W. Dean Campbell, DipWSET - Chair of the Board of Directors 2012
Dean was elected Chair of the Board of Directors in February 2019. Dean started in the hospitality industry while attending Queen’s University in Kingston, Ont. After being charged with managing his first wine list, his career path altered forever so he could maintain his involvement in wine.
Dean completed his Sommelier Examinations in 1999, and then received his ‘Diploma in Wine and Spirits’ from the Wine and Spirits Education Trust in 2005. He is accredited by the CIVB as an International Bordeaux Educator.
He teaches alt Diploma level as well as all levels of WSET Spirits courses offered through IWEG in Toronto.
Dean is currently Senior Director of Operations, Prime Pubs (Cara).