Phil Lynas

Mind & Business

Phil started business marketing career in brewing (Carlsberg & Fosters), followed by snacks (Phileas Fogg) and then Indian food (Patak’s).  In 1999 with the support of Capricorn, he created the start-up - All About Food. All About Food had a unique model at the time which continues to this day, licensing restaurant brands into retail. Starting with Nando’s; the business expanded rapidly to include high street names such as PizzaExpress, GBK, Wahaca, Reds and most recently Costa Coffee.  Over the last few years he has sold his shares, however continues to act as Non-Exec for AAF, whilst also starting a new consultancy Mind & Business focused on developing licensing opportunities and consulting for SME’s