Entrepreneur, environmental filmmaker and United Nations Ambassador. Co-Founder of hospitality group Maximal Concepts.
Recently, Malcolm was selected by the United Nations as an Ambassador for their Mountain Hero campaign. The role is an acknowledgement of his work over the last ten years to push the concept of sustainability and environmental awareness across all of his business pursuits.
Malcolm Wood is considered by many as a leading influence in the F&B industry and his passion for design and food led him to cofound the multi-award winning Maximal Concepts. He has personally opened over 36 different concepts in his career and is best known for his flagship restaurant brand Mott 32, one of the most awarded Chinese restaurants in the world.
As a passionate environmental filmmaker and social entrepreneur, he has been on the Board of Directors for several charities and is actively involved in their various projects, including Plastic Oceans Foundation, Hong Kong Shark Foundation and Skeena Wild. His involvement in such includes the world-renowned production “A Plastic Ocean”, which was one of the most awarded documentaries in 2017 and more recently, “The Last Glaciers”, a film that highlights the global issue of climate change which see Malcolm being the first to document issues also side NASA in Antarctica for the first time in the history for the organisation He has recently been selected as the first paraglider, speed flyer and filmmaker to join UN Environment’s campaign ‘Mountain Heroes’.