who we are

The World AeroPress Championship is an independently run organization spanning across two continents and timezones.

Tim Williams

Director, he/him


Tim Williams is the director of the World AeroPress Championship, and founder of Melbourne’s Fieldwork Coffee.

Since the early 2000's, Tim’s worked across a range of roles, including Workshop Coffee and Square Mile Coffee Roasters in London, and Intelligentsia Coffee & Tea in Los Angeles.

On the sidelines, Tim’s collaborated on a number of coffee initiatives including helping to develop Maison Kitsuné’s ’Cafe Kitsuné, launching the Gitesi Project, and as a founding member of Coffee Common.

Today, Tim lives in Melbourne and divides his time between Fieldwork Coffee, the World AeroPress Championship, running a small charity in rural Rwanda, and raising three kids with his partner, Leah.

Grant Gamble

Creative Director, he/him


Ad school dropout turned coffee professional. Typically operating behind the scenes, Grant Gamble has been the driving force of countless initiatives and events across the globe.

Since delving into the industry in '05, Grant has found his calling in creating public-facing events and experiences which are equally focused on professionals and enthusiasts alike.

Alongside his role with the WAC, Grant is the founder of Culture Coffee Project, co-founder of Leaderboard: The Coffee Game, and is the Director of Marketing for the Montreal-based symposium ECCM amongst other projects.

Grant currently resides in Vancouver with his moderately famous toy poodle, Mili.