The Guild’s Board of Directors is delighted to announce that Mike Hampshire will be taking on the role of Secretary to the Guild, with immediate effect. He replaces Natalya Watson, who was appointed to the role in October 2019.
Mike has been a member of the Guild since 2018. He operates Leeds Beer Tours, multi-award-winning educational tours about the heritage and modern culture of beer and cider in Leeds. Since October 2021, Mike has served as Chair for the Leeds Branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), for a second time. Mike also has experience of pub and brewery management, event organising, and is professionally trained by the Beer and Cider Academy.
The Board is incredibly grateful to Natalya for her time in the role and wishes her the best with her beer education business.