Founding Director at European Tea Society
Founder & Tea Designer at Quinteassential
Bernadine is a visionary who specialises in business strategy. She is the founder of fine and award-winning tea brand, Quinteassential and a tea consultant to many brands, hotels and restaurants, helping them to use tea in more innovative and financially lucrative ways. She is also a biomedical scientist with a degree from King's College, London and is passionate about the scientific and nutritional aspects of tea. Bernadine currently also works with NowFoods, a centre for food innovation at the University of Chester, helping food businesses create innovative food products.
She was appointed global tea curator for Wedgwood and guides their global tea strategy and curates the tea range for this British heritage brand.
She has won 7 Great Taste Gold Awards, been nominated for Insider 'Made in the North West' Business of the year awards 2015 and 2016 and is also a tea judge for the Great Taste Awards.
She is a regular speaker at events throughout the UK and provides tea consultancy, creates tea programs and masterclasses for businesses and individuals. She has been featured on television for her work.