Team Toast

Rob RS

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
Louisa RS

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
Julie RS

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
David RS

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

Customer Relationship Manager
Derek RS

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

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

Sales - North London

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

Sales - South London

Kristian is based in Leeds and looks after our relationships in the North. He has a background in marketing, wholesale and retail, and is a Certified SCA Coffee Roaster and Barista.

Kristian Kryel

Sales - North England

Miles Ley

Sales - London + Brighton

Giles Mathison

Finance + HR Associate

Kylie Litchfield

Director of Dough + People's Kneads

Natasha Jackson

Social Media Manager

Aris Derkson

Global Expansion Director

Yelena Baatard

Events + Marketing Associate

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Our Board


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

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

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


Jon has 20 years sales and marketing experience in consumer goods with more than half of that time in drinks working with leading brands such as Heineken, Strongbow and Red Bull.

Jon Hughes

Advisory Board