Meet Our Team
Daniel – Founder
Founder of Red Box coffee and the man with the vision. Coffee and hospitality runs through his blood having worked in his families business from a young age. Daniel has considerable experience in hotel management and café operations. Feeling then let down by his tea and coffee supplier and whilst feeling underwhelmed with the quality of coffee in the marketplace decided to launch an ethical coffee and tea company. Red Box was born.
Favourite coffee- Cortado
Fun fact- Working in fine dining restaurants he had the privilege to serve- Wesley Snipes, Ronnie Corbet, Patrick Stewart and the ex and first president of the Czech Republic Vaclav Havel.
Shane- Commercial Director
Shane O'Moore has 23 years’ experience in Coffee from sourcing green beans to developing foodservice solutions for end users. Responsible for Supermarket own-label Whole bean and Roast and Ground product range. Shane also developed full in-store Supermarket …toGo solution (283 sites). Shane is also specialises in bespoke blending and private label coffee roasting solutions for businesses across the UK.
Favourite Coffee- Flat White
Fun fact- Shane developed the first coffee in store model (forerunner of Costa Express).
Simon- Coffee development
Simon found his passion for coffee back in 2014 when he got his first job as a barista in a small Edinburgh cafe on the Royal Mile. He soon developed a huge passion for coffee and spent his time studying at home, visiting as many coffee shops as possible to sample coffees from all over the world and even started roasting his own at home!
Working towards his SCA diploma, Simon never stops learning and loves to pass on his knowledge during his training sessions.
Favourite Coffee - Espresso
Fun Fact - Simon is also an accomplished DJ having performed in front of thousands across the UK, had his tracks played on BBC Radio 1 and even played a DJ in Scottish drama 'River City'!
Trevor- Regional manager East England
With over 30 years’ experience in the foodservice sector Trevor has worked for both wholesale and manufacturing companies bringing to the table so much enthusiasm and professionalism along with a great easy-going personality. Having sold our Cobbs cake range for the last 6 years. Trevor is excited and raring to go with our Red Box tea and coffee offering. Trevor is so excited to see our Red Box Brand grow in the North of England with Trevor’s growing prospective and existing contact list.
Favourite coffee - Cafe Latte
Fun fact - When working as a chauffeur driver for Emirates I looked after the rock band Rush. I personally drove around Newcastle Alex Leifson the lead guitarist. We played golf together and became really good friends. Been an ex professional golfer I won our golf game but had to work hard as Alex is a bit of a bandit !!
Laurette- Regional manager West England
Laurette Has joined the Cobbs Group back in 2013 and has more than 12 years’ experience in sales experience. Laurette is proud to be a part of Redbox team offering a full solution to customers with quality products & innovative values.
Favourite coffee - flat white
Fun fact- Was a horse show jumper for Wirral in my younger years