The next Tenanted Pub Company Summit will take place in February 2019. To be the first to hear about our 2019 programme, please register your interest by emailing

In the meantime, you can access the highlights of the MCA Tenanted Pub Company Summit 2018, including key presentation slides from our speakers.



2018 Agenda

1.00 – Registration

1.30 – Welcome

James Wallin, Editor, MCA

1.40 – 2.00

Following a transformational year, what’s next?

Peter Hansen, Founder, Sapient Corporate Finance

2.00 – 2.20

Tom Kerridge and Greene King’s new joint venture – The Butcher’s Tap

Tom Kerridge, Double-Michelin-starred Chef Patron and John ForrestManaging Director, Pub Partners, Greene King

2.20 – 2.40

Why the tied model remains at the heart of the relationship between pubco and tenant, despite the proliferation of new agreements across the sector.

Christine Oxford, Managing Director – Tenanted Pubs UK & CI, Liberation Group

2.40 – 3.00

Building a tenanted company in the Pubs Code era

Gerry Carroll, CEO, Hawthorn Leisure

3.00 – 3.20

Redefining tenant relations after The Pubs Code

Nick Light, Managing Director Publican Partnerships, Ei Group

3.20 – 3.40 – Afternoon coffee break

3.40 – 4.00

Shall we meet at the pub?

Ged Lowry, National On-trade Director, Carlsberg UK

4.00 – 4.20

18-months on from The Pubs Code

Paul Newby, Pubs Code Adjudicator

4.20 – 4.40

Insight from franchise businesses

Andrew Emmerson, Franchising Expert Recruitment

4.40 – 5.00

Learning from MCA’s Tenant Track programme

Paul Pavli, Managing Director – Operations, Punch

5.00 – 5.20

The tenanted pub market and key findings from MCA’s Tenant Track 2018

Simon Stenning, Executive Director, MCA

5.20 – Conference closes

5.20 – 6.30 Evening drinks and canapés

6.30 – 6.50

The inaugural host, Fred Turner, Head of Operations at Fullers Smith & Turner

6.50 – 7.10

Sharing insights from his career and talking about the future of pub food

Mark Sargeant, Michelin-starred Chef Patron

7.10 – Dinner

10.00 – Carriages

The next Tenanted Pub Company Summit and Dinner will be taking place in February 2019.