 years, I can't now imagine working in a different industry.
I had a wonderful inauguration into the wine trade by hosting wine holidays to all the key wine regions of France, learning from exciting winemakers, tasting their wines and matching regional foods. My passion for wine has never waned in over 20 years in the industry. Angela has her WSET Diploma and is a WSET Certified Educator.
Martin is the owner and distiller of Dunnet Bay Distillers. He developed the recipe and methodology for Rock Rose Gin. His wife, Claire, is the co-owner of the business, which is located in their home village of Dunnet in the Far North of Scotland.
After completing an Economics degree I embarked on an MBA in Wine Business Management at The Royal Agricultural College and then joined Majestic wine managing stores completing my WSET Diploma. I sought a new challenge and joined Matthew Clark as a Wine Development Specialist in 2013.
Keith's first role in the trade was 12 years ago with a small South African winery. He first joined Matthew Clark in 2005 and believes Matthew Clark's current wine portfolio has never been stronger.
After many years of working front of house in the On-Trade, Zoe realised that finding a customer the perfect wine for their meal or just their taste gave her an immense amount of pleasure. Zoe is now our Head of Wine Development.
Former Lieutenant in the Royal Navy, Sean Harrison is keeper of the coveted 200-year-old Plymouth Gin recipe which has been passed down verbally to every Master Distiller since 1793.
After a colourful life, which has included farming tobacco in Central Africa, to buying a restaurant, in Leicestershire, via the motor trade in Kenya, I fell into the wine trade by default, just over 12 years ago.
Mark is the UK brand Manager for Villa Lobos, and experienced marketeer having previously worked on global brands including L’Oreal, Mastercard. Coca-Cola and Smirnoff Ice.
I have over 15 years’ experience in the industry, including 10 years behind many of the greatest bars in the country (Match EC1, Milk & Honey, The Player, Brass Monkey). I now work alongside account managers to assist with anything from spirit and category training to menu development.
Brian supports Don Jacobo Rioja in the UK On-Trade, using the experience he has gathered over many years in the industry.
Caroline, better known as 'Caz', is a bartender at The Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh who brought the fun tiki-style Nana Colada to our 2018 STIR IT UP cocktail competition.
I’m Matthew Clark’s Brand Communications Controller, looking after our branded content and activations.
Sophie is the Customer Category Manager - On Trade at Diageo, custodians of internationally renowned brands built over hundreds of years.
I’m Matthew Clarks Beer, Cider and Softs Buyer. I have a background in Procurement and Supply Chain and I’m lucky enough to use my experience working in the drinks trade with some great suppliers and fantastic brands.
Category Development Manager at Pernod Ricard UK.
Will is Mathew Clark's Wine Development Assistant. He's from Nottingham and has been working in the wine trade across the UK for the past 9 years. He's studying towards his WSET Diploma and loves drinking Sherry and wines from Alsace!
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