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Nik Fordham

Bombay Sapphire
Master Distiller

Nik Fordham, the Bombay Sapphire Master Distiller, oversees the production of every drop of Bombay Sapphire at Laverstoke Mill and leads its unique distillation process.

With a Combined Honours Degree in Biology and Chemistry, Nik went on to train as a Research and Development Scientist. In 2010, Nik received a Diploma in distilling, during which he also gained a Gin & Vodka Association award. In the following year, he was awarded the Worship Company of Distillers scholarship for excellence.

In addition to crafting the iconic gin and managing its production team, he is responsible for quality assurance for all Bombay Sapphire gin, ensuring each bottle meets the exacting standards of the brand’s well-known flavour profile.

As Master Distiller, Nik Fordham works with Ivano Tonutti, the Master of Botanicals for Bombay Sapphire. Working together, the two will be responsible for producing the tantalising, smooth and complex taste of Bombay Sapphire.

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