Henry Dimbleby

Henry Dimbleby

Company: Leon Restaurants; Sustainable Restaurant Association

Job title: Co-Founder and Director


Henry Dimbleby was given the role of lead non-executive board member of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs in March 2018. In June 2019 the Environment Secretary appointed Henry Dimbleby to lead the National Food Strategy, which he published in July 2021.

Henry Dimbleby co-founded the Leon restaurant chain (2004). He was a co-founder of the Sustainable Restaurant Association (2009), the charity Chefs in Schools (2018) and co-authored The School Food Plan (2013), which set out actions to transform what children eat in schools and how they learn about food. 

Henry previously worked as a Strategy Consultant at Bain & Company (1995-2002) where he advised businesses on strategy, performance improvement and organisational design. Before that he worked as a journalist on The Daily Telegraph and a chef at the Michelin-starred Four Seasons Inn on the Park.


KEYNOTE PANEL: Our next giant leap: How business leadership is being redefined in the age of great uncertainty 9:30 am - 10:30 am

With the right business leadership, the seeds of transformative climate action can flourish. Join this keynote panel of visionary sustainability leaders for an exploration of the “giant leaps” we must all now make to reverse the trajectory of climate change and achieve the future we want. Talking points: Climate chaos, cost of living, perverse inequality:…Read more

day: DAY 1 - 1 March 2023
stream: Leadership, purpose & the emergency response