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Gala Dinner 2018

  • The Honourable Artillery Company Armoury House London, EC1Y 2BQ (map)

GUEST SPEAKER

BEN ELLIOT

Co-founder of Quintessentially

 Ben Elliot

Ben Elliot is the Co-Founder of Quintessentially, the luxury lifestyle group and global concierge service, which he started in London in December 2000.

Quintessentially began life as a luxury concierge service available to its members 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, on hand to assist with any lifestyle requests. Over the past seventeen years, Quintessentially has established itself as the leading luxury lifestyle group with over sixty offices and over 3,000 employees worldwide. Alongside the main lifestyle services, Quintessentially’s additional specialisms include travel, events, education, communications, wine and aviation, among others.


Ben is also the Chairman of the Quintessentially Foundation, which was established in 2008 and has raised in excess of £10 million through innovative events and charity partnerships. The Foundation’s most recent partnership has been with The Felix Project, the inspirational charity combatting the issue of food waste food-waste and food-poverty in the capital.
 
Ben acts as a Trustee for The Eranda Rothschild Foundation, a charitable trust founded by the Rothschild family which makes donations to registered charities working in the fields of medical research, education and the arts. He is a Trustee of the Victoria & Albert Museum and is Chairman of the Philanthropy Board for the Royal Albert Hall. He works very closely with HRH The Prince of Wales on a number of his charitable projects and was also proudly involved in the fundraising for Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012.

Ben was asked to act as Treasurer for the Conservative Party’s 2016 London Mayoral Campaign and was responsible for all campaign fundraising. His team raised the record amount for a UK mayoral campaign. More recently he was asked by Lord Saatchi to join his Board as Honorary Treasurer of the Centre for Policy Studies, which relaunched in October 2017.
 
Ben is a Non-Executive Director of YouGov Plc as well as a Partner in Hawthorn, a successful corporate communications business. He has recently partnered with the extremely successful, globally acclaimed restaurant group: Din Tai Fung and is working with them to bring their restaurants to the UK later this year.


Honourable Artillery Company

Armoury House, City Road, London, EC1Y 2BQ

020 7382 1533

☉ Moorgate   ☉ Liverpool Street


Earlier Event: 2 February
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