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The fine people of Five Senses Coffee.

When Five Senses started out, we were committed to building a business that we had fun working at. Turns out, succeeding at that is all about surrounding yourself with amazing people. Over the years, the Five Senses team has grown to a lively, warm group of people, all of whom show incredible care for not only their work but also their colleagues and all those we work with at origin and in cafes. In addition to being a swell bunch of individuals, they’ve got some serious coffee chops behind them – from cafe owners to baristas, world coffee championship judges to Q graders a-plenty, their collective expertise is a rich resource they’re always keen to share.

We’re incredibly proud of our crew – they’re what make this journey so much fun.

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Dean Gallagher Founder & Owner With enough energy to power a semi-conductor, drinking coffee is probably overkill for Dean. Force of nature entrepreneur, he loves big steak Fridays, ping pong battles and turning everyone up to 11. Willfully stuck on old school ristrettos.
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Shaughan Dunne CEO Full time employee number 1, Shaughan has bought at least 1 retro amplifier per year at Five Senses. He appreciates a good op shop shirt, has a mountainous cd collection and was eating Paleo before it was cool. Nurturing Five Senses through to its teenage years, Shaughan's been our CEO since 2009.
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Ben Bicknell Strategic Projects Manager​ Excited about pretty much everything coffee, Ben's held a ridiculous number of roles at Five Senses. One of the first Q Graders in Aus and WBC judge for a number of years, he'll take any excuse to drink more coffee. Lead ginger beard of the company, Ben can usually be found in Perth, Sydney and Melbourne simultaneously.
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Jacob Ibarra Director of Coffee​ Our exotic import from the US of A, Jacob's significantly uppedour quote of contracted pronoun 'y'all'. An ex-Texan turned Seattle-ite, Jacob jumped down under and now oversees our coffee program, having traversed a barista, roaster, trainer and customer support career. Since joining us, he's interspersed cuppings with sessions honing his ping pong skills for lethal intent.
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Andrew Kent NSW State Manager Travel is in Andrew's blood and has seen this Seattle-ite work in Africa, Singapore and now Sydney.
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Jeremy Hulsdunk Sales and Account Manager
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Brydon Price Sales & Account Manager Brydon is steeped in coffee knowledge. World Barista Champ Head Judge, Q Grader and a couple of decades. One of the most adventurous eaters on staff, he can often be found sampling the hidden gems of Melbourne's food scene.
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Richard Muhl Technical Services Manager After working in Calibration Labs for the Navy and Air Force, coffee showed Richard what complex really looks like. Willingly diving into the murky, psuedo-science world of specialty coffee, he's a shining light of quantification, logic and process enabling more delicious coffees. A master of the technical world, he's willingly dived into the murky, barista-speak world of specialty coffee.

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