A Master of Wine since 1986, David founded Liberty Wines in 1997 with friends Michael and Martin of Shaw + Smith, Riquet Hess and Luciann Flynn. David is one of the UK’s leading experts on Italian wines.
Gary joined Liberty Wines in January 2005, becoming chief operating officer in the summer of 2007. Responsible for all Liberty Wines’ operations (including Finance, Customer Services, Warehouse, Shipping, IT and HR), Gary is also a director of all the company's overseas subsidiaries.
Starting as a National Accounts Manager in 2008, Tom became Head of National Accounts in spring 2015. He is now responsible for our growing sales team across the UK and Ireland, including National Accounts. Like David and Gary, he is a keen cyclist and whizzes around his native Scotland whenever he has the opportunity.
Andrew joined Liberty Wines in February 2018, having worked for the past 15 years as a permanent and interim finance director, including within the food & drink manufacturing, hospitality and retail sectors.
Goncalo joined Liberty Wines in April 2017. He started his career in the wine trade in Portugal, and moved to London in January 2016. Goncalo has 17 years of experience in domestic and export markets, having managed Asian and European business for Sogrape Vinhos before being challenged to develop the group’s brands in the Portuguese On-trade.
A founder member of Liberty Wines with David, Luciann started as marketing and customer services manager and has worked in almost all areas of the company since then, including as project director.