Insights & Trends

Women of Whisky - Perspectives on Inclusion & The Future

The 90-minute session, moderated by whisky expert and journalist Becky Paskin, features a diverse, compelling roster of perspectives from whisky founders, brand marketers, and wholesalers.


Ashley Frey, Co-Founder, Frey Ranch Estate Distillery 
Hil Ying Tse, Managing Director, Whiskies & More
Julie Bramham, Global Brand Director, Johnnie Walker
Laura Davies, Distillery Manager, Penderyn Distillery
Kristy Lark-Booth, Owner and Head Distiller, Killara Distillery 

In addition to taking questions from the audience, the group discussed:

- How can drinks businesses work together with staff to create inclusive, diverse teams and spaces?
- How do we empower and provide access to opportunities for new leaders in a category that has historically lacked diversity?
- How do we change the perception of whisky as being a 'man's drink?
- What advice would you give the next generation of female distillers, brand ambassadors and whisky specialists looking to make their mark?

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