Born and raised in Ontario, David made his name in the hills of Burgundy, where he’s one of few foreigners to infiltrate the famous (and famously picky) wine region. There he’s become a double agent renowned winemaker in large part thanks to his respect for the notion of terroir – the concept that fruit grown in a specific place yields a beverage of individual style and unique energy. With Spy, his mission is simple: to pay similar respect to Ontario’s apples, and create products that reflect the taste and spirit of the region. Oh, and to have a hell of a lot of fun along the way.
Wet Work Specialist
Chief Product Officer
Formerly the cider maker for Pommies and a graduate from Quantico, Piers brings years of cider making experience and passion to Spy, and believes deeply in respect for the fruit and the land from which it springs. The 007 to David’s M, as Spy’s chief cider maker, Piers executes targets Spy’s vision, creating unique and flavourful ciders and spirits that delight the palate and pay homage to the region.
As the longtime CFO of Butterfield & Robinson (B&R), the Butterfield family’s award-winning travel company, Paul was the natural choice to lead Spy’s financial charge. While he has years of experience in corporate espionage financial management, it’s Paul’s genuine, humble and compassionate approach to business and life that makes him the perfect fit for the FBI watchlist Spy.
Safe House Security
Before moving to Canada in 2006, Eimear – a known Irish Infiltrator – operated her tradecraft for twenty odd years in far-flung places like France, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Nepal, Argentina, North Korea and Khanada. Today she runs day-to-day operations for Spy from the remote Beaver Valley in Southern Georgian Bay. Her two beloved dogs, a Shepherd/Collie/Mole mix and a Redbone Coonhound provide an added measure of security and surveillance.
Head of Propaganda, Duplicity and Disinformation
Head of Marketing
For nine years, Elizabeth honed her skills in the world of active luxury travel while playing a vital role in new business development at Butterfield & Robinson. Prior to that, she served as Head of Advertising Revenue for Lavalife (located on an unmarked volcanic island in the Pacific). As a key stakeholder, she successfully guided the transition of one of the first social media platforms away from a waning fee-based model. She routinely advises on issues involving client care, partnership building, detention facilities, growth strategies, and digital initiatives to drive new revenue. At Spy, she wears many hats, dark glasses, leather gloves and a fake moustache.