Founder of EP Business in Hospitality (www.epinsights.co.uk)
Chair of Ritrovo (Learning & Development) (www.ritrovo.io)
Founder of Chess Partnership (www.chess-partnership.com)
Co-founder of Claymore Events (www.claymorevents.com)
Co-founder of Sprung Collective (www.sprungcollective.com)
Advisor, London Tea Exchange (www.londonteaexchange.co.uk)
Author of six published books – two on leadership, two on sport, one on sustainability and service and one on the history of London’s hotels.EP too has published 4 books
Chris founded EP is 2005 with the objective of bringing industry leaders together to debate and
discuss the leading issues of the day. The core principle was to build a strong community of leaders, share knowledge and develop progressive agendas in support of industry.
Pre pandemic, EP would host an average 70 events per year which championed key issues such as
leadership, lost productivity, the workplace culture, and support for innovation.
To illustrate examples of the events: In terms of Chris’s other business interests:
Ritrovo is a leadership development app for the hospitality industry across the world. This includes an alliance with Ehotelier ( www.ehotelier.com) who have a strong presence in Asia.
Chess Partnership is an executive management recruitment concern Claymore Events is focused on awards to celebrate the Scottish Hospitality and Education industries
Sprung Collective is a food service consultancy.
Leader’s Journey looks at leadership learning through contributing to society.
The books include:
The Luxury Hotels of London (1991)
Leadership and Entrepreneurship in Hospitality (2011)
If Only ( 2015)
For the Love of the Game (2016)
A Time For Change in Hospitality Leadership (2020)
A New Dawn in Sustainability and Service (2021)
Chris also has been honoured with recognition with a couple of industry awards.