Ken Beattie

2023 - Industry Advisory Council


BC Craft Brewers Guild

Ken’s passion for the beer industry began in British Columbia in 1987 when he was hired as a summer student for a brewery. Ken has now spent nearly 30 years in the beer community in British Columbia in various sales management roles with 2 breweries.

Since July 2013, Ken’s role as the Executive Director of BC Craft Brewers Guild, combines his passion and experience in representing over 200 independently owned and operated craft breweries and brewpubs who are currently shaping BC’s beer culture. Ken also works with as the lead administrator for the BC Ale Trail, is a faculty member of the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Brewing and Brewing Operations program, a industry representative on the Business Technical Advisory Panel to the provincial government and sits on the board of the Canadian Craft Brewers Association.