Meet the Team

Meet the Team

We are a passionate, friendly team united by our love for everything coffee. There’s nothing more important to us than supplying our customers with the most phenomenal beans to make their perfect brew. We believe in quality coffee from fantastic farmers, using quality equipment and ingredients. 
                                                             

  Graham

    Co-founder
The South African man with a plan, he always has a vision. Graham loves rugby, and considers himself a bit of a history geek. Graham loves to explore on walks around the countryside, and of course has a passion for everything coffee! When not at the roastery, Graham loves woodwork, watching zombie movies and being a dad to his baby son. 

Graham’s coffee recommendation is Guatemala Antigua.

 

   Petra

        Co-founder 

                                                                

The Queen of multitasking here at the roastery, Petra can scoop coffee with one hand and pack with the other. She loves all things culture from theatre to museums and exploring cities. At home Petra loves to cook & read, she's also a dab hand at knitting and crochet whilst watching her favourite romantic comedies. 

Petra’s coffee recommendation is Panama Hortigal Estate 

 

      Chris

            Sales and Roasting 

         

Chris’s passion for coffee is only rivalled by his love for rare coins. Don’t ask him about his collection unless you’ve got 20 mins to spare. Jokes aside, Chris can fix up your broken bean-to-cup machine, pour the perfect latte, and fine-tune a grinder, all with a bright smile on his face. Chris has a love for vegan food, and horticulture. 

Chris’s coffee recommendation is Brazil DBarbosa

 

      Sadie

         Marketing

                                                   

Quick to smile and laugh, Sadie is the digital side of Redber and our design guru. She loves live music, food, photography and weight lifting. She adores her cute dog Lola and going for walks. Sadie's favourite film is The Green Mile. 

Sadie’s coffee recommendation is Colombia Pachamam

 Magdalena

                                                               Roastery Team Leader & Roaster 

                                                                 

 Magdalena is our roastery ninja and can be found driving the roastery production. Starting her career in coffee shops, she now has a huge passion for coffee and is one of our coffee roasters! Her main love in life is her motorcycle though, she loves to take her bike out for long rides, chasing the sunset. Her dream is to take her bike around the world one day! A keen foodie and lover of the film Silence of the lambs! 

Magdalena's coffee reccomendation is Ethiopia Natural Djimmah - Medium Dark 

Lewis

Warehouse

Our quick and snappy man of logistics, Lewis always has something positive to say. He likes red berry tea when he’s not drinking coffee. Find him listening to folk metal and vinyl. At Redber he’s working hard managing retail stock and merchandise. he loves being at the forefront of a giving innovative new products. 

Lewis’s coffee recommendation is: El Salvador Diamante Dark

 

    Debra

     Packing & Dispatch 

Stylish, glam, and obsessed with the colour yellow, Debra enjoys days on the beach and meals in the sun. She has a love for nights out with her crazy friends and family, quirky cars and always reads the last chapter of a book first to check it has a happy ending!

Debra’s coffee recommendation is Honduras Santa Rosa.

Lisa

Roasting & Roastery Team Leader

 Lisa is our chief bean roaster, and can slay four roasters at once! Mum of six with grandchildren too, Lisa enjoys romantic comedies, long walks, and travelling. 

Lisa’s coffee recommendation is Kenyan Bora Medium Dark  

James

Warehouse 
 An engineer with a love for good music and the film Robocop. James is our resident comedian! He can’t stop himself cracking dad jokes and really wants to write a children's book. James is a ninja in our warehouse, keeping a tight ship and ensuring everything retail goes to our wonderful customers! He has two lovely kids to keep him busy when he's not at work! 
James's coffee recommendation is Ethiopian Sidamo.
 

Angelika 

  Roastery Operative 
        
   Day to day running of the roastery is Angelikas game, and she loves nothing more than keeping busy with customer orders and coffee! Angelika is a huge horse lover, and her ultimate goal is to own one of her own steads one day. When she's not at work, Angelika loves learning about Japanese culture, and colouring in Maldalas. 
Angelika's coffee recommendation is: Brazil Familia Dbarbosa Medium
 

      Priti 

      Procurement 
         
A ninja at spreadsheets, Priti drives our retail & warehouse engine. Priti is a busy mum of two. She loves running, sunny exotic holidays, gin, number crunching and relaxing with a glass of wine with Netflix! 
 Priti's coffee recommendation is: Brazil Cachoeira Medium Dark 

         Ausra 

                    Customer Service & Relations       

              
 Always smiling and running 100mph, Ausra is our exceptional customer services guru.  From a hospitality background, with a passion for good quality food and drink, Ausra knows her coffee! Ausra likes to keep fit and active and enjoys exploring! When enjoying downtime with her husband and son, she loves nothing more than to curl up with a glass of wine and enjoy survival shows and sci-fi films. 
Ausras coffee recommendation is: Winter Blend 
 

     Alice 

            Merchandising & Systems Graduate 
 
            
Alice is our very first Redber Graduate. She comes from a retail background with plenty of passion for coffee. She loves travelling, good food and cosy Sunday's watching films. Her favourite film is about a boy! 
Alice's coffee recommendation is: Colombia Sofia Finca Medium Dark 
 

       Kiara

        Business Development & Retail Operations 
 
        
Kiara comes from an operations background with many years in hospitality and wears many hats here at the roastery including marketing and HR. She is our resident foodie, with a huge passion for all things fine food and drink. She loves to travel & explore outdoors, horticulture, astronomy, rugby and Asian food and has a new found love of Trappist beer! Her favourite film is 300. 
Kiara's coffee recommendation is Guatemala Antigua Medium Dark 

  

       Luigi

           Roaster 

               

  Luigi comes from a strong coffee retail background, and has now joined Redber to learn roasting and further develop his coffee knowledge. Luigi is a foodie and loves to cook, bake and eat. He also loves all things history, cars and travelling! His favourite films are by directors Bud Spencer and Terrence Hill!

Luigi's coffee recommendation is El Salvador Diamante Medium Roast

 

Paul 

Coffee Consultant  

      

Paul joins us from a membership sales background and has a huge passion for everything coffee here at Redber. Paul is a pro at scratch golf, and runs regular marathons. When he's not keeping fit, he's striking a pose during a session of Bikram Yoga, munching Italian food and walking his dog Teddy. Pauls favourite film is the Korean version of Old Boy. 
 

Paul's coffee recommendation is: Monsooned Malabar Medium Dark 

 

 Liam  

Coffee Consultant  

      

Liam is our coffee pro, he joins us from a career in coffee and adores looking after our wholesale customers. When he's not working Liam loves nothing more than supporting his local pubs for a decent pint with friends and heading out for a pizza. Liam loves travelling Asia, kayaking, listening to podcasts and has recently taken an interest in growing horticulture for his cottage garden. 
Liam's favourite film is Mama Mia. 
 

Liam's coffee recommendation is: Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Koke Medium  

 

Storm

The Old Roastery Coffee Shop Barista 

      

Storm has culinary flare and loves to cook up a storm! ( Sorry, we couldn't resist ) Shes a pro chef and put her passion for coffee alongside her uber organisational skills in our coffee shop. In her free time, she loves to travel and bake. 
Storm's favourite film is Captain Fantastic
 

Storm's coffee recommendation is: Cafe Francais

 

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