The Team

Jem Ham, MD & Brewer

Jem gained over 15 years brewing experience before founding Cheddar Ales in 2006.

Jem Ham Cheddar Ales MD

Simon Baker, Drayman

Simon joined Cheddar Ales in 2014 having worked in the delivery trade in and around Bristol.

Simon Baker Cheddar Ales

Catherine Nicholson, Office Manager

Catherine has worked in sales with national and international brewers and wholesalers for over a decade. She joined Cheddar Ales in 2015.

Max Marshman, Bottler & Barrel Washer

Max joined the team after finishing his GCSEs in 2021 helping in the brewery to process beer from bottling to barrel washing & steaming.



Dave Harris, Brewery Assistant

Dave joined the team in 2019 after retiring from a successful career in Eduction.

Dave Harris  Cheddar Ales

Taproom Manager

The newist member of the Cheddar Ales Team,