Members

The Academy is proud to have renowned chef Michel Roux OBE as its patron.

Academy of Chocolate Members:

John Adams Chocolatier Platres Chocolate Workshop
Bertil Akesson Akesson’s Organic
Pana Barbounis Founder Pana Chocolate
Heather Bennett Chocolatier Coco Cat Chocolates
Toby Brandon Cocoa Trader ECOM Agrotrade Ltd
Claire Burnet Owner Chococo
Iain Burnett Chocolatier Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier
Chantal Coady OBE Founder & Creative Director Rococo Chocolates
Nick Crean Prestat
Elle Crocker Owner Love Your Chocolate
James Cronin Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
William Curley MCA Chocolatier/Patissier William Curley
Matthieu de Gottal Chocolatier Matthieu de Gottal Chocolatier
Marc Demarquette Chocolatier / Patron Demarquette Fine Chocolates
Chloe Doutre-Roussel Chocolate Expert
Jennifer Earle Chocolate Ecstasy Tours
Alexandra Emerson-White Product Developer Marks and Spencer
Sarah Jane Evans MW Journalist / Author ‘Chocolate Unwrapped’
Josephine Fairley
Claire Gallagher Executive Confectioner Betty’s and Taylors of Harrogate
Adam Geileskey Head of Chocolate Development Hotel Chocolat
Simone Gozzetti Director Wegiz Ltd
Natalie Griggs Buyer Fortnum & Mason
David C Hill Managing Director Cocoda Ltd
Keith Hurdman Master Chocolatier / Confiseur / Patissier  Felchlin
Sara Jayne Stanes OBE Chief Executive Royal Academy of Culinary Arts
Kate Johns Director Nudge PR
Neil Kelsall Director Chocolat Madagascar
Bruce Langlands Director of Foods & Restaurants Harrods
Hazel Lee Research Scientist Product Development Leatherhead Food Research
Clive Martyr Lawyer
Lee McCoy Managing Director Chocolatiers UK Ltd
Frederick Mostert
Tania Mugford Technical Manager Waitrose
Louise Nason Founder / Owner MELT
Marie-Pierre Moine
Aneesh Popat Chocolatier The Chocolatier
Shelly Preston Chocolatier / Patissier Boutique Aromatique
Christopher Reeves Account Director Pricewaterhouse Coopers
Amelia Rope Founder Amelia Rope Chocolates
Janette Rowlatts Chocolate Retailer Chocolate Gourmet
Craig Sams
Duffy Sheardown Chocolate Maker Duffy’s Chocolate
Jonathan Tailyour  Chocolate Distribution Middletown Hill
Angus Thirlwell Co-founder & Chief Executive Hotel Chocolat Ltd & The Rabot Estate UK Ltd & The Chocolate Tasting Club
Will Torrent Pastry Chef Consultant
Philippe Wall Chocolatier / Consultant Chocolate Masters of Bath
Chika Watanabe Chocolatier
Darren Williams Head of Food Buying Fortnum & Mason
Simon Wright UK Representative ICAM / AgostoniSpA (Ialy)
Paul Young Paul A. Young Fine Chocolates