Meet the team

Meet the people that make Rudgate Brewery what it is!

Hover over each member of staff to find out a little bit about them...


Craig knows all things Rudgate and is usually able to answer any question you have about us or the beer industry in general. He loves all of our beers!

Craig Lee

Brewer and Managing Director


Danny lives and breathes our beers. He's been at Rudgate for over 10 years and his favourite beer is our Australian inspired Dinga Dinga.

Daniel Beardmore

Head Brewer and brewery supervisor


Paul Hill



James Wallace (Wol)



Janie looks after our sales and is always out and about meeting customers. Her favourite Rudgate beer is our Battleaxe Best Bitter.

Janie Evans

Sales Executive


Wendy manages some of our sales and all things admin. Wendy's favourite Rudgate beer is Valkyrie (but she loves Jorvik too!)

Wendy Pickett

Telesales and Administration Coordinator


Tiff manages all things social media at Rudgate and helps out with admin too. Her favourite Rudgate brew is the award winning Ruby Mild!

Tiff Castle

Social Media and Admin


Joe is learning the ropes with brewing from Danny and Craig and his current favourite beer is Jorvik (although he thinks he needs more time to taste test!)

Joe Wallace

Apprentice Brewer


Phil is our assistant brewer and has recently gotten engaged! His favourite Rudgate beer is our Chocolate Stout.

Phil Marsh

Assistant Brewer

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