Robin Rowland, operating partner at TriSpan, Darrel Connell, partner at Imbiba and Ali Aneizi, founder of Tamweel Capital will discuss the availability of capital to support operator’s expansion plans at MCA’s Restaurant Conference, as well as the new crop of private equity firms backing the market at on this special panel.

Taking place at the London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square on Wednesday 3 November, MCA’s annual sell-out Restaurant Conference returns for its first live event since 2019, and will see sector leaders coming together network, share vision and strategy, and digest the current dynamics of the sector through a day of keynote speeches, insight presentation, panel discussions and Q&As.

Also speaking at the event will be Paula Mackenzie, KFC UK & Ireland’s managing director; John Eckbert, CEO Five Guys, Minister Paul Scully, Jeremy King, CEO, Corbin & King; and Lord Mark Price, former Waitrose MD and founder of employee engagement platform WorkL.

While separate panel sessions will tackle the challenges around the recruitment and retention of staff, and the drive to become a carbon zero business.

Full agenda now available! To find out more and book places click here, or email Laura Tudor at