Chris is a co-owner and distiller at Launceston Distillery.
His career includes 15 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, together with 12 years in the brewing and distilling industries. Chris got his start in Tasmanian whisky as the inaugural distiller at Nant Distillery. He is proud to have worked for some renowned Tasmanian companies; at J. Boag and Son as a Brewing Team Supervisor, and Tasmanian Alkaloids in a variety of roles within Quality Control. This experience in manufacturing was invaluable when establishing Launceston Distillery.
Born and raised in Launceston, Chris holds a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, a post-graduate brewing qualification and the IBD’s certificate in distilling.
Chris has a keen interest in sport and has been an active member of a number of sporting clubs and committees.
Chris is honoured to be a TWSA committee member, and strongly believes in its charter to protect and promote Tasmania’s distillers.