Thomas J Ameloot
Lead AST - Espresso Exploration and Organic Acids

Thomas is the founder of CoLab Cooperative and has 25 years experience in Food and Beverage and a 13-year focus on Specialty Coffee. As past Chair of Coffee Taster Certification Committee, they have a deep knowledge of the SCA and education. Their areas of expertise include sensory, brewing, adult learning and instruction, quality management systems, food safety, and non-profit management. Thomas has a mission to help others find their path and grow. They love to see the world, play guitar, and sing.