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Meet the team

The
Founders

Fairfax

After years drinking as an amateur, Fairfax turned passionately professional with the launch of Sipsmith. He thoroughly enjoys his work.

Jared

Drinks historian. Underwear model. Book publisher. Bon Viveur. Cotswold gardener. Gin lover. Creative genius. Master Distiller.

Sam

What do you do if you love going out, love meeting people, love gin and live in London? You could start a distillery. Sam did.

the team

Adam

On-Trade Account Manager

Our very own West London boy, often found eating prawns or on the dancefloor.

Favourite Serve
Classic Gin & Tonic

Alessandro

Brand Design Manager

Unsuccessful football player, successful gin drinker and designer extraordinaire.

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White Lady

Alexander

Ginthusiast

Martini Thrower extraordinaire, often confused for Fairfax’s brother.

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Vesper Martini

Andre

GINternational Marketing

Half kiwi, half swan. Circling the globe in search of new Sippers!

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Negroni

Angus

Events Executive

Prince of the Gin Palace, coming to an event near you…

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Sloe Gin & Lemon Tonic

Ashley

Ministry Executive

Keeper of the Founders Diaries, Admin Support for MoC and Stockist of Swan Supplies.

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French 75

Ben

Innovations Manager

Yorkshireman, loves gin as much as he loves the North.

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Dirty Martini

Camilla

Finance Manager

Runs a tight ship in the Ministry of Monies.

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The Last Word

Charlene

Ginexcutive North West

Gin Queen of the North, looking after all things Sipsmith in the mighty North.

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Negroni

Chesca

Curator of Pairings

Our swan that looks after all our Brand Partnerships and PR opportunities.

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Vesper Martini

Chloe

LoGINstics Administrator

Shipping our G-I-N from A to B, all over the UK.

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The Corpse Reviver No. 2

Ciarán

Assistant Distiller

Scottish Swan. Shaker of drinks and eater of pies. Loves a funky shirt and a bad joke.

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The Corpse Reviver No. 2

Claire

Supply Chain Manager

Spiriting your gin from still to shelf.

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Dirty Martini

Dana

American Digital Swan

Our digitally-savvy swan spreading Sipsmith love across the pond.

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Southside Fizz

Dini

Guardian of the Brand

Creator of gifts, curator of Sipping Society.

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Sloe Gin Negroni

Elizabeth

Finance Assistant

Queen of expenses and processor of purchase invoices. Definitely one to keep on side!

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French 75

Ellie

Assistant Distiller

The 4th lady of the team. A Geology graduate student who thinks gin rocks.

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French 75

Ellis

National Account Manager

Our swan of Wholesale and Convenience, Sipsmith’s biggest Cheerleader!

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Classic Gin & Tonic

Emma

Senior Account Manager

All things Off-Trade.

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Classic Gin & Tonic

Evy

On-Trade Sales Executive

The tallest man in London and big VJOP advocate.

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V.J.O.P Old Fashioned

Felix VH

Head of Ginternational

Ginternational Man, travelling the globe to spread the sippers word.

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Blackthorn No.4

Flinty

Head of UK Marketing

Gin sipper, campaign curator, Christmas jumper collector (our Sam#2).

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Negroni

Freddie

National Account Manager

Looking after On-Trade Wholesale across the country.

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Classic Gin & Tonic

Georgie

Minister of Culture

Looks after all things people. Martini Maestro and also Maggie’s mum.

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Elderflower Collins

Izzy

Scotland Sales Executive

Ginthusiast of Scotland. Bringing Sipsmith above the borders.

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Dirty Martini

James

Assistant Distiller

Loves making Gin, music and strong cups of tea.

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Sloe Gin Negroni

Jessy

Swan of Oxford

Spreading the Sipsmith love in the city of dreaming spires.

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Espresso Martini

Jimbo

Head of Digital & Design

Navigating the day with a steady stream of tea and gin. Former holder of two world records.

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White Negroni

Joe

On-Trade Sales Executive

Spreading the Sipsmith love in pubs, bars and hotels from West London to Bristol.

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V.J.O.P Old Fashioned

JP

US Brand Ambassador

Gintroducing Sipsmith across the sunny Southeast of the US. Wants to be called Gin-P.  

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Classic Gin & Tonic

Keli

US Brand Ambassador

Educating the American masses all about gin one Sipsmith martini at a time.

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Sloe Gin Negroni

Livy

Digital Marketing Whizz

Spreading the Sipsmith love across the GINternet. Has an impressive gin collection.

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Sloe Gin Fizz

Louisa

Sipping Service Hero

Mother Swan to Distillery visitors and keeper of the nest in ‘Air G&T’.

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Millionaire’s Mule

Lucy

On-Trade Sales Exec

Bringing the world’s best gin to a pub, bar or restaurant group near you. Queen of the ‘gram.

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The Last Word

Maggie

Distillery Dog

Available for stroking, eating leftovers and napping under Georgie’s desk.

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Woof!

Mags

Designer

Making things look beautiful with a G&T in hand.

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Tom Collins

Marcus

On-Trade Sales Executive

Spreading Sipsmith sipping in central London and the South East of England.

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Martini

Max

Minister of the Ginterior

Looking after our GINcredible facilities; making our distillery a lovely place to work and play.

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Clover Club

May

Empress of Events

Empress of Events, Gin Party Planning Expert and Supreme Spirits Sipper.

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Lemon Drizzle Sour

Ollie

Head of Production

Yorkshireman, ginsmith, maverick scientist & foodie.

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Martinez

Olly

Brand Activation Manager

Delivering Activation across the Nation, loves a deck and a turtleneck

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Negroni

Patch

Senior Sales Executive

Looking after our online retailers, department stores and independents.

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Orange Sour

Peyton

Ginternational Marketer

Spreading Sipsmith love across all four corners of the globe. Also answers to the name ‘Pete’.

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Wimbledon Collins

Rebecca

Export Aficionado

Shipping gin across the planet with a smile and an accent no one can quite figure out.

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Clover Club

Reece

Distillery Manager

Proud Cornishman, looking after the day to day distilling with our three copper ladies.

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Bramble

Richard

Finance Director

Distilling the numbers and balancing the books.

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Millionaire’s Martini

Rich

Head of Prestige

Cocktail geek & jazzy sock collector. Single-handedly keeps Irn Bru sales up in London.

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Martinez

Sandy

On-Trade Sales Executive

Putting the London in Sipsmith London.

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Dirty Martini

Shelley

Queen of Hearts

Marketing Guru; sharing the Sipsmith love, one sipper at a time.

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French 75

Tim H

National Account Manager

The man with an encyclopedic knowledge of pubs… and always seeking out a pint.

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Bramble

Tim K

Distiller

A pie loving Yorkshireman that loves Gin so much he’s made it on two continents.

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Vesper Martini

Tom

King in the North

Spreading the good sippers word in the North, On-Trade Gin Machine.

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Negroni

Valentine

Supply Chain Coordinator

Orders Queen – shipping gin to the masses.

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Classic Gin & Tonic

Zara

Head of Off-Trade

Voice of an angel, Poirot’s biggest fan.

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French 75