Ranald C.

Business Development professional currently in Wine, previously in Yachts

United Kingdom
French, English, Spanish; Castilian

I set out to share the story of Port of Leith Distillery to our markets around the world. Leith's historical links to the drinks trade, our elegant gin and sherry, and our single-malt whisky distiller...see more

  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Food & Beverage
  • Strategy & Business Development


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


International Business Development Executive

Muckle Brig Ltd
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
Building a new generation of Scottish wine and spirits brands and distribution.

International Sales Executive

The Port of Leith Distillery
3 years
Current position
Jan 2020 - Present
The Port of Leith Distillery is in the process of building a historic building in Leith, where it will produce a Single Malt Whisky. We current distill the award-winning Lind & Lime Gin...see more

2nd Officer

Private Yacht
3 years
Feb 2017 - Jan 2020
- Extensive experience in yachts ranges from 25m to 78m, travelling in the Mediterranean and the Caribbean, as well as to both the Arctic and Antarctic regions. - Tender driving with ou...see more

Head of Business Development

GPDQ Limited
10 months
Dec 2015 - Oct 2016
Business Development strategy: - Research into the market size, incumbent solutions and target demographics for the GPDQ product. Identifying channels of growth to prioritise, feeding b...see more

Business Account Manager

4 months
Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
- Account management of clients ranging from self-service small firms to FTSE100 companies, ensuring their daily usage was problem-free. Monthly reporting to clients with intelligent da...see more

Head of UK Sales

1 month
Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
As a leading manufacturer of ladders and waste bins, we offer our customers a wide range of innovative products that set standards.

Business Operations Executive

1 year
May 2014 - May 2015
- Data analysis from SQL queries to identify inefficiencies in the day-to-day operations of the taxi fleet. - Technical liaison between taxi drivers and fleet managers with the iOS and ...see more

2nd Officer on Motor Yacht "Griffin"

Camper & Nicholsons
1 year
Sep 2012 - Oct 2013
Extensive night/day navigation and sailing throughout Mediterranean on a luxury charter superyacht. Duties ranged from liaison with maritime port authorities to multi-lingual supplier...see more

Fine Wine Broker

Provenance Fine Wines
8 months
Dec 2011 - Aug 2012
Fast-paced asset management firm managing alternative asset classes for medium to long-term portfolio strategies

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Mobility & Transportation
  • Food & Beverage

Role experience

  • Strategy & Business Development


  • Spirits & Liqueurs
  • Beers & Malts