Industry Legend (Las Iguanas, Wagamama, Jamie’s Italian)
Ian Neill is a catering industry veteran with fifty years’ experience primarily in the development of multiple branded restaurant concepts. Ian was a Director and General Manager of PizzaExpress in its formative years, MD Branded Catering Rank Organization PLC and CEO and Chairman of wagamama developing the business from 1 to 110 locations worldwide. More recently he has been Chairman of Las Iguanas and is now Chairman of K10 Restaurants and Hush Hache Restaurants and is an NED of Jamie’s Italian. 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.