Founder, Hill Capital Partners
Paul has been involved in the creation, development and sale of a number of the UK's most highly regarded leisure businesses.
In the 1990’s he founded, grew and successfully sold a 100 site sports facility and fitness club business, before joining the Board of PizzaExpress PLC. Following the sale of PizzaExpress in 2003 for £278m, he founded and floated restaurant developer The Clapham House Group PLC, later selling the business to Nando’s Group Holdings Limited.
Paul now runs a portfolio of investments through his own LLP, Hill Capital Partners – and also invests in and advises a number of private equity funds.
Paul is currently invested in and a Non-Executive Director or Chairman of several fast growing businesses in the hospitality sector including Hawksmoor, Tortilla, Vinoteca, The Alchemist, Gusto and Hickory’s. He is also an investor in and on the Boards of two hotel business, Halcyon Hotels and Resorts and Palladian Hotels and Resorts and is Chairman of urban fitness club operator Gymbox.
He is also a seed investor in several early stage restaurant and leisure businesses.