Matthew Fergusson-Stewart is an independent whisky expert and a veteran of the whisky industry in Asia Pacific. As a whisky educator, Matthew enjoys nothing more than talking to people about the ‘Water of Life’.
Over the last 15 years, Matthew has been the State Manager of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society in Western Australia, managed iconic whisky bar ‘The Auld Alliance’ and spent more than five years as a Glenfiddich brand ambassador. He was the Chief Marketing Officer for TSH Group and in 2020 became a Director of SPUN Spirits, a spirits consulting and distribution company. Matthew is also the creator of the ‘Dram Full’ whisky community and author of ‘Whisky Molecules’ and authoritative papers on chill-filtration.
Matthew was awarded both the 'Icons of Whisky Scotch Whisky Brand Ambassador of the Year 2017 (rest of the world)' and ‘Best Education and Community Ambassador’ in Singapore in 2018. In 2021, Matthew won a design award for the ‘The Gràn Collection’ whisky glassware range from the iF Design Awards.