Directors Dinner - Surrey - April 2022

Book your place and join us at our Spring 2022 Director’s Dinner.

On Tuesday 26th April Business South will be holding a Director’s Dinner at the luxurious 5 Star Pennyhill Park Hotel in Bagshot. Our theme for the evening is People, Place and Planet. What’s Next after Cop 26?

The aim of the evening is to provide opportunities to connect with fellow senior regional business leaders and will feature table discussions and expert speakers.

We will be welcomed to the hotel by Danny Pecorelli, Managing Director at Exclusive Collection and our after dinner speaker will be Dr Tammi Sinha, Senior Lecturer and Sustainability Champion, Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies at Solent University

The ticket price includes a pre-dinner drink, a four course set-menu, followed by tea, coffee and Petit Fours.

Date: 26th April 2022
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: Pennyhill Park Hotel, Bagshot
Champion Ticket: £75.00 Plus VAT
Non Champion Ticket: £125.00 Plus VAT

Sponsorship opportunities are available for this event and please contact Andy Swift, Champion Director on 0795 179 0743 or



Danny Pecorelli, Managing Director at Exclusive Collection

Managing Director of the Exclusive Collection founded in 1981, a family-run independent group of 6 country house properties, two spas, golf club, cookery school, inn and award winning restaurants.

Danny is actively involved in the wider hospitality industry and was least year Chairman of the Master Innholders, he was voted Hotelier of the Year in 2014 by the Caterer. Committed to learning and development within Exclusive, being recognised for innovate programmes such as its Chefs’ Academy and Graduate Management training programme.

Being heavily involved in the day to day operations of the business, Danny has a passion for developing the talent of the future. Such passion has also resulted in the launch of its Exclusive Chefs’ Academy, where aspiring chefs are given the opportunity to undertake an intensive training programme to learn in two years what might typically take five. The programme draws on the vast experience of their talented chefs. Learning and development is at the heart of the staff offering, with a Graduate Manager’s course, food and beverage academy, and strong learning paths in all areas.

Exclusive now employs over 800 people, has an annual turnover of £60m and has secured the coveted title of being one of the ‘Best Places to Work in Hospitality’ for the last 3 years, with Acorn award winners, St Julian Scholars, Masterchef and Great British Menu winners, and just a great team of talented people.

Dr Tammi Sinha
, Senior Lecturer and Sustainability Champion, Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies at Solent University

Lean practitioner, academic and change agent working across commercial and public sectors, taking a Communities of Enquiry, Practice and Place approach to build capability in change, innovation, sustainability and improvement.

Research Interests include climate action through systems thinking, circular design, operations and supply chains.

She trained as an engineer, specialising in improvement and transformation practices in aerospace, manufacturing and the public sector. Most recently developing approaches to sustainable business eco systems and circular / regenerative approaches to business. Part of the BEIS drive via the Help to Grow, and previous small business leadership programme to enable SMEs to enhance their resilience, productivity and sustainability