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Matthew Robley-Siemonsma
Flying Lumberyard

Living in the UK but California born, Matthew has made London his home and been fortunate to be involved with good coffee in this city.
For nearly a decade, Matthew has helped London-based coffee businesses to grow their operations and to uphold and improve the quality of their offerings. His work centres around roasting, green coffee and coffee-related design.
His approach is to stay curious and experimental and always keep learning.
Matthew won the UK National Roasting competition two years in a row in 2016 & 2017 and in both years represented the UK at the World Coffee Roasting Championship, placing 3rd in Shanghai in 2016.

Hands-on Roasting: Reading between the lines: shortcuts, tips and tricks for getting the roast you want.
This hands-on workshop teaches hidden key principals that you won't learn anywhere else, and you'll find out how to read between the lines of the roasting process to find the most direct path to the roasts you want.
Topics Matthew Robley-Siemonsma will cover include: controlling your rate-of-rise, between batch procedures, effective QC, and iteration, iteration, iteration.
Join us for an in-depth workshop involving hands-on roasting, tasting and stimulating group discussion!