Meet the team

At the heart of FINE+RARE is a close-knit team of enthusiastic and knowledgeable wine and spirits lovers who take great pride in tracking down the finest bottles on the planet for our clients and customers. Say hello to some of our key players.

Senior Management

  • John Paton-edited

    John Paton

  • Don-St-Pierre-Jr-cropped
    Vice Chairman

    Don St. Pierre

  • Andy Bottomley
    Chief Financial Officer

    Andy Bottomley

  • Sara Cairns
    Vice President, People + Operations

    Sara Cairns

  • James Jackson-Nichols
    Managing Director, Marketplace

    James Jackson-Nichols

  • Corentin Margier
    Buying + Partner Director

    Corentin Margier

United Kingdom

  • Craig Norton
    Managing Director, UK + Ireland

    Craig Norton

  • Simon Brewster
    Senior Key Account Manager, UK

    Simon Brewster

  • Simon-Brass
    Senior Key Account Manager, UK

    Simon Brass

  • John Cummock
    Senior Key Account Manager, UK

    John Cummock

  • Tony Cody
    Senior Key Account Manager, UK

    Tony Cody

  • Grace Wakefield
    Senior Key Account Manager, UK

    Grace Wakefield

  • Yaron Einav
    Senior Key Account Manager, UK

    Yaron Einav

  • Steven Dickinson
    Account Manager, UK

    Steve Dickinson

Continental Europe

  • Merch Pescollderungg
    Managing Director, Continental Europe

    Merch Pescollderungg

  • Nicolas Dujardin
    Regional Head of Sales, Continental Europe

    Nicolas Dujardin

  • Alessandro Piantoni
    Head of Logistics + Operations

    Alessandro Piantoni

  • Annalisa Florian
    Head of Partnerships, Continental Europe

    Annalisa Florian

  • Jonathan Bruni
    Senior Account Manager, CH + IT

    Jonathan Bruni

  • Francesco Tamma
    Senior Account Manager, Continental Europe

    Francesco Tamma

  • Enrico Potente
    Account Manager, Continental Europe

    Enrico Potente

  • Irene Lorenzelli
    Logistics Specialist

    Irene Lorenzelli


  • Simon Brewster
    Managing Director, Asia

    Simon Brewster

  • Ken hui
    Head of Sales, Hong Kong

    Ken Hui

  • Angel Cheng
    Private Client Account Manager, Asia

    Angel Cheng

  • Enoch Kam
    Finance Manager, Asia

    Enoch Kam

  • Jeny Shing
    Customer Service Executive

    Jeny Shing

  • Chloe Lee
    Operational Service Executive

    Chloe Lee

Buying + Partnerships

  • Antoine Ninot
    Group Senior Buyer

    Antoine Ninot

  • Hector Howes
    Bordeaux Buyer

    Hector Howes

  • Sophie Thorpe
    Group Campaigns + Editorial Manager

    Sophie Thorpe

Service + Operations

  • Sophie Marsh
    Interim Customer Experience Manager

    Sophie Marsh

  • Johnnie Heffer
    Private Cellar Executive

    Johnnie Heffer

  • Calvin Webber
    Operations Service Manager

    Calvin Webber

  • Nick Upton
    Head of Warehouse operations, US

    Nick Upton

Brand Experience

  • Magda Riepler
    Head of Brand Experience

    Magda Riepler

  • Holly Motion
    Global Brand Communications Manager

    Holly Motion

  • Nancy Haniford (1)
    Marketing + Design Assistant

    Nancy Haniford


  • Guy McDermott
    Head of Finance, UK

    Guy McDermott

  • Josh Aziz
    Head of Finance, USA

    Josh Aziz

  • Jennifer Chan
    Technical Finance Manager, UK

    Jennifer Chan

  • Manveer Puaar
    Purchase Ledger Clerk, UK

    Manveer Puaar

  • Warren Josiah
    Finance Assistant, UK

    Warren Josiah

  • Samantha Carpenter
    Interim Credit Controller

    Samantha Carpenter

Product + Digital

  • Louise Bond
    Head of Product

    Louise Bond

  • Eva Polaki
    Product Manager, Acquisition

    Eva Polaki

  • Pradeep Raman
    Product Manager, Marketplace

    Pradeep Raman

  • Daniel Hambleton-Wood
    Digital + Data Lead

    Daniel Hambleton-Wood

  • Michael Midlane (1)
    Product + Authentication Photographer

    Michael Midlane


  • Tamás László Varga
    Head of Engineering

    Tamás László Varga

  • Balasz
    Senior Full Stack Developer

    Balazs Baumgartner

  • Bence
    Senior Web Developer

    Bence Györki

  • Katalin Simonyi
    Web Developer

    Katalin Simonyi

  • Kristof Molnar-Tatai
    Data Engineer

    Kristof Molnar-Tatai

  • Zoltan Petrick
    Test Automation Engineer

    Zoltan Petrik

  • Dhatchayani Chitrambalam
    QA Engineer

    Dhatchayani Chitrambalam

  • Gabor Karcsu
    Infrastructure Engineer

    Gábor Karcsú


  • Rick Bloy
    Warehouse Manager

    Rick Bloy

  • Carl Frisby
    Warehouse Team Leader

    Carl Frisby

  • Rhys Leworthy
    Warehouse Team Leader

    Rhys Leworthy

  • Ruth Keetch
    Stock Controller

    Ruth Keetch

  • Alfie Rosin
    Warehouse Operative

    Alfie Rosin

  • Thomas Ansell
    Warehouse Operative

    Thomas Ansell

  • Paul Logan
    Warehouse Operative

    Paul Logan

  • Ashton Higgins
    Warehouse Operative

    Ashton Higgins