Richard Siddle

BDWA Co-Chair

About Richard

Richard Siddle is an award-winning business editor with over 25 years experience working across a number of fields including computing, supermarkets, grocery, FMCG, convenience and independent retailing and travel.

He has launched The Buyer for the UK Premium On-Trade, and was previously editor of Harpers Wine & Spirit where he was widely recognised for having turned one of the UK’s oldest publications into an agenda setting, must read for the drinks industry.

Throughout his career Richard has built a reputation for campaigning journalism that gets to the heart of the business issues that really matter to his readers. Richard has a strong track record of creating content that helps his readers do their jobs more effectively and better understand the opportunities for their businesses and the communities they serve.


Richard has chaired the Born Digital Wine Awards for many editions and will be joined in 2019 by Co-chair Felicity Carter