Oliver Chilton has worked in the whisky industry for most of his life. After abandoning a life as a barista for the bright lights of the whisky shop opposite, he hasn't looked back.
After work as a brand ambassador at whisky shows across the country, he started at The Whisky Exchange at London Bridge. He quickly rose through the ranks and helped to organise the Whisky Show in 2012, before taking over as show runner.
However, whisky creation is his first love, and he moved to Whisky Exchange HQ to take over the company's cask development and bottling program. With the creation of Elixir Distillers as a separate piece of the business, Oliver took on the role of whisky maker and now selects, blends and bottles whisky for both Elixir Distillers and The Whisky Exchange, focusing on the Port Askaig, Elements of Islay and Single Malts of Scotland ranges.