Carl began his brewing career in 1987 as a lab technician at Websters Brewery in Halifax, after a short spell at Tetleys Brewery, he went back to Websters as a bottling line manager in 1990.
In 1992, Carl headed to Belhaven Brewery to manage packaging. He became the Process Brewer 2 years later, and the experience helped him gain the IBD Master Brewer qualification.
In 1999, he joined Tennents Brewery. In 2003 Carl became an area manager at the Samlesbury Brewery. In 2005 he joined the Technology Development team in Leuven as Product and Process Development Specialist for Europe.
The next seven years saw Carl travel across Europe implementing various projects.
He then moved to Cornwall as Head Brewer for Sharps Brewery.
After 3 years, in 2014, Carl joined Crisp Malt as Sales Manager for the East of England using his knowledge and experience to help Craft Brewers.