Industry Legend (Las Iguanas, Wagamama, Jamie’s Italian)
Ian Neill is a catering industry veteran with over forty five years experience primarily in the development of multiple branded restaurant concepts. Ian was a Director and General Manager of PizzaExpress Ltd (78-89), MD Branded Catering Rank Organization PLC (89-93) and CEO and Chairman of wagamama (97-2011). He is currently Chairman of and K10 Restaurants and Café Pistou and an NED of Jamie’s Italian and Las Iguanas. Ian is a former Chairman of the British Franchise Association and a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality. He is an active serial investor and supporter of the sector.