David Loan

Favourite thing about your job?
Tasting and engaging every day with a product I love

How do you take your coffee?
Americano, touch of milk

What is your favourite song?
R.E.M, Losing My Religion or The Flying Pickets, ‘Only You’ (don’t judge me)

What is your favourite quote?
“What is a club in any case…it’s the noise, the passion, the feeling of belonging, the pride in your city.” – Sir Bobby Robson

What is your favourite film?
Shawshank Redemption

Tell us a joke!
What do you call sad coffee? Despresso…

Best place you’ve ever ‘bean’?
The Great Barrier Reef (closely followed by the jewel of Northumberland, Bamburgh Castle)

Describe yourself in 3 words!
Loyal, Honest, Competitive

Tell us something not many people know about you!
I’ve been privileged to play at St James’ Park and the new Wembley, plus golf at 7 Ryder Cup/Championship golf courses