Rita King

Local Partnership Director

Rita joined the Portman Group in February 2013.

Rita is responsible for facilitating closer liaison between established industry schemes such as National Pubwatch, Best Bar None, Community Alcohol Partnerships and Purple Flag; raising awareness of these good-practice initiatives with local authorities; and creating opportunities for closer partnerships with industry at local level. She is also working to build closer working relationships between the Portman Group and the on-trade.

Prior to joining the Portman Group, Rita spent 17 years as Deputy Director of Pub & Leisure at the British Beer and Pub Association, where she was responsible for analysing the impact of national and EU regulatory proposals across a wide range of issues, and for liaising with Government on matters of importance to the beer and pub sector.

E: rking@portmangroup.org.uk


Rita King