MEET THE TEAM BEHIND JOHNNIE WALKER


John Walker himself was a great innovator and we’re very proud of the people who continue his work to this day. These dedicated individuals push the boundaries of what whisky can be, what our brand can achieve and what the future may bring.

Meet the key guardians of Johnnie Walker whisky - blenders, brand ambassadors and world leading bartenders - the people who keep John Walker’s spirit alive in the work they do.

  • TOM JONES - GLOBAL SCOTCH BRAND AMBASSADOR

    TOM JONES - GLOBAL SCOTCH BRAND AMBASSADOR

    Tom is known for his unwavering passion and knowledge for fine spirits. With over 25 years in the industry, he is a devoted ambassador for the exceptional craftsmanship of the No.1 blended Scotch whisky in the world. 

    Tom says: "Nothing gives me more joy than helping people discover more about our big-flavoured blends and the amazing craftsmanship that goes into protecting Johnnie Walker traditions and forging the future of Scotch whisky."

  • JIM BEVERIDGE - JOHNNIE WALKER MASTER BLENDER

    JIM BEVERIDGE - JOHNNIE WALKER MASTER BLENDER

    Jim Beveridge is a man with true passion for Johnnie Walker and is recognised as one of the world's leading exponents of flavour exploration. Jim leads the team of 12 Johnnie Walker blenders.

    Jim says: "For almost two centuries the blenders of Johnnie Walker have been restless people who have never liked to stand still. We carry on that tradition today, using our knowledge to experiment and innovate so that we can continue to lead the world in blended Scotch."

  • EMMA WALKER - JOHNNIE WALKER BLENDER

    EMMA WALKER - JOHNNIE WALKER BLENDER

    Emma has a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry and is a member of Diageo's Whisky Specialist Team in Scotland, ensuring consumers are awarded with the high standards they expect from the world's leading blended Scotch whisky.

    Emma says: "In the Blenders Rooms we have cask samples coming in from all around Scotland. We work with great craftspeople from every part of the Scotch industry and get to nose amazing malt and grain whiskies, ranging from 3 to 35 years old."


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