The Team

Steve Hancock

Owner & MD

A seasoned pro when it comes to serving up a drink or two, Steve has more than earned his stripes in hospitality and as a true local, as he runs The White Horse pub in Silverstone Village too!

No rest for the wicked eh?

ajay bisset

creative director

Already a fan of good gin and fast cars, creating and developing a brand like Silverstone Distillery has been a dream come true for Ajay. With nearly a decade as a skilled creative, there's a reason our bottles look so good!

emma bisset

marketing & Events Manager

A jack of all trades and master of fun, Emma's professional experience in marketing, PR and project management keeps the pistons turning in our Distillery engine. She's the one you'll be chatting about Gin with on social media, attending our events, as well as ensuring our brand is seen, heard and loved across the world (well, Silverstone is a good start)!

joe mayhew

commercial director

With over two decades in the corporate world across industries including F1, Technology and Manufacturing, Joe brings his commercial background (and his passion for Gin, Harley’s & tech gadgets) to Silverstone Distillery whilst creating unique experiences and world class spirits for our customers and corporate clients.

about us

Established in 2020 and launched amidst the adversity of a global pandemic, Silverstone Distillery harbours the same 'fire in the belly' attitude and community-led spirit that Silverstone village's ancestors possessed hundreds of years ago. 

With every drop of our high-quality distillate expertly crafted on-site in our village premises and each bottle hand-filled by our close knit team, you can guarantee the taste of drive and passion in every single sip.