Our Team

The Liberty Wines board comprises seven non-executive directors and three executive directors. Between them, the non-executives have over 200 years‘ experience in the international wine trade, with on-trade and independent off-trade being their areas of speciality.

Executive directors David Gleave MW, Tom Platt and Andrew Knott lead the 12-strong Executive team at Liberty Wines.

Our UK sales team covers London and across Southern, Eastern, Central and Northern England, as well as Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.

Meet us all by clicking on the team names below or the links in the menu.

David Gleave MW

David Gleave MW
Managing Director

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.

Tom Platt

Tom Platt
Deputy Managing Director

Starting as a National Accounts Manager in 2008, Tom became Head of National Accounts in spring 2015. As Sales Director, Tom was responsible for our growing UK and Ireland sales team, including National Accounts. Tom became Deputy Managing Director in April 2021.

Andrew Knott

Andrew Knott
Finance Director

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.

Regine Lee MW

Regine Lee MW
Head of Operations

Nicola Gutman

Nicola Gutman
Company Secretary

 

Denise Claxton

Denise Claxton
Human Resources Manager

Daniel Greenwood

Daniel Greenwood
Financial Controller

Alex Linsley

Alex Linsley
Director of Sales Development and Insights

Tim Fordham

Tim Fordham
Director of UK Sales

Tim Tweedy

Tim Tweedy
Director of Business Development

Max Hoang

Max Hoang
Director of National Accounts

Sales - London
Sales - Central, Eastern & Southern England
Sales - Northern England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales & Channel Islands
National Accounts
Customer Services
Customer Business Support
Buying & Brand Management
Communications & Events
Finance
Supply Planning
Warehouse
Office, HR, IT, Liberty Productions & Apprentices

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