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Ben Elliot

Quintessentially Group

London, UK


Quintessentially Group

Ben Elliot


Ben Elliot is the co-founder of Quintessentially, the luxury lifestyle group and concierge service. The Group operates in 60 cities globally and has 32 sister businesses. Ben is also the chairman of the Quintessentially Foundation which, since 2008, has raised over £4.5 million for various charities.

Ben holds a number of non-executive board positions and in 2014 was rated by GQ as one of the top 100 most connected men in Britain. He produced the award winning documentary Fire in Babylon.

Ben lives in London and is passionate about cycling, cricket and Dorset.

Ben Elliot’s Newsfeed

18 Jan 2019
Food waste chief to target ‘scandal’ of 250m binned UK meals

Ben Elliot, a philanthropist and co-founder within the lifestyle group Quintessentially, will endeavor to assist the government eliminate food waste going to landfill by 2030...Elliot said: “While families from coast to coast fight to put food up for grabs and youngsters still head to school everyday with empty stomachs, there has long been an unforgivable amount of food waste, that is both morally deplorable and largely avoidable.

16 Jan 2019
How Much Food Do We Waste? Envirotech Online

One of the government’s first actions has been to create the Food Waste Fund and appoint philanthropist Ben Elliot as its chair. Founder of luxury lifestyle management company Quintessentially, Elliot will be in charge of allocating the £15 million earmarked for the Fund to initiatives aimed at curbing Britain’s terrible food waste problem.

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Ben Elliot’s Background

Dec 2000 - Present
Quintessentially Group provide Private Membership and Corporate Services designed so that everything is catered to their Members' preferred level of assistance and tailored to their personal requirements.

Other Business Interests

Board Director
Jul 2018 - Present
London, UK
Ben is committed to helping Triplerr deliver on its mission of transforming the global real estate transactions eco-system. They have developed a technology solution that enables estate agents to increase lead conversion rates by up to 3x, compared with normal internet leads. Triplerr's smart technology platform matches and connects property seekers & agents within minutes.
Non-Executive Director
Apr 2014 - Present
London, UK
Hawthorn Advisors was founded to help institutions and individuals to navigate complexity and risk, building a senior team of diverse backgrounds and common expertise in advising at the highest levels of the corporate and political worlds.
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Sep 2002 - Present
London, UK
Elephant Family exists to save the endangered Asian elephant from extinction in the wild, along with tigers, orang-utans and all the other animals who share their habitat. At present we are the only charity in the UK & Ireland who is solely dedicated to wild & captive Asian elephants.

Ben Elliot’s Education

Politics - BSC
1994 - 1997
1988 - 1993