Henry Fairbanks
Henry Fairbanks
Chief operating officer
Chestnut Group

Henry joined Chestnut Group as chief operating officer in October 2020. A proud East Anglian at heart – he saw the opportunity to join the Philip Turner led group to oversee its growth as an incredibly rare opportunity. Henry’s career in hospitality dates back more than 20 years, primarily in the pub sector. Previous to Chestnut, Henry spent five years with Bermondsey Pub Company (Part of EI Group) as operations director, growing the state from 10 to 65 during his tenure, until its sale to Stonegate. Other notable groups he has worked for include: Realpubs, Metropolitan Pub Company, Heineken UK & Adnams.