Luke Johnson

Co-Founder & Chairman, Risk Capital Partners

Biography

Luke Johnson is the Chairman of private equity house Risk Capital Partners LLP. He is Chairman and part-owner of Patisserie Holdings PLC and Bread Ltd (the firm behind the Gail’s Artisan Bakery chain. He is also Chairman and majority owner of online cruise holiday website operator Cruise.co.uk and Neilson Active Holidays and serves on the board of a sporting goods company Zoggs and Brompton Bicycles.

He is Chairman of Eclectic Bars PLC and serves as a Director of media company Ten Alps PLC and stockbroker Arden Partners PLC. He is Chairman/Part-owner of Feng Sushi, a London-based chain of Japanese restaurants specialising in home delivery, casual-dining chain 3Sixty Restaurants (comprising Ego Restaurants and Rocket Restaurants) and contract catering firm Genuine Dining. He is also Chairman and part owner of pub group The Draft House, Chairman and co-owner of London bar chain Grand Union, Majestic Bingo and Small Batch Coffee.

He is also Chairman of Fast Track, the UK’s leading networking events and research firm focusing on Britain’s top-performing private companies. He is also a director of two theatre production partnerships, Playful Productions and Fiery Dragons and a director of AKA, a marketing agency to the live entertainment industry.

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