Billie Scheepers / 11.02.2015

Nick Jones is an English entrepreneur and the founder and chief executive of Soho House UK Ltd.  Jones grew up in Surrey, the third of four children.  After leaving school, where he battled with dyslexia, he joined the Trusthouse Forte training scheme. There he spent eight years, rising to marketing manager at Grosvenor House Hotel in Park Lane. In the 1980s, Jones launched his first line of restaurants, Over the Top.

To come would be the Soho House Club above his Café Boheme restaurant in 1995.  The club now extends to Soho House (London and New York), Babington House in Somerset, and the Electric House and High Road House & Brasserie in London.  The group has also developed the Cowshed spa and salon along with a line of Cowshed-branded hair and body products.

“One word of  inspiration: Passion”

“Yes I had a clear vision of what I wanted to do – but what I wanted to achieve really was to survive.”

Nick Jones

“I always look at things positively. To me, that is a half-full glass of water.”

Nick Jones

“My customers inspire me. Seeing people have a good time inspires me.”

Nick Jones

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