Atul Pathak OBE

Managing Director, Appt Corporation Ltd
Atul Pathak

Atul Pathak OBE is one of the UK’s most successful franchise entrepreneurs, operating 43 McDonald’s restaurants and employing more than 3,500 staff through his company Appt Corporation Ltd.

Atul was awarded an OBE for Services to Entrepreneurship and serves as West London Business Ambassador. He has received two Honorary Doctorates (University of West London and University of Bolton) and was named the ‘Leader of the Decade Creating a Better World for All’ by The Women Economic Forum in 2017.

Giving back to the community is an integral part of Atul’s business philosophy. He established the annual Atul Pathak Community Awards in 2014, which recognise the valuable work of local charities in the communities near his restaurants, and more than 50 charities have benefited from this scheme over the past six years.

Atul and Appt Corporation have together donated well over £1 million to good causes over the past ten years.

Atul Pathak
Atul has mentored…

Cornerstone Place

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  • NEMI Teas

Atul was very forthright in his focus on the business fundamentals, very grounded and honest in the challenges and journey of an entrepreneur and encouraging and supportive of our business and future opportunities.

Richard Kennedy, Director, Cornerstone Place

Atul has mentored…

unpckd

  • Cornerstone Place
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  • NEMI Teas

Atul was able to identify the activities needed to move the business forward, clearly explaining the logic and empowering me with an immediate set of prioritised actions to take away and execute.

Tracey Banks, Founder, unpckd

Atul has mentored…

NEMI Teas

  • Cornerstone Place
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  • NEMI Teas

Atul was inspirational and given his wealth of knowledge and business success he has made me re-think the way I currently run my business. I have a lot of takeaways from the hour session and look forward to implementing his advice going forward.

Pranav Chopra, CEO, NEMI Teas