Meet the Team

Simon Emeny


Simon Emeny became the Chairman of BBPA in 2017.

Simon joined Fullers’ in 1996 from Bass plc where he held a variety of senior operational and strategic planning roles. Simon was appointed to the Board as Retail Director in May 1998, Managing Director, Fuller’s Inns in July 2006, Group Managing Director in November 2010 and Chief Executive in July 2013. Simon is also thee Non-Executive Senior Independent Director and chair of the Remuneration Committee of Dunelm Group plc. Simon is an economics graduate and alumnus of Harvard Business School.


Paul Togneri

Senior Policy Manager – Scotland

Paul Togneri is the point of contact for enquiries relating to Scottish beer and pubs. Paul joined after several years with the SNP based in Edinburgh and London. He is a graduate of Edinburgh University with a degree in Politics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking day-to-day responsibilities of the SBPA
  • Policy relating to beer and pubs in Scotland
  • Public affairs
  • Relationship management with Scottish political contacts