Our Fellows are all eminent members of our industry and we are grateful to them for all their support.
Peter Green is the managing director of FusionFSM, a company specialising in the foodservice market place, providing outsourced sales resources and research services to food manufacturers and suppliers. Peter is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, a Past Chairman of ACE and Treasurer of Arena. Prior to FusionFSM he had an extensive career in contract catering. He has been in foodservice for 39 years and a member of ACE for 22 years.
Kevin trained at Westminster College, London and qualified with an OND in Hotel and Catering Operations and later the HCIMA membership qualification.
Kevin then trained with the Savoy Hotels Group and undertook their Management Training Programme for a 2 year period.
He then moved to the Bank of England where he remained as Senior Catering Manager for almost 20 years. After a period with Harrison Catering and Chamberlain Restaurants, Kevin joined Elior in 2003 and has held Operation and Brand Manager positions and is currently working with the Marks and Spencer organisation in London.
Kevin is a past Chairman and a Fellow of ACE as well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality.
Norman L. Deas
GSS Catering Management Services
Norman L. Deas
GSS Catering Management
Throughout all of his working life Norman has been associated with all aspects of the Catering Industry.
Having graduated from the Scottish Hotel School at the University of Strathclyde, Norman gained practical hands-on experience with several companies within the then Trust House Forte Group including the Cafe Royal, Russell Hotel and various airports, before moving into Food and Service Management, holding various senior management positions within the Compass Group, Russell & Brand and the Pall Mall Services Group.
In between these moves Norman also managed to gain considerable experience of the Supply Industry having been Managing Director of AFE On Line — a national catering equipment wholesale distribution company.
Norman then went on to set up his own Food & Service Management Company, Goodfellows CMS Ltd, and developed the company to such a level that it was ultimately purchased by the Compass Group in 2004.
Since the acquisition Norman has been managing his own Catering Consultancy, GSS, as well as taking up a non-executive directorship role with Pride Catering Partnership Ltd.
Norman is a Past Chairman and a Fellow of ACE as well as being a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality and an Associate Member of the FCSI.
Paul Hurren is Managing Director of Lusso; the niche city and fine dining specialist business within the CH&Co catering group which delivers fine food to the employees of law, accountancy, insurance and banking firms both within the Square Mile and also in Birmingham, Leeds and Manchester.
Paul joined Lusso in 2003, having previously worked at Avenance and since his arrival the company has experienced significant growth, as well as a four fold increase in clients.
Paul's passion for his role and for the industry and his single-minded dedication to making every dining experience memorable sets him apart. With Paul at the helm, Lusso has become one of the most respected and dynamic companies within city dining food service, with a well-deserved reputation for innovative and exquisite food, beautifully presented and faultlessly delivered with great service. Paul's team of professionals serve 8,000 meals each day to the hard working, demanding city workers at Blue Chip companies such as Investec, SJ Berwin LLP, Mulberry and Norton Rose.
Lusso's 2011 turnover was £16.5 million and the group employs 420 people across London and beyond.
Paul lives in East London and has three children. His interests include gardening, the theatre and great food and wine.