Ian Churchill is an ex-neuroscientist and a former Cabinet Office civil servant. After a successful career in Whitehall, where he held senior positions in law enforcement, intelligence and digital policy; he decided to fulfil a lifelong ambition and retrain as a chef. Since graduating from one of the UK’s most prestigious culinary schools in 2017, Ian has worked as a chef, sommelier and in a number of general management roles.
Ian formally joined Unique Dining in April 2019 as Operations Director. His unique background in management, strategy and hospitality has been important in developing the guest experience at Crockers Tring, while helping the wider business prepare for growth and expansion.
Ian is Operations Director and is responsible for the restaurants’ wine programme.