The Cask Marque scheme is operated by an independent body called Cask Marque Trust which is a limited company, limited by guarantee, and a non profit making organisation. The company is run by a management committee elected by its members. The members who pay a subscription include representatives from brewers, retailers, trade bodies and consumer groups.
To contact head office, either call us on 01206 752212, or if you know who you wish to contact, email them at the addresses below.
Sales & Marketing Director
National Account Manager
Training Manager & National Account Manager (North)
PA to Paul Nunny
Renewals & Certification
There are currently 45 Cask Marque Assessors, who have between them spent over 1,000 years working in the beer industry either as brewers or working on quality standards. All have had extensive taste training before joining Cask Marque and are regularly examined at Brewing Research International www.campden.co.uk to ensure that they are able to recognise the various flavours necessary to be a Cask Marque assessor.
If you think that you have the relevant experience in the industry and are interested in becoming an assessor please send a full CV by email to
There are currently ten Non-Executive Directors made up from corporate members, both brewers and pub groups and one Executive Director. All voluntarily give up their time to support Cask Marque and the cask ale industry.
Francis Patton (Chairman),
ex Commercial Director
Corporate Affairs Director