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Guild Member Profile

James Calder

Chief Executive at SIBA
  • Full member
  • camra
  • siba

What is the one thing you'd like to tell visitors to the Guild's website?

At SIBA, my team and I fight for small independent brewers on the issues that matter. We lobby Government and we secure national press coverage. We champion and celebrate independence. We provide direct benefits to breweries like access to difficult to reach markets, industry guides and tools such as labelling, health and safety and brewery costs. In normal times we also run national beer competitions and the UK’s biggest beer and brewing trade show, BeerX.

What do you like most about being a Guild of Beer Writers member?

The guild offers a place to network and learn from the most knowledgeable beery people in the UK. What’s not to love?