Paul Dickinson is a classically trained chef whose success in delivering winning solutions in complex catering environments has propelled him to executive roles across multiple organisations implementing strategic leadership and change management. Paul trained under the likes of Marco Pierre White and Michel Roux Jnr who instilled in him the values of hard work, excellence and attention to detail while understanding that kitchens succeed (or fail) as a team operation.
In his current role as the first Director of Food at Fuller, Smith and Turner PLC (Fuller’s), Paul is accountable for the progress and performance of over 1,200 chefs, menu development at over 200 sites and Procurement across a multi-million-pound business. Since taking on this role at Fuller’s in 2011, Paul has transformed the food offering and in doing so delivered in excess of 200% increase in food turnover, materially increased business profitability and consistently raised customer satisfaction. Paul will be the England team Head Coach for the Culinary World Cup Luxembourg in 2022.