Gordon Campbell Gray
The founder of Campbell Gray Hotels and the creative force behind iconic hotels such as Le Gray in Beirut, One Aldwych in London and Carlisle Bay in Antigua.
Gordon is a trained hotelier and gained his initial experience working in large hotel companies, but always had a desire to focus on the smaller individual hotel sector.
He is involved in every aspect of the creation, design and philosophy of his hotels and personally curates their extensive contemporary art collections.
During his twenties he spent several years running Save the Children projects in Bangladesh, Morocco and Nicaragua. He is a Vice President of Save the Children and an ardent fundraiser for many other charities. He is passionate about the environment, encouraging other hoteliers to do more to take care of our planet.
He was named Hotelier of the Year at the 2002 Catey Awards and received the first Leading Legend award from Leading Hotels of the World in 2010. He was recognised again by the Hotel Cateys in 2011 with an Outstanding Contribution to the Hotel Industry award.
As a founding member of the Campbell Gray Hotels team, Daniel has been instrumental in projects such as Le Gray in Beirut, Carlise Bay in Antigua and The Phoenicia in Malta. He is responsible for implementing the company’s growth strategy, as well as the development and master planning of all projects.
Spencer has worked extensively throughout Europe, the Middle East, Africa and US. Initially specialising in sales & marketing he moved into general management during his time at Viceroy Hotels. He has opened a number of high profile hotels and brings a wealth of experience to his current role overseeing all hotel operations for the group.
Nick joined from Dorchester Collection where he was Area Director of Finance for over 7 years, playing an instrumental role in openings of Coworth Park and 45 Park Lane. Prior to that, he spent 10 years with Maybourne Hotel Group as Director of Finance at both Claridge’s and The Connaught.
After studying clinical and organisational psychology, Daniel went on to hold senior roles in both operations and human resources in some of Venice’s best hotels. He spent 7 years as Area Human Resources Manager for the Hotel Excelsior, Hotel des Bains and Villa Cipriani, overseeing 450 associates.
Catherine started her career in London with Intercontinental, before being involved in several high profile openings including Conrad in Chelsea Harbour and The Metropolitan Park Lane. Catherine’s current role covers internal auditing, financial reporting and implementation of all accounting systems.
After completing his Master’s degree in Business Administration, Oliver gained experience working across a wide range of departments in luxury hotels in Europe and the US for Intercontinental and Four Seasons. Oliver joined the pre-opening team at Le Gray, Beirut and is now responsible for supporting all of the group’s development projects.