Our Trainers

Simone Celli

A real barista, with many years of experience behind the counter. His blog ilcaffeespressoitaliano.com is the most read italian coffee blog in the world! He´s a trainer for the Barista, Brewing and Latte Art courses and official LAGS certifier.

Ilaria Nocentini

Ilaria is a great barista, passioante about specialty coffees and arrived 2nd at the Italian Aeropress Championship. She´s a trainer for all the coffee barista and brewing courses.

Gabriele Cortopassi

After many years of experience he´s assisted and done consultancies for many bars and restaurants in Italy and abroad. Gabriele is also the founder of aprireunbar.com, which is one of the most followed blogs for bars and restaurants and the the title of his book (Hoepli editions). He´s an official SCA Trainer and also teaches the Bar Management course.

Marco Cremonese

One of the most known italian coffee and roasting experts. Marco has a large portfolio of consultancies for famous coffee roasting companies and is an official SCA trainer for coffee roasting, tasting and green coffee. He´s also frequently been chosen by the World Barista Championship to roast the coffees for the competitions.

Helena Oliviero

Helena is young and very experienced in the world of coffee. She´s the italian champion of Ibrik, AST for Barista and Brewing and also an R-Grader.. the first woman in Italy! She´s the responsible of the Brewing courses and Espresso Academy abroad.

Robert Brinck

Robert is the epitome of the third wave, with his long beard and great passion for coffee! He´s from Holland and takes care of all the english courses, communication and is also the trainer for the technical and machine maintenance course!

Ali Tarek

Coffee Training Manager
I have 14 years’ experience in the field of coffee, my interest and passion for coffee started since I was 12 years old, when I watched a video for latte arts, from here, it was the beginning to enter this world with lot of passion and intricacies. I started my work at the age of sixteen, and worked in many companies in this field and my main goal was reaching a high level in the field of coffee and my first concern was to spread the coffee culture strongly between my friends and the clients that I dealt with during my period of work, and finally, and after a long wait, I entered the Italian Academy of Bind Egypt through Bind Egypt (Blend) with my wishes of success to the passionate and loving of the world of coffee.

Ahmad El Khmash

Ahmad El Khmash comes with 25 years of practical experience in coffee roasting, introducing his new creative blends to the industry.

Having attended coffee roasting classes at the Espresso Academy in Italy, He will be responsible for the ‘Roasting Techniques’ course.

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