Charles Finch

Charles Finch is a leading international businessman and brand innovator with substantial financial interests in the entertainment, food and publishing sectors.




Launch of new Culture, Arts and Politics Journal: DRUGSTORE CULTURE

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Charles Finch & CHANEL Host The 19th Annual Pre-BAFTA Dinner


Charles Finch & CHANEL Host The Annual Pre-OSCAR Dinner



Charles is Founder and CEO of Finch + Partners the strategic brand development and advisory firm with offices in London, New York and Hong Kong. Alongside developing and financing brands the company owns. The firm is also engaged by leading luxury companies for marketing expertise, content creation or crisis management. The firm has also raised investment and sponsorship for cultural institutions, start-ups and charities.

Outside of Finch + Partners, Charles is a leading shareholder and Global Chairman of Dean & Deluca the leading US food retail brand with stores Asia and the Middle East.

He is also a shareholder and sits on the board of Assouline, the luxury publishing house with over 40 retail stores and a publishing archive of more than a 1000 titles.

Finch Publishing Group has held interests in a number of magazines as well as publishing Finch’s Quarterly and The Power of Film in 2017. The company produces the critically acclaimed food podcast Live From Prince Street which has achieved over a 100,000 downloads and has included stories from the most acclaimed chefs.

Finch entertainment interests include a shareholding and a board seat on the hugely successful world cinema streaming service Known for the quality of the platforms the company is rapidly expanding.


Charles Finch founded and created the Chucs Dive and Mountain brand and later, Chucs Bar and Grill. Chucs has three restaurants in London and a clothing store. In 2014 he sold majority stake to Oakly Capital and remains a shareholder and on the board of the rapidly growing brand.




Passionate about cinema, Finch has Executive Produced 17 feature films, written six feature films and in his early career directed and wrote three films.

At the age of 30 Finch was the head of International Motion Picture world wide for the William Morris agency where he excelled at packaging projects as well as representing entertainment companies, and leading artists including Cate Blanchett, John Malkovich, Kristin Scott Thomas and Willem Dafoe. Fascinated by the convergence of brand and entertainment, Finch pioneered red carpet endorsement and product placement deals to the level never seen before.


In his spare time he has been a contributor and columnist for GQ, the Financial Times and Esquire.

Appearing several times on Vanity Fair best dressed list, Finch is known for his taste and for his annual Oscar and BAFTA dinners and is a passionate fisherman and sailor.