Malcolm Ferris-Lay

• Managing Director at Williamson & Magor (now Williamson Tea). Williamson & Magor was the world's largest family-owned tea company employing 120,000 staff worldwide and producing over 70 million kilo of tea annually.
• Managing Director of MFLT Ltd., a niche Company in the promotion of tea all over the world.
• Founding Partner and Director Lays Teas.
• Tea Market Man/Junior Partner George White Tea Brokers.
• Worked in the ‘City' from 1966 to 1998.
• A world authority on the tea industry. Highly-experienced tea consultant, tasting up to 1,200 teas daily.
• Over four decades of experience in the tea industry.
• Clients include and have included Atlantis The Palm Hotel & Resort Dubai, Ritz Carlton Dubai, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek (Dallas), Hampstead Tea and Wedgwood, The Dorchester, The Lansborough and the Angel Hotel Abergavenny, GCC Summit in Qatar, Hampstead Tea's packing contract for Althrop House and Chatsworth House., Amway, Movenpick ,Wedgewood Royal Collection (for Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle), Partridges of Sloane Square & Darvilles of Windsor , Harrods, Harvey Nichols, East India Company and Selfridges.
• Malcolm along with Ranit made the ‘Tea Walk' in June 2014 and this ticked off the need to lead the London Tea History Assoc  ‘Tea Plaque' project.