Meet the geeks behind our coffee. Reach out for questions, collaborations or to chat about anything (preferably coffee related)!


It started as a hobby, with coffee being the perfect intersection of science and creativity. Zahir’s passion is experimenting with different roast profiles, drinking a V60 pour-over, and roasting coffee for those who enjoy drinking it… if you don’t, be warned, he’ll try to convert you!

– Zahir Omar
 Head Roaster
 +31 (0)6 52 87 80 43 |

Account Manager

Business and Product Development

A real-life coffee geek, Guido not only loves brewing and drinking coffee (espresso to be exact), but also loves sharing his knowledge of it. He’ll help with all your coffee needs, from selecting the right coffee, to running workshops and trainings for restaurants, businesses and private individuals.

– Guido Waas
 Business & Product Development Manager
+31 (0)6 38 53 78 57 |


The resident marketing and brand nerd, you’re more likely find Ibtesam behind a laptop than a roaster. She’ll probably be drinking an Oatly cappuccino, but please don’t ask her to make one, unless you appreciate latte art that we’ll call ‘abstract’. 

She started Grounded with Zahir as a way to combine forces and their appreciation for great coffee.

– Ibtesam Davids
 +31 (0)6 25 12 34 12