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