Timothy Griffin is Brand Director at The Hoxton, where they started doing things differently on the East London scene back in 2006 with the opening of The Hoxton, Shoreditch. Back then they were labelled the "no bull shit" hotel, because they took away everything that pissed people off in traditional hotels and did things differently. Today they’ve evolved, just like the neighbourhood they first started in, but that ethos of challenging the norm is still at the heart of what they do.
They’re building a series of hotels around the world, finding new and exciting neighbourhoods to open their doors in. The second Hoxton opened last year in Holborn and The Hoxton, Amsterdam opened it’s doors in July 2015. Next up is Paris and Williamsburg and a whole host of other sites are coming soon.
Previously, Timothy was General Manager of the 210 bedroom The Hoxton, Shoreditch. Prior to joining the Hoxton team in 2011, Timothy was Executive House Manager at The Lancaster London and held a number of operational roles at The Waldorf-Astoria in New York City for almost ten years. Whilst in New York, Timothy taught post graduate students Rooms Division Operations at NYU. Timothy is an alumni of Thames Valley University where he graduated with a BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management. He is a member of the St. Julian’s Scholars, having successfully secured a Savoy Education Trust Scholarship for the Accelerated Talent Development Programme at Cranfield University School of Management.
Timothy is a keen supporter of programmes encouraging young people to pursue a career in hospitality, contributes as an Oxford Brookes University Bacchus mentor and as a Springboard Ambassador. A keen runner, Timothy has completed four marathons, is a committed Bikram yogi and enjoys a Hendricks Martini or five.