The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has confirmed that David Veal will be leaving the association at the end of June 2018.
Mr Veal was Executive Director of the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe (SCAE) from 2011 until 2017, overseeing strong growth in membership, activity and engagement in the coffee community.
Latterly, he has been acting as Executive Ambassador for the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA), working with it to promote specialty coffee at all stages of the value chain.
Mr Veal said: “I have been privileged to serve the speciality coffee community whilst travelling on a great journey with the SCAE and SCA and have made many good friends along the way.
“Our association and industry are entering a new and exciting phase and I wish all of my colleagues and friends great success as they help shape the future of the coffee community.”
Mr Veal will be attending World of Coffee in Amsterdam next week.