Clive Chesser, Punch, speaking at the Tenanted Pub Company Summit 2019

Clive Chesser

chief executive of Punch

Clive will share his vision for Punch including a focus on joint ventures and strategic bolt-on acquisitions.


Clive has a career in hospitality spanning 25 years. He joined Punch in June 2018 as CEO under new owners Patron Capital and May Capital. He has extensive knowledge of all ownership models, both in the UK and globally, and has a track record of delivering profit growth through developing high performing teams. Prior to taking the role with Punch, Clive held senior positions with Greene King Pub Partners and Brewing & Brands, Ei Group, Haagen-Dazs and SSP.

He lives in London with his wife and three young children and is a keen runner having recently completed the last two London Marathons raising over £7,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. He is aiming for New York this year.

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