Mr. Ian Brabbin / Head of Tea -Taylors of Harrogate

Ian Brabbin is the Head of Tea Buying at Taylors of Harrogate where he is responsible for tea buying and blend quality. Ian has worked in the tea industry for 30 years during which time he has travelled extensively to tea growing regions throughout the world and he spent 7 years working in Kenya before joining Taylors in 2002. Ian is a member of the strategic sourcing team at Taylors working closely with the sustainability and coffee teams to ensure the long term supply of quality tea and coffee to the business. Ian is a director of the Ethical Tea Partnership and has been deputy Chairman since 2011. Ian is also a past Chairman of the Tea Buyers Association of the EATTA.