Please tell us a little bit about yourself:
My name is David Coelho, I am the Roaster & Head Barista of 7g Roaster in Portugal! I love everything about coffee and I love to learn more about it every day!
What are you excited to do while you are in Seoul?:
Enjoy the vibe of the city!
Please list the coffee competitions you have participated in, what year they took place, and your results:
Portuguese Barista Champion 2014,2016, 2017
WBC 2014 Rimini – 44th Place, Round One
WBC 2016 Dublin – 25th Place, Round One
How do you see the coffee industry changing in the future?:
Coffee industry is changing every year. I hope that the direction in the future will be more focus on quality and less in quantity.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
I see myself at the forefront of my company, taking 7groaster to the next level, as a great specialty coffee shop and a unique roastery in Portugal.
What are your interests outside of coffee?