We’re a powerful collection of brands, people and places – with one mighty love of Craft.

Craft to us is more about an ethos than a category. It’s a celebration of authenticity, creativity, enterprise and local connection. Supporting the little guys, we’re combining our strengths to create a thriving Independent Craft community. A mighty Independent network of great brands, people and places. Strong together. For the love of Craft.

Our Purpose

We help the craft industry prosper

Mighty Craft is one of Australia’s leading and fastest growing premium craft drinks companies, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). We enable craft companies to scale production, distribution and sales.  

We are building a distinguished portfolio of quality craft assets to create value at scale for our employees, suppliers, partners, customers and shareholders. Everything we do, we do to help the Australian craft industry prosper on the world stage.

Our History

It’s a way of life

Whether it’s distilling spirits, or brewing beer, craft is more than just an industry. It is a way of life. Craft is about community, creativity and innovation. It is about individuality, distinction and connection.

Mighty Craft was born out of a love of craft, and a purpose to help the craft drinks industry prosper. We identified a problem unique to the craft industry – while there is low barrier to entry, scaling a brand on a national (and international) scale is difficult. We solve this problem by offering expert industry leadership, access to growth capital and unrivalled operational expertise.

Leveraging our management team’s combined 150+ years of industry experience and industry connections, we provide our partners expert advice and solutions to take their brands to new heights. Since we were founded in 2017, we have consolidated, accelerated and scaled a diversified portfolio of spirit, beer and Ready-To-Drink (RTD) craft brands.

What we do

We are a proud craft accelerator

We are consolidating a portfolio of local craft brands. We enable our brands to scale production, distribution and sales through:

Expert industry leadership

With 150+ years combined industry experience, our management team leads a group of highly experienced professionals with deep experience in brand marketing, wholesale and direct to consumer sales, supply chain solutions and large-scale drinks distribution.

Access to growth capital

We are consolidating a portfolio of preeminent local craft brands with a strong local presence and clear potential for national and international growth. We are targeting and acquiring local craft brands where there is compelling scope for growth and scalability.

We continually invest and inject capital in our brands to drive awareness, consumer demand and ultimately revenue growth. We continue to invest in channel expansion to grow distribution and brand penetration.

Unrivalled operational expertise

We are proudly creating a distribution and supply chain network that is bespoke to the craft industry. We are investing in unique supply chain solutions to streamline and scale up distribution.

We operate under a ‘one order, one invoice and one delivery’ business model, grouping our brands together into one portfolio approach. We do this to provide the simplicity, volume, complementary range of styles and price points combined with a top-down approach that retailers want to do business with.

Craft is calling

Our Leadership

Our Senior leaders are passionate about craft prosperity. With a combined 150 years of industry experience, our talented and well-connected leaders hold deep expertise across all components of the drinks supply chain.

Senior Management Team

Mark Haysman

CEO and Managing Director

Mark has over 25 years’ experience in the drinks, retail and hospitality industries. Prior to joining Mighty Craft, Mark held senior roles at Carlton & United Breweries, SAB Miller, Lion, Port Adelaide Football Club and Deloitte.

Mark has also served as a Director for Moseley Bar & Kitchen, the RD Jones Group, the University of SA Business School, Starlight Foundation and Marine Shores Pty Ltd.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting from the University of Adelaide.

Mark Haysman was appointed to the MCL Board on 19th November 2018.

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Andrew Syme

CFO & Company Secretary

Andrew is a Certified Practicing Accountant with over 20 years of experience in finance and strategy. Prior to joining Mighty Craft, Andrew held senior finance and governance roles at Mondolez International.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce, specialising in Accounting and Finance, from the University of Melbourne.

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Jess Lyons

General Counsel

Jess is an experienced General Counsel and Executive Leader with deep drinks industry knowledge.

Jess has over 20 years’ experience in mergers & acquisitions, project management, corporate governance, risk management and legal compliance. Prior to joining Mighty Craft, she held General Counsel roles at Carlton & United Breweries and Brick Lane Brewing Co.

Jess holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University, as well as a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance from the Governance Institute of Australia.

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Stuart Morton

Investment & Business Development Director

Stuart Morton is one of the co-founders of Mighty Craft, currently serving as Investment Director.

Stuart is an experienced corporate finance professional with extensive experience in the property industry.

Stuart is also one of the co-founders of AIM listed Empresaria Group plc, which developed a similar investment model to Mighty Craft.

Stuart Morton was appointed to the MCL Board on 13th November 2017.

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Cameron Buckland

Sales Director

With over 20 years’ experience in the alcoholic drinks category across FMCG, retail and manufacturing, Cameron previously held senior sales and business management roles with Carlton & United Breweries and Dan Murphy’s.

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Ben Adams

Ben Adams

General Manager – Supply Operations

Ben’s diverse skillset covers Mechanical Engineering, Project Management and Professional Services. Ben had most recently held leadership roles at both Deloitte and EY Oceania specialising in the FMCG sector.

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Board of Directors

Robin Levison

Chairman & Non-Executive Director

Mr Levison is an independent Director and an Australian resident.

He brings to the board extensive experience in small to mid cap corporate finance and restructure. His previous roles as an executive have included Managing Director and CEO of Industrea Limited, and Global Director of M&A at GE Mining.

Mr Levison also currently serves as Executive Chairman of PPK Group.

Mr Levison was also a director of the Queensland Government Arts Advisory Board, Eureka Group Holdings Limited, and the Property Council of Australia’s Retirement Living Council.

Mr Levison was appointed to the MCL Board on 22nd February 2018

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John Hood

Independent Director

Mr Hood is an Independent Director and an Australian resident.

He brings to the board significant experience in accounting and finance. Mr Hood has held senior roles with PWC and was a partner at Deloitte.

Mr Hood is also a director of Flinders University and Intersect.

He was also a director of Port Adelaide Football Club and Foodbank South Australia.

John Hood was appointed to the MCL Board on 22nd February 2018.

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Mark Haysman

CEO and Managing Director

Mark has over 25 years’ experience in the drinks, retail and hospitality industries. Prior to joining Mighty Craft, Mark held senior roles at Carlton & United Breweries, SAB Miller, Lion, Port Adelaide Football Club and Deloitte.

Mark has also served as a Director for Moseley Bar & Kitchen, the RD Jones Group, the University of SA Business School, Starlight Foundation and Marine Shores Pty Ltd.

Mark holds a Bachelor of Economics and Accounting from the University of Adelaide.

Mark Haysman was appointed to the MCL Board on 19th November 2018.

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Stuart Morton

Investment & Business Development Director

Stuart Morton is one of the co-founders of Mighty Craft, currently serving as Investment Director.

Stuart is an experienced corporate finance professional with extensive experience in the property industry.

Stuart is also one of the co-founders of AIM listed Empresaria Group plc, which developed a similar investment model to Mighty Craft.

Stuart Morton was appointed to the MCL Board on 13th November 2017.

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Come and work with us

Craft is a calling

There are many diverse roles at Mighty Craft that can help you kickstart an exciting new career. We cultivate passion and creativity, we are a fast-moving team, and no two days are the same in our business.