Meet the Office team

The latest in our conversation with our team takes us back to the main office to meet some of the team who aren’t always celebrated. Of course, Rupert is the lifeblood of the Brewery but then behind the scenes we have the Finance team who make sure everyone gets paid and the marketing team, who let you know about all the exciting things happening at Manor Farm!

Name: Rupert Thompson  
Role: Managing Director
Date joined the Hogs Back: December 3rd 2011
Favourite Hogs Back beer: TEA, naturally. 
Where would be your ideal place to enjoy a drink: Sunset, on a swingseat, overlooking the garden, watching someone else just complete all my weekend gardening jobs.
Who would you love to enjoy a pint with and why: My Father, now passed away.


Name: Sylvia Levick
Role: Financial Controller
Date joined the Hogs Back: June 2019
Favourite Hogs Back beer: Hogstar
Where would be your ideal place to enjoy a drink: White powder sand beach listening to the sound of the lapping waves seeing the sunshine reflected in my glass.
Who would you love to enjoy a pint with and why: JFK – fascinated by his life and events that led to his assassination, George Clooney …for obvious reasons (I know very shallow!!)

Name:  Jill Adams
Role: Director of Markeing
Date joined the Hogs Back: 13th October 2014
Favourite Hogs Back beer: It’s got to be Hazy Hog cider.  Can’t be beaten on a hot, summer’s day.
Where would be your ideal place to enjoy a drink: On a picnic in Windsor Great Park.
Who would you love to enjoy a pint with and why: The author Charles Dickens. He was a great social commentator and it would be interesting to know his thoughts now.

Name: Jonathon Mileman
Role: Marketing Assistant
Date joined: April 2018
Favourite Hogs Back beer:  Surrey Nirvana, so flavourful and fruity. Perfect all year round.
Where would be your ideal place to enjoy a drink: You cant beat the feeling of the first sip of a real ale in a beautiful pub garden after a good long pub walk.
Who would you love to enjoy a pint with and why: The Adventurer, Simon Reeve – think he would be very inspirational to talk to and talk about the far-flung places he has visited.