Meet The Team

ChaCharles MacLeanrles MacLean

Described by The London Times as ‘Scotland’s leading whisky expert’, Charles has been writing for thirty years and has published over a dozen books on the subject. Charles sits on several judging panels and advises many companies on cask selection and flavour profiling. The highest award in the whisky industry, ‘Master of the Quaich’, was awarded to Charles in 2009. He starred in the award winning film ‘The Angel’s Share’ in 2012 and the same year won the ‘Outstanding Achievement Award’ at the International Wines & Spirits Competition.

David MooreDavid Moore

David returned to Scotland in 2013 after more than a decade in Asia Pacific with the world’s leading whisky company Diageo, during which his time he lived in Shanghai, Singapore, Saigon and Sydney. He served on executive teams throughout the region and led Diageo businesses as MD of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam. To his role as Chairman of MacLean and Bruce, he brings a passion for connecting people from different cultures and enabling business development, as well as a love for golf, whisky and the natural beauty of his birthplace Scotland.

Vikki BruceVikki Bruce

Vikki grew up in the hospitality industry in South West Scotland, gaining an understanding and experience of the trade from a young age. Having travelled for a year through South America, Australasia, Southeast Asia and India Vikki went on to work for a number of years in ski resorts as well as the Cote d’Azure; invaluable experiences in understanding how to achieve the smooth and successful running of a trip. Vikki has spent the last ten years balancing family life with working in the whisky industry for the independent bottling company Adelphi. During this time she has further developed an excellent network of contacts both personally and professionally. These relationships are invaluable in ensuring the prestigious yet personal – nature of guests’ time in Scotland.