Philip Hitchen

Managing Director

Who is your favourite sports star?

Pep Guardiola. He has a passion and philosophy on football that I have never seen in any other human being.

What is your favourite film?

The Greatest Showman. It’s a great family film and emphasises that dreams and hard work pay off.

Who's the most famous person you have ever met?

Simon Cowell. I had the pleasure of chauffeuring him back in the day when Pop Idol was on TV. He was a lovely down to earth guy and we chatted like two mates in the pub.

Where is your favourite holiday destination?

Benalmadena, Spain. I have a second home there and never want to get back on the plane!

What are your favourite hobbies?

  • Being a father to a Disney princess
  • Personal Development
  • Health & Fitness
  • Football, I support Man City, over land and sea.
  • Golf
  • Cycling
  • Travelling
  • Cooking
  • Socialising with friends over food and wine
  • Gardening
  • Reading – anything entrepreneurial

What meal would you cook for your works team?

  • Red Thai Chicken Curry Soup
  • Chicken in White Wine Sauce, Roast Potatoes, Green Beans and Carrots.
  • Fruit Salad with Lemon Yogurt, grazed with Sliced Almonds and Honey.

If you could change one thing in this world what would it be?

I’d cure cancer.

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- Phil Hitchen M.D. Belle Vue (Manchester) Ltd.