CEO of Red Line Foundry


Mark Roberts

Mark is a serial entrepreneur, most notably as co-founder (exited) of Beer Hawk, the UK’s leading craft beer retailer. Mark co-founded Beer Hawk in 2012 which he scaled from two mates in a shed, to a team of over 200 beery enthusiasts (now a proud part of ABInbev, the World’s largest brewing group). He is now CEO of Red Line Foundry, a company helping entrepreneurs to scale and connect with multinational CPG companies.

He’s won numerous business awards including Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year (GBEA, 2017), and Business Person of the Year (SME National Business Awards, 2019). He’s Chair of the Leeds City Region Local Enterprise Partnership, a Trustee for a leading MAT, and a business mentor at Oxford University.

Region: Yorkshire, Humberside and North East England