MEETTHETEAM

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Amy Conyard

Co-Founder

Amy manages the business on all levels from operations to finance and everything in between. A pro at PR, she is very much the face of the brand - you might recognise her! 

 

Amy enjoys walking in the Lincolnshire Wolds with her Staffador Wilson and daughter Molly and she is also a big fan of live music and loves going to concerts and festivals.

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Alan Bottomley

Co-Founder

Alan is our Master Distiller and creates and manages all elements of production and distillation. Distillation is part of his heritage and has been in his family since the 1950’s.

 

Alan is a Yorkshireman as well as a keen outdoorsman who loves taking in the fresh air on a weekend with his dog Daniel the Spaniel and daughter Molly.  

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Dean McKechnie

Production Manager

Dean is responsible for overseeing all areas of production, distillation and distribution as well as supporting Alan with the smooth running of the distillery floor.

 

Dean is a fitness fanatic who has a keen interest in cars. He has a heart of gold and is always going above and beyond, looking out for the rest of the team! 

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Kellie Edmonds

Distillery Manager

Kellie is the backbone of our distillery ops and is responsible for looking after the distillery team by processing all orders as well as liaising with suppliers and customers.

 

Kellie is a Sauvignon Blanc enthusiast who loves the beach and enjoys visiting the coast at the weekends with her family and Cocker Spaniel Pepper.

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Megan Bates

Brand Manager

Megan comes from a background of events and marketing. She is responsible for accelerating the Bottomley Distillers brand and enhancing our customer experiences.

 

Megan is a music-mad dog lover who enjoys going to festivals and concerts. She spends her spare time at the gym or in the countryside with her Border Collie Tilly.

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Simon Higham

Sales Manager

Simon comes from a background of sales and he is responsible for managing our trade customer relationships and of course building new ones!

 

Simon is a Warhammer fan who likes to play guitar in his spare time. He has also recently acquired Buster the Dalmatian who keeps him busy with very long walks!

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Hannah Gibbon

Ops Assistant

Hannah joined us last month to assist the Distillery Ops team. She is responsible for ensuring everything runs super smoothly as our spirit production expands over the coming months.

 

Hannah has recently moved to the area as, just like the rest of the team, she loves the beautiful Lincolnshire Wolds! She is interested in fitness and in her spare time does bootcamps and yoga.

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Jon Neal

Distillery Ops

Jon works as part of the Distillery Team, assisting Alan in areas of production. He can also often be seen out and about in the Pin Gin van delivering your all important spirits!

 

Jon is a retired police officer with a brilliant sense of humour. He enjoys playing golf and also regularly keeps us entertained by writing brilliant poems about his team members!

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Simon Hartley

Distillery Ops

Simon works alongside Alan and the Distillery Team, assisting with all areas of distillation, production, packing and distribution.

 

Simon loves playing darts and also owns a local mobile karaoke and disco business. You can also often find him marshalling for a few local kart clubs on the weekend.

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Ethan Robinson

Distillery Assistant

Ethan is currently doing a Level 2 Warehouse Operative Apprenticeship with us and assists Alan and the rest of the production guys on the distillery floor.

 

Ethan is our youngest team member and is passionate about learning! In his spare time he likes listening to music, exercising and spending time with his family.