James Nye

James is Managing Director of Anglian Country Inns, the award-winning hospitality group with an eclectic portfolio of sites across East Anglia. Over the last 14 years, James has helped build the family business from one small pub on the Norfolk coast to 10 strong, with each site retaining its own individuality and includes gastropubs to hotels, cocktail bars to coffee shops. The quality of the offer has been recognised over this period with many accolades including multiple Publican Awards, Great British Pub Awards and NITA Training Awards to name a few.

James also takes a wider interest in the industry and sits on the council of UKHospitality and the judging panel for BII Licensee of the Year.