Meet the Team

Independent coffee businesses are all about the people creating the product, their expertise, their passion for good coffee making a difference in the world. We're lucky to work with such people and boast proudly that our staff, suppliers and wholesale partners are industry leaders in their expertise and drive. 
In this series we're introducing you to the people who make Volcano Coffee Works  and Assembly Coffee tick. This time we're introducing our newest members.
 

Jordan Weekes

What do you do for Full Steam Espresso?

HR, Finance and Office Administrator

    How do you drink your coffee?

    Latte

      What job did you do before this?

      Worked for Kier Group, as a senior Administrator in telecoms department for BT (Openreach)

        What’s some of the best advice you’ve ever been given?

        Don’t look back in anger shoutout to Oasis

          Tell us something that annoys you?

          Being stuck behind slow walkers really grinds my gears

            Tell us something about you that may surprise us?

            Took me 4 or 5 times to pass my driving theory, lost count

              Who would play your character in a film?

              Lakieth Stanfield

                What’s the number one guideline you try to live your life by?

                Always say please and thank you.

                  What's your work personality quiz result?

                  You're a Seahorse!

                  Motto: Let's think about it

                    

                   

                  Lisa Lim

                  What do you do for Full Steam Espresso ?

                  Finance Director

                  How do you drink your coffee? Milky

                  What job did you do before this?

                  FD/Grp FC

                  What’s some of the best advice you’ve ever been given?

                  Smiling uses fewer muscles

                  Tell us something that annoys you?

                  I have no sense of direction

                  Tell us something about you that may surprise us?

                  Then it would not be a surprise

                  Who would play your character in a film?

                  A short fat Chinese female accountant with a sense of humour

                  What’s the number one guideline you try to live your life by?

                  Be kind

                  What's your work personality quiz result? 

                  You're a Polar bear!

                  Motto: I know exactly what I'm doing

                   

                   

                  Alexa Joyal

                  What do you do for Full Steam Espresso ?

                   Head of Commercial - looking after sales (new business and growing with existing accounts)

                   How do you drink your coffee?

                  Oat Latte

                   What job do you do before this?

                  I worked as Head of Sales at Five Points Brewing for 4.5 years and a short stint at Freddie’s Flowers managing the Event Sales team. 

                  What’s some of the best advice you’ve ever been given?

                  Bike around London, you’ll gets days back in time saved and get to see some sweet af sights!

                  Tell us something that annoys you?

                  When people say expresso 

                   Tell us something about you that may surprise us? 

                  I'm a huge metal and punk fan 

                   

                  Who would play your character in a film? 

                  Cher 

                   What’s the number one guideline you try to live your life by? 

                  It’s always worth trying something new and if it doesn't work than you've learned a lesson instead of always wondering what could have happened!

                   

                  What's your work personality quiz result? 

                  You're a Dolphin!

                  Motto: I need to feel loved

                   

                   

                  Rob Lloyd

                  What do you do for Full Steam Espresso?

                  I am the fulfilment manager at the Beadman site.

                   

                  How do you drink your coffee?

                  How ever it comes. Generally ask my barista how they recommend what they are serving.

                   

                  What job do you do before this?

                  Before this I worked in retail warehousing at Co-Op and Tesco. Clerical work organising and finding stock in their miles of racking and occasionally picking the stock or driving a forklift truck when needed.
                   

                  What’s the number one guideline you try to live your life by? 

                  Life is short. If you can't enjoy it, you're doing it wrong.

                   

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