Global Restaurant Investment Forum

24 June 2020 | GRIF Marketplace - Our virtual meeting space

24 June 2020 | GRIF Marketplace - Our virtual meeting space

GRIF's partnership with MasterChef, the TV Experience announced at the Advisory Board meeting

4 September 2019

GRIF 2020 Advisory Board

The advisory board has been carefully selected from our attendees, speakers and sponsors. It is their role to help build the agenda and put forward the issues that are pertinent to the industry. Advisory boards are held in London and Dubai to capture the global reach of this event.

Chris Naylor

Executive Chef of Restaurant Vermeer (1*), NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace

Etienne van Unen

Partner, Director Food & Beverage, Co Head EMEA Retail, Colliers International

Ravi Chandran

Chief Executive Officer, Liwa Minor

David Singleton

Partner, Socius Group

Babette Marzheuser-Wood

Global Head of Franchise Group, Dentons

Peter Backman

Principal, Peter Backman

Yasha Estraikh

Associate Partner, Piper Private Equity

Sami Daud

Managing Director, Daud Group

Harry McKinley

Writer, Editor and Hospitality Consultant

Monique Borst

Consultant, Monique Borst Ltd

Martin Sherwood

Senior Development Director, Kin Capital

Heleri Rande

F&B Strategist & Consulting Editor, SUPPER

Chris Fung

Former CEO, CRUSSH – Fit Food & Juice Bars

Naim Maadad

Chief Executive, Gates Hospitality

Michael Ellis

Chief Culinary Officer, Jumeirah Hotels and Resorts

James Hacon

Managing Director, THINK Hospitality

Michael Ingemann

Executive Chairman, Claus Meyer Holding; Director, Melting Pot Foundation

Tyrone Reid

Chief Executive Officer, Alabbar Enterprises

Sven Sallaerts

Co-Founder, Younique Concepts

Nick Schapira

Chief Executive Officer, Vapiano Franchising International

Mario C. Bauer

Co-Founder & CEO, Love & Food Restaurant Holding; Proud owner of Vapiano Brand

Chris Miller

Founder, White Rabbit Fund

Robin Rowland OBE

Operating Partner, TriSpan

Michael Marlay

Managing Director - F&B, Al Futtaim Group Real Estate

Jillian MacLean

Founder & CEO, Drake & Morgan

Troy Hickox

Head of Hotels & Lifestyle Development., Galaxy Entertainment Group

Paul Campbell

Founder, Hill Capital Partners

Ian Millar

Manager of Inst. of Business Creativity & Senior Lecturer, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne

Peter Moody

Principal, Red Pie Consulting

Fay Economides

Executive Managing Director, M Management Company

Duncan Fraser-Smith

Founder & Managing Partner, The Cutting Edge Agency

Victor Lugger

Co-founder, Big Mamma Group

Dan Clayton

Director, PPS Addison Hospitality

Gert Kopera

Executive Vice President Restaurants Global, Hakkasan Group

Stefan Breg

Group Strategy Director, Keane

Kieran Mallon

Russell Gavin Scott

Managing Director, Jumeirah Restaurants Group

Sarah-Jane Grant

Director, LXA

Amit Nayak

Vice President and Executive Board Member, HAMA

Brian Johnston

International Managing Director, Wagamama

Ian Ohan

Founder & CEO, KRUSH Brands

Ryan Hattingh

Partner, Atelier EPJ

Ramzy Abdul-Majeed

Founder & Managing Director, Whissle Hospitality Group