Propel talks to sector leaders ~ Interviews with Propel insights editor Mark Wingett

Propel insights editor Mark Wingett’s series of video interviews with senior business leaders talking about how they are navigating the current crisis.

In the latest in Propel’s video interviews with leading operators, Mark Wingett talks to Charlie Gilkes, co-founder of Inception Group, about planning ways in which his business can reopen but keep its sense of fun and escapism; why the government needs to think about way to help stimulate the sector post-lockdown; and reassuring people it is safe to come out to social again.

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Previous Interviews

Nick Mackenzie, chief executive of Greene King

May 2020

Richard Morris, chief executive of Tortilla

May 2020

Thom Elliot, co-founder of Pizza Pilgrims

May 2020

Des Gunewardena, chairman of D&D London

May 2020

Jonathan Neame, chief executive of Shepherd Neame

May 2020

Jon Lake, managing director of Chopstix

May 2020

Nick Basing, non-executive chairman of Ten Entertainment Group

May 2020

Spencer Craig, co-founder of healthy food-to-go concept Pure

May 2020

Steve Holmes, chief executive of the Azzurri Group

May 2020

Nick Collins, chief executive of Loungers

May 2020

James Lipscombe, chief executive of The Chesterford Group

April 2020

Mel Marriott, managing director of Darwin & Wallace

April 2020

Steve Moore, co-founder of Red Engine

April 2020

David Abrahamovitch, the founder of Grind

April 2020

Adam Kreary, managing director of Camden Town Brewery

April 2020

Ken McMeikan, chief executive of Moto Hospitality

April 2020

Andrew Kenny, UK managing director of Just Eat

April 2020

Zoe Bowley, PizzaExpress UK managing director
April 2020

David McDowall, group chief operating officer at BrewDog
April 2020

Simon Wilkinson, chief executive of Byron
April 2020

Alasdair Murdoch, chief executive of Burger King UK
April 2020

Luke Johnson, serial sector investor
April 2020

Jonathan Lawson, chief executive of Liberation Group
April 2020

Simon Emeny, chief executive of Fuller’s
April 2020

Jonathan Arana-Morton, co-founder of The Breakfast Club
April 2020

Simon Potts, managing director of The Alchemist
April 2020

Jonathan Downey, chief executive of London Union
April 2020

Jack Stein, chef director of the Rick Stein Group
April 2020

 Matt Snell, Managing Director of Gusto
April 2020

Brandon Stephens, founder of Tortilla
April 2020