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about us


We are Modern Standard Coffee

Modern Standard is a speciality coffee roaster, aiming to work with all sectors of the industry to improve coffee quality and deliver a better tasting cup.

We care about great coffee and focus on serving the whole journey from the source to the cup. We blend our experience and detail-led knowledge of speciality roasting with efficient and innovative production.

Great coffee for everyone – that’s the Modern Standard.

Meet the team

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Lynsey Harley

Founder & CEO

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Ricky Neal

Technical Director

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Adrien Booth

Senior Account Manager

Lee Hall

Sales & Operations Manager

Jo Jelsma

Cafe Manager


Production Leader

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Sam Turner

Service engineer

Caitlin McCallum


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Zak Langley

Head Coffee Roaster


Production Assistant

Fraser Rankin

Roastery General Manager

Alex Sacco

Service Engineer

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Princess Dana

Social Secretary

Robbie Durham

Head Barista

Mia Poppelwell


Jude Thomas

Head Barista

Rico Jelsma



Want to join the team?

Our business success has come from the passionate coffee professionals who work within our business. If you want to join, and play a part in setting the standard in coffee, get in touch.

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Modern Standard was born out of a desire to combine scaleable speciality coffee, market leading technical service and outstanding customer service. Our team of skilled and passionated coffee professionals, ensures that our customers set the standard in coffee.

Lynsey Harley