Cory’s coffee career began in East Africa, where he was a regional manager for the TechnoServe coffee initiative, a program which sought to increase smallholder coffee incomes. He then worked as a Senior Trader with Falcon Coffees in the United Kingdom, where he built collaborative, quality-focused supply chains across Africa and Central America. He joined the Sucafina group in 2018, and led Sucafina Specialty EMEA and Complete Coffee Limited through their (re)transformation into leaders in their respective spaces. Cory is currently CEO of Beyers Koffie, a private label roaster and coffee product producer serving the global retail industry, based in Belgium. Cory is a past chairman of ACE and the Cup of Excellence, previously served on the SCA Sustainability Council, and has been a speaker at the ICO, AFCA, and various other coffee-focused events. He believes simultaneously in the power of big ideas and small actions.