Team Toast

Rob RS

Rob is our CEO, and has been advising Toast since we launched in 2016. He previously founded social change organisations and led Ashoka UK, supporting social entrepreneurs to scale their system changing enterprises.

Rob Wilson

Chief Toaster
Louisa RS

Louisa set-up Toast in 2015 and leads on comms and culture. She was previously a consultant at the Carbon Trust, working with 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 has over 40 years of brewing experience, including managing breweries for Heineken and Whitbread. He is also a qualified beer sommelier. He answered our call for a master brewer in 2016 and now helps us to refine and develop new recipes and quality control our brews.

Derek Orford

Brewer in Residence

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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 industrial 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

Advisory Board
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

Advisory Board

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.

John Hughes

Advisory Board