CO-FOUNDER & DISTILLER
The nose and brains behind our operation, and involved in every aspect of the business. Creator of award-winning spirits and revolutionary processes around water and waste management.
The visionary of the team and overseer of the 'big picture'. Well-travelled and well-practiced in the art of drinking, he is a driving force behind the scenes and a welcome morale booster.
Head distiller and chemistry whizz, perfecting our production and fermentation processes. A whiskey expert, educated in all things distilling at Herriot-Watt University.
JAMES ANDREW SMITH
With over 50 years industry experience and as the Former President EAE of Brown-Forman / Jack Daniels, we are incredibly fortunate to consult with Andrew on all aspects of our business.
Using her sales and distribution expertise, Jess manages our client and trade relationships. Enthusiastically driving distribution to the UK and beyond!
A great friend and one of the hardest working members of Pleasant Land Distillery. Getting stuck in to every aspect of our operation, from project management to fruit processing.
An oasis of calm, Colin is our behind-the-scenes wizard who keeps stocks stocked and projects progressing in an organised fashion. With a PhD in linguistics, he keeps all lines of communication open!
With a BA and two associated MsC Degrees, Ayben is our revered Food Safety and Quality Management auditor. She keeps us on the straight and narrow - as well as on our toes!
HEAD OF ACCOUNTS
Making life easy for the rest of the team, she is a perfectionist and makes sure to keep all our projects right on track.
SOCIAL & MARKETING
Sebastian's partner, with an excellent nose for balancing spirits recipes. The definition of creative, and passionate about showcasing our unique processes and delicious products.