“My secret weapon is my staff

Gordon Campbell Grey's Inspirational Journey

Career Path: Hotel School > Worked in every department > Charity Work Bangladesh > Hotelier > Chairman

“Despite my love of innovative design and technology, I remain firmly in the belief that ultimately it is all about service and regard my staff as my true secret weapon" 

My Story:

Gordon Campbell Gray is the Chairman of Campbell Gray Hotels and the creative force behind One Aldwych in London and Carlisle Bay in Antigua in the West Indies.  He is currently involved in the development of several hotels worldwide.  He is also an advisor to various companies, both hotel and non-hotel related. He is very involved in every aspect of the creation, design and philosophy of his hotels and personally puts together the extensive contemporary art collections.

Gordon Campbell Gray is a trained hotelier and gained his initial experience working in large hotel companies but always wanted to focus on creating his own small hotel company.  During his twenties he took time out from his career to spend several years running Save the Children projects in Bangladesh, Morocco and Nicaragua.  He is currently Vice-President of Save the Children and is presently involved with and travels to various projects studying child labour in the workforce in the West Bengal region of India and Bangladesh.  He sits on the boards of various charities, and is an ardent fundraiser on their behalf.

He cares greatly about the environment and politics, and is passionate about individuality.  He is a columnist, writes for various publications and is extremely aware of having power and how it is used.  He is also extremely concerned that Hoteliers need to take greater care of the environment.

He was recently named Hotelier of the Year in the United Kingdom.

He is passionate about his teams and spends much of his time working with them in the training, inspiration and motivation department.






Chairman of Campbell Gray Hotels

“As hoteliers we should all take care of our environment"

Countries Worked:
West Indies

The Fun Stuff:

“Really enjoy spending time with my wife and two kids as well as drinking and watching Darlington Football club!"

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