Richard Samarasinghe

Head of Brand and Business Development - UK

Richard has been at Harrison for over 6 years having previously worked for a number of leading International Brand Strategy and Design consultancy’s he specialises in strategy, storytelling narrative, marketing, business development, brand creation and development across the F&B / hospitality sector. 

He has had a long career working in senior operational roles for several hospitality businesses including Allied Domecq plc and Whitbread plc, developing several successful new concepts, and whilst at Whitbread the acquisition of Costa Coffee, Bella Italia and Café Rouge.