Date: 4 September 2019
Room: Bintani Room – Plenary
Pete is a British author, journalist, broadcaster and consultant specialising in food and drink, especially the fun parts like beer, pubs, cider, bacon rolls and fish and chips. Across nine books, his broad, fresh approach takes in social history, cultural commentary, travel writing, personal discovery and natural history, and his words are always delivered with the warmth and wit you’d expect from a great night down the pub. He writes for newspapers and magazines around the world, and is Editor-at-Large for Full Juice and Original Gravity magazines. With a background in advertising and brand strategy, he also regularly consults to brewers and their agencies, and is Chair of the British Beer and Cider Marketing Awards. He was named British Beer Writer of the Year in 2009, 2012 and 2016, has won three Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards, and has been shortlisted twice for the Andre Simon Awards.