Bernard has been working in and around the events industry for over 20 years. He spent the first part of his career working in publishing and media, where he launched several events and food titles across the world and founded several regional Food Awards where he worked with many of the countries top chefs and food critics and supported trainee hospitality industry professionals. Two years ago he joined Options GB as MD, where he oversaw the aquisition of Greathire and the merger of both companies. He is now MD of Options Greathire, the UK’s leading tableware and furniture hire business. Options Greathire is part of Options a European wide company with more than 850 employees, £80,000,000 turnover and 20 locations across the continent.