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The IoD has been supporting businesses and and the people who run them since 1903. It is the UK’s longest running professional leaders organisation and encourages entrepreneurial activity and promotes sensible business practice for its 38,000 members.

The IoD headquaters at 116 Pall Mall is built on the site of the former Royal Palace and is located in the heart of the West End. It boasts 29 meeting rooms, serviced office space, a fine dining restaurant, brasserie, wine bar, cocktail bar, conference and banqueting space and member’s lounges, it is a home away from home for business and entertaining.

For the past 22 years Roger Evans has headed up the kitchens of the IoD, catering for fine diners and looking after a large banqueting operation. Roger has featured on BBC One’s Masterchef where the contestants used the IoD’s kitchens for a banquet in the semi finals. Roger runs regular cooking masterclasses and has trained many chefs who have gone on to work in Michelin starred establishments. In his career before the IoD he has worked at Grosvenor House, The Westbury with Ainsley Harriot and Briganza with Gordon Ramsey. His passion lies with selecting and using the finest British produce.


The Institute of Directors

116 Pall Mall



0207 451 3342