Team Toast

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Team Toast – Rob Wilson

Rob is our CEO, and advised Toast through our launch in 2016. He's founded social change organisations and previously led Ashoka UK, supporting entrepreneurs to scale system changing enterprises.

Rob Wilson

Chief Toaster
Team Toast – Louisa Ziane

Louisa set-up Toast in 2015 and leads on brand and culture. She was previously a consultant at the Carbon Trust, advising brands on sustainability strategies. She's also an accountant and a Digital Mum.

Louisa Ziane

Chief Brand Officer
Team Toast – Julie Prebble

Julie leads our relationships with bakers, brewers and distributors. She was previously a buyer for leading food retailers and advised food start-ups on scaling.

Julie Prebble

Operations Manager
Team Toast – David Ryan

David manages our relationships with stockists and leads the sale team. He has a background in retail, joining Waitrose as a graduate and progressing to manage business change projects.

David Ryan

Head Breadwinner
Team Toast – Zoe Adelman

Zoe manages our stockist relationships in North London. She previously worked in publishing as an International Sales Manager and has a masters in translation.

Zoe Adelman

Breadwinner
Team Toast – Mikey Rothwell

Mikey manages our stockist relationships in South London. He previously consulted for charities and social enterprises in Africa. A keen rugby player and book-lover, he can juggle standing on one leg.

Mikey Rothwell

Breadwinner
Team Toast – Chris Head

Chris manages our brewery collaborations. He has an operations background and was previously a foreign languages teacher. He is the most passionate craft beer lover you'll ever meet.

Chris Head

Global Partnerships Manager
Derek

Derek manages our recipe development and quality control. He has over 40 years of brewing experience, including managing breweries for Heineken and Whitbread, and is a qualified beer sommelier.

Derek Orford

Brewer in Residence
Team Toast-Mike

Mike sets up new relationships with stockists in London to Bristol and Wales. He recently gained a masters from LSE, working on regional development. He's Sporty Toast, travelling everywhere by bike, and is a qualified freediver.

Mike Lawrence

Breadwinner
Ben

Max sets up new relationships with stockists from London to Bristol and Wales. He has a sales and fundraising background. He's a an amateur music journalist and often has a podcast mic in hand.

Ben Seedhouse

Breadwinner
James

James works on all things marketing and events to help spread the word on Toast. He previously worked at a creative agency, focusing on retail and shopper marketing.

James King

Marketing and Events Manager
Max

Max sets up new relationships with Stockists from London to Brighton. He was previously a chef and events manager. Max is known for clowning around (literally) and can be spotted in comedy sketches like Peep Show.

Max Brown

Breadwinner
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Lawrence is our customer services superstar, ensures our beers reaches happy customers. He previously worked as an account manager and has tutored A-level students. He's into gaming and has an incredible tenor voice.

Lawrence Speelman

Customer Kneads Manager

Natasha Jackson

Social Media Manager

Our International Team

Shannon Headshot

Shannon has over a decade's experience growing specialty beer brands in North America, with brands including Moxie Voss, Leaf Organic Vodka and Miller Lite. On weekends you can find her sharking a shuffleboard court in Brooklyn or taking pizza VERY seriously.

Shannon Flannigan

Breadwinner

Janet Viader

Emma Moore

Matt Paiton

Our Bread Board

Serge Kremer

Serge has owned and managed businesses in the Netherlands and UK. His current business is Husky - smart refrigeration. Serge helps social entrepreneurs develop their businesses and co-founded LUTA, a martial arts clothing business born out of Fight For Peace.

Serge Kremer

Director
Paul Lindley

Paul is an award winning entrepreneur and author. He founded organic baby food brand Ella’s Kitchen built upon a core social mission. It’s now the UK’s largest. His book is: ‘Little Wins: The Huge Power of Thinking Like a Toddler’.

Paul Lindley

Director
Helen Jones

Helen has 35 years of experience building purpose-led brands, including launching Ben & Jerry's in the UK. She’s a non-executive director at Ben & Jerry’s, Halfords Plc and Vapiano SE, and has previous directorships at Caffe Nero Group Ltd and Zizzi Restaurants.

Helen Jones

Director
Emma Carrasco_cr_Rebecca Hale National Geographic

Emma has 30 years experience in marketing, branding and comms. She’s the Chief Marketing and Engagement Officer and Senior Vice President at the National Geographic Society. She was previously CMO at National Public Radio and VP at República.

Emma Carrasco

Director
Tristram

Tristram is an author and campaigner on the environmental and social impacts of food production, and founded both Toast and our charity partner Feedback.

Tristram Stuart

Toastmaster