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Alberto Crisci, trustee and director of operations, devised and developed The Clink Restaurant over seven years, taking the idea from birth and construction to its success today. He is committed to further the level of excellence and employment opportunities at The Clink Restaurant.
Chris Moore, chief executive of The Clink Charity, has over 25 years experience in the hospitality industry and focuses on increasing awareness of the work and skills being developed at The Clink Reastaurant as well as securing support from the industry and finding the necessary funds for expansion. Chris also sources knowledge and industry skills that can be passed on and shared with the trainees.
Finlay Scott, trustee and chairman, founded The Tragus Group in 2002, was Chairman of Whitecross Dental Group & Chairman and CEO of Aroma. He has also advised and run Hi-Tec companies, as well as advertising and media groups.
Kevin McGrath, trustee and deputy chairman, is senior adviser to F&C REIT Asset Management and is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, the Investment Property Forum, the Worshipful Company of Chartered Surveyors and is a Freeman of the City of London. Kevin is also the High Sheriff of the Country of Greater London in Nomination for 2014/2015.
Lady Edwina Grosvenor, trustee, has worked in and around the prison service for 11 years. Edwina read criminology and sociology at university as well as criminal behaviour before continuing her career working in Styal prison (a female prison in Manchester) and with many other organisations working with inmates. Edwina now supports and advises the Bishop of Liverpool in his role as the Bishop of Prisons (England and Wales) in the House of Lords as well as working on projects which look at finding better ways to punish those who end up in prison with the overall aim of reducing reoffending rates.
Tim Wates, trustee, commenced his career with Cazenove & Co. He subsequently joined Wates Group and is presently Chairman of Wates Family Holdings. Wates Group is a family-owned Construction and Development group with particular expertise in education, prisons, commercial buildings, affordable housing, retail and office fit-out and strategic land investment. Tim is Vice Chairman of the Coast to Capital LEP, a non-executive director of Tampopo Ltd and Pedder Property Limited and a trustee of several Wates family charities.
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The Clink Charity has been shortlisted for the Association of Catering Excellence’s, ACE Sustains Corporate Award. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday 17th July at the annual ACE Summer Event at The Crystal, London’s [...]
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2010 Cost Sector Catering Award – Alberto Crisci named as one of the top 20....
On Monday 11th May 2009, The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down first opened its doors to the public following many years of development by Chef Alberto Crisci, founder. The Clink’s five step programme is [...]
Success Story – Meet Michael
Released from prison on 31st August 2012, Michael (aged 25) is a successful graduate from The Clink Restaurant at HMP High Down. Now working at one of the Thistle Hotels in London, within the meetings [...]