Our People


Tommy Cooper

Chief Whiskey Officer


After founding an award winning Colorado Gold whiskey recipe, Coop has spent 50 years refining his veteran recipe to now deliver a premium Aussie taste that belongs to Whipper Snapper.

Alasdair Malloch

Chief Manager of Operations


Founder of the Whipper Snapper obsession, Al leads the business and sales operations and is obsessed with converting all drinkers to whisky lovers one at a time.

James McKeown

Chief Distillery Officer


Guardian of the Whipper Snapper recipe. Jimmy’s engineering background set him up to be a master technician and meticulous distilling craftsman to ensure quality is maintained in every bottle that leaves our workshop.

Frank McHardy

Chief Whiskey Advisor


Our Single Malt Magician, Frank combines his experience at Springbank & Bushmills over 50 years to refine our single malt recipe and process that is dedicated to maturing in our unique Aussie climate.