Susan McCraith MW
Susan joined the Board of Trustees in 2016 and represents the Vintners Company. She won the Rouyer Guillet Cup (now the Vintners Cup) for the top Diploma student in 1992, when she worked for Howells of Bristol. Following her achievement of the Master of Wine qualification, she worked in the buying team at Waitrose, before founding her own company – Ethical Fine Wines - and is now a wine consultant for Conviviality Plc.
Simon joined the Board of Trustees in 2017, representing the Vintners' Company. He began his association with wine in 1991 as Managing Director of Mitchell Beazley, publisher of Michael Broadbent, Hugh Johnson, Jancis Robinson and Steven Spurrier - all WSET Honorary Presidents. From 2008 to 2015, Simon was Group Chief Executive of Laithwaite's Wine and from 2015 until 2017 Chairman of Berry Bros. & Rudd's Family Board.