MASTER ROASTRESS – Head Judge
Specialty Coffee Roasting Consultant
With over 25 years working in the coffee industry, Anne has gained extensive experience in many areas of the coffee industry as barista, café owner/manager, national barista trainer and assessor, and head roaster/roasting production manager at both a national and international level.
A certified Q Grader, Anne regularly attends, volunteers, competes in and has judged regional, national and international Barista, Brewers, Cup Tasting & Roasting competitions in Australia, USA & Brazil.
Anne is also twice winner of and Head Judge for the Golden Bean Roasting Competition and is also a member of the SCA Roasters Guild Executive Council.
Now with her roasting consulting company, Equilibrium Master Roasters, Anne continues to develop her extensive roasting skills and knowledge by regularly working with a wide range of Roasting Companies and Roasting Machines (from large Commercial roasters to small Specialty roasters), various roasting techniques and industry relevant processes and protocols – skills and knowledge she is really passionate about passing on to the next generation of Flame Keepers!