Meet the executive team behind CGA's success


Get to know CGA's executive team and leaders, dedicated and passionate individuals who are leading CGA's market measurement, consumer research, and location planning services into the future. 

Karl Chessell

Business Unit Director - Hospitality Operators and Food, EMEA

Karl Chessell is CGA’s Business Unit Director for Hospitality Operators & Food, EMEA. He worked with CGA as a partner and consultant for more than 20 years before formally joining us in April 2018. Karl is passionate about eating and drinking out and it has been a constant throughout his career, leading international teams at global businesses including Experian and TransUnion. His team work closely with pub, bar and restaurant operators and food service companies to provide deep insight on the hospitality sector – market performance, sector shape & size, consumer trends, business sentiment, brand strategy, pricing, where to focus and where to invest. Whilst he adores his young children, he laments the loss of the pub that used to take pride of place in his garden.

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