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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

Key Account Manager

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Lee Hall

Business Development

Jo Jelsma

Cafe Manager

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Georgina Török-Páhi

Production Leader

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Sam Turner

Service engineer

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Francis Olvez-Wilshaw

Barista Trainer

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Zak Langley

Head Coffee Roaster

Janos Török


Fraser Rankin

Roastery General Manager

Caitlin McCallum


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Princess Dana

Social Secretary

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Robbie Durham

Head Barista

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Jackie Craigie


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Clare Gibb

Digital Marketing Manager


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