European Coffee Expo secures the best to drive 2019 show


From top hotels, bars and cafes to ferry operators and foodservice providers, the European Coffee Expo’s Steering Panel is able to boast a highly impressive group of talented individuals from some of the most highly regarded operators in our sector today.

Members of the European Coffee Expo Steering Panel play a key role in driving, directing and helping to shape the show for 2019, when on May 21-22 it will open its doors once again at London Olympia – the capital’s premier exhibition space.

Joining for the first time to support next year’s show, European Coffee Expo would like to thank and welcome:

Baxter Storey’s national barista trainer Don Altizo

Black Sheep Coffee’s commercial director Sanjay Bowry

Café Royal’s head of coffee Darren Elliot

Caffe Nero’s head of operations at Nero Express Paul Darlison

De Vere’s director of food and beverage Tom McCarthy

DFDS’ food & beverage category manager Dave Lewis

The Elan Group’s founder of Latte Art Bar & head of coffee Joao Almeida

GAIL’s Artisan Bakery’s coffee manager Jessica Worden

The Gentlemen Barista’s director and founder Henry Ayers

InterContinental London Park Lane’s director of food & beverage Tony Mosca

The Watch House founder Roland Horne

Notes Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar’s co-founders Robert Robinson & Fabio Ferreira

Paddy & Scott’s founder and CEO Scott Russell

Press Coffee’s co-founder Andy Wells

7Grs’ managing director Gianni Romagno

Soho Coffee Co’s head of innovation Hannah Hughes

They join the existing Steering Panel members: Angel Hill Foods’ Tim Sturk; Artisan’s Magda and Edwin Harrison; BEAR’s Craig Bunting Caravan’s Laura Harper-Hinton; Compass Group’s Sonia Louro Carvalho; Costa Express’s Tim Cox; Fernandez & Wells Rick Wells; Good & Proper Tea’s Josh Mordecai; Grind’s David Abrahamovitch; Harris + Hoole’s Josh Brown; Harrods’ Bartosz Ciepaj; Kaffeine’s Peter Dore-Smith; John Lewis’ Chantal Lontay; The Langham’s Ashley Saxton; and the SCA’s Owen Thom.

European Coffee Expo will be held at London’s Olympia on May 21-22.

Click here to book a stand, or here to register as a visitor.

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