Tim Hickford


GBS Full Member

Beer Academy® Beer Sommelier


Other Beer Certifications: IBD Beer Academy Beer Steward

Job Title: Beer Brand Ambassador

Company Details: Employed by Mad Squirrel Brewery

Biography: I have been working for Mad Squirrel since 2013, in that time I have progressed through various roles, managing several of the company’s venues, before moving into middle management roles such as Staff Development Manager and Operations Manager. I am currently working in the role of Brand Ambassador, PR & Publicity, where my skill set is best placed. I champion Mad Squirrel and it’s beers at events, tastings evenings, festivals and brewery tours utilising the extensive beer knowledge I gained from passing the IBD Beer Sommelier exam in 2016. I also manage marketing for the company and work on brand building and development such as new product branding and marketing. I also write all copy for the company.

Twitter: T_Hickford