Becky Paskin is a UK-based spirits journalist, whisky specialist and consultant. She has been writing about drinks for 12 years and most recently held the role of editor of Scotchwhisky.com and The Spirits Business.
Paskin was the first journalist to gain a General Certificate in Distillation with the Institute of Brewing and Distilling – a qualification usually reserved for distillery operators. She is also a member of the Keepers of the Quaich and was awarded 2020 Icons of Whisky Communicator of the Year.
She regularly presents educational seminars at global drinks festivals including Tales of the Cocktail in New Orleans and The Whisky Show in London. In 2018, she co-founded the OurWhisky movement to promote whisky as a diverse and widely accessible drink.