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Charles Finch

Founder & CEO

Finch & Partners Corporate Creative

London, UK

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Charles Finch’s Biography

Charles is Founder and CEO of Finch & Partners, the strategic brand development and advisory firm with offices in London, New York and Hong Kong. Alongside developing and financing brands the company owns, the firm is also engaged by leading luxury companies for marketing expertise, content creation or crisis management. The firm has also raised investment and sponsorship for cultural institutions, start-ups and charities.

Charles is also a leading shareholder and Former Global Chairman of Dean & DeLuca the leading US food retail brand with stores in Asia and the Middle East.

Outside of Finch & Partners, Charles is a shareholder and sits on the board of Assouline, the luxury publishing house with over 40 retail stores and a publishing archive of more than 1000 titles.

Finch Publishing Group has held interests in a number of magazines as well as publishing Finch’s Quarterly and The Power of Film in 2017. The company produces the critically acclaimed food podcast Live From Prince Street which has achieved nearly half a million downloads and has included stories from the most acclaimed chefs.

The interests of Finch & Partners include a shareholding and a board seat on the hugely successful world cinema streaming service Known for the quality of their platforms, the company is rapidly expanding.

Charles has been a contributor and columnist for GQ, The Financial Times and Esquire, and has become well known for hosting his annual Oscar, BAFTA and Cannes Filmmakers dinner. He is valued as a tastemaker, appearing several times on the Vanity Fair best dressed list.

Passionate about cinema, Finch has Executive Produced 17 feature films, written six feature films and in his early career directed.

Charles Finch’s Background

Finch & Partners Corporate Creative
Founder & CEO
Jan 2005 - Present
London, UK
Charles is the Founder and Creative Director of the Finch & Partners Corporate Creative Agency, a global creative brand consultancy which represents and advises some of the world’s most distinctive brands and institutions within the political, cultural, philanthropic and entertainment sectors. F&P have offices in London, Paris, Hong Kong, Bangkok and New York.
CHUCS Bar and Grill
Aug 2014 - Present
London, UK
In 2011 Charles founded the brand Chucs, which includes both Chucs Bar and Grill and Chucs Dive and Mountain Shop in Mayfair.
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Other Business Interests

Founder & CEO
Jun 2019 - Present
London, UK
Standalone Films will be launching in 2019. We aim to discover, develop and deliver the highest quality films for a variety of platforms, finding unique and maverick voices. While hoping to guide the next generation of talented filmmakers, Standalone also aims to unearth interesting and original content from established voices.
Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love
Executive Producer
Jul 2019 - Present
Charles was an Executive Producer on Nick Broomfield's documentary, Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love, which takes an in-depth look at the relationship between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen.
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Current Board Positions

Dean & Deluca
Former Chairman
Jul 2015 - Jul 2019
New York, US
In July 2015 Charles and his former business partner Sorapoj Techaskraisri joined the board of Dean and Deluca, a chain of upscale grocery stores established in New York City. Dean & Deluca now have stores in Asia and the Middle East.
Board Member
New York, US
MUBI is a subscription video on-demand service that took film curation to the next level by offering just 30 handpicked gems online. Every day one is added to the list, and one drops off the bottom. The quality of the choices means its members can watch a masterpiece or take a confident chance on a film they may not have heard of.
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Charles Finch’s Education

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