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h Club London is a unique private members club in the heart of Covent Garden, offering the creative industries the environment and facilities it needs to Connect, Collaborate and Create.

For all general enquiries, call us on 020 7170 9100 or email

Club opening times are:

Monday-Friday | 7am-2am
Saturday | 8am-2am
Sunday | 8am-9pm




The Founders

The Founders

h Club was founded by Paul Allen and Dave Stewart. The story goes that Paul and Dave were having a drink in Covent Garden one night when they spotted a boarded-up building, the former St Paul’s Hospital. They hatched a plan to revive the building and transform it into a hub of creativity – full of people, ideas, music and life – and in 2004, The Hospital Club was born.

Now in its second decade, the Club has gone from strength to strength, with the creation of the new charitable h Club Foundation, its commitment to sustainability, the h Club 100 awards, the Club Art programme and much more.



Club show-reel with Dave Stewart



Below you will find a list of all our current vacancies. You can also email recruitment enquiries to:


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Paul G Allen

Paul Allen always asked the same question: What should exist?

What if we don’t have to accept the world as it is? What if there is more to know? What if we played the long game for the future, instead of pursuing short-term rewards?

Asking “what should exist?” was Paul Allen’s world. It was the question he asked as a sci-fi and music-loving kid growing up in the outskirts of Seattle, designing plans for a rocket to take him to Mars. It was what guided him as the co-founder and idea broker for Microsoft, the company that set off the personal computing revolution. And it’s what has led him to spearheading a range of efforts from commercial space travel to brain science research to artificial intelligence breakthroughs. Every direction he pursued starts from the very same place—a relentless belief in possibility and the desire to open up the future.

It is this guiding principle that spurred him into creating h Club.  He wanted to create a space that would harness and support the creative process; that would become a home from home for others who also ask the question: What should exist?

Through his relentless pursuit for innovation, Paul made his mark across the world. His passion, curiosity, energy and drive have transformed the way we live, learn and do business. He was one of America’s top philanthropists, a bestselling author and producer of award-winning films and  documentaries.

Paul Allen: 1953 - 2018

Dave Stewart

A multi-media entrepreneur, Dave Stewart is recognized as one of the most respected and accomplished talents in the music industry today. Beyond his creative work as a musician, Dave is a renowned producer, author, director, photographer, filmmaker, and philanthropist.

 His music career spans three decades and more than 100 million album sales, highlighted by his collaboration with Annie Lennox in the ground-breaking pop-rock duo Eurythmics. Behind the scenes he has produced albums and co-written songs for Bono, Bryan Ferry, Gwen Stefani, Tom Petty, Katy Perry, Mick Jagger, and Sinead O’Connor, racking up numerous Producer and Songwriter credits, Golden Globe and Grammy Awards along the way.

As an entrepreneur, Dave has established Weapons of Mass Entertainment (WME), a “media company for the new world” (The LA Times), linking creative ideas to a host of projects in music, film, television, books, theatre, and new media. 

Eric Russell

In his role, Eric Russell manages the accounting functions and collaborates on financing and development for the real estate, philanthropic and community activities of Vulcan Inc., located in Seattle, WA. His expertise includes accounting and financial control for all aspects of acquisition, development, and financing of real estate properties.

Eric has over 25 years of real estate accounting and finance experience and has been at Vulcan Inc. for seven years. Prior to joining Vulcan Inc., Eric worked at the Port of Everett as Director of Property and Development, responsible for tenant relations and managed a public/private partnership developing a waterfront community. Eric is a member of the Washington Society of CPAs and the American Institute of CPAs.

Hani Farsi

Hani is the CEO and Founder of the Corniche Group. For the past fifty years the Farsi family has been active in Europe and the Middle East in urban planning, real estate, property development, the arts and philanthropy. Through Corniche, Hani continues the family's work in these fields as well as in IT, energy and mineral resources.

From 1993 until 2000 he sat on the board of the Donmar Warehouse Theatre, personally subsidizing the acclaimed London Theatre and saving it from closure until Lottery funding was allocated.

From 1998 he invested in the burgeoning field of London restaurants and membership clubs, building up the largest shareholding in the Soho House Group, before selling to Richard Caring, Caprice Ltd, in the summer of 2007.



Diane Henry Lepart

Diane Henry Lepart is the Founder and Managing Director of FEND Capital Partners Limited, which focuses on investments in scalable and advanced projects and technologies, primarily in agriculture, water and renewable energy, that sustain the environment and enhance life.  Diane is also is an International Private Placement Consultant (Commodities and Real Estate), within a Global Affiliate structure, where her role is business development and transaction due-diligence, and a Senior Advisor to a small number of specialist international projects. Diane is a former RSA Advisor, and a former Board Member of the Museum of London. She was a GLA London wide Conservative Candidate for the Assembly and Mayoralty in 2000, and subsequently a Member of the GLA’s Cultural Strategy Group for London, and TfL’s Finance Committee.

Prior to establishing FEND, Diane was a Vice President and the European Head of Asset Management Audit at Lazard. Diane has over 20 years of City based audit and consultancy experience. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants England & Wales, a Chartered Fellow of the Securities Institute (UK) and a Fellow of the British American Project. Diane is a Board Member of the Donmar Warehouse Theatre and Chineke! Orchestra, and is a Trustee of the MOBO Charitable Trust. She is married with two children and lives in London.




Carol Bagnald

Carol has enjoyed a career with HSBC spanning four decades, predominately within commercial banking.  She had overall responsibility for London for the majority of the last 10 years with a focus on capital and international business as a key growth area. 

In addition to her role with HSBC, Carol chaired Celsius – an exclusive top 100 Corporate Club, was Vice Chair for West London Business and sat on the London Council for the CBI .  She has been involved  in various industry groups and business forums, the most dominant being the creative industries.  Carol joined the board of the British Fashion Council in 2010, is a member of the Cosmetic Executive Women (CEW (UK)), an ambassador for The London College of Fashion and a committee member for their Fashion Matters as well as active within music, media and tech. She has profiled the value of creative industries through various initiatives at business and industry level.

Carol is a strong supporter of diversity and a regular speaker on women in business and leadership, including work within the female economy.  She is also a member of the International Women's Forum and on the advisory board for Radius Business and  MOBO.
She received an honorary fellowship from Brunel University in 2012 and was made a fellow of the Institute of Directors.

Her current charitable work includes Chair of the business champions for the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust.
Carol is presently considering a number of Non-Executive Director roles and ambassadorial posts, as well as starting a new business partnership. She continues to be a mentor both at business and individual level for various industry groups, including one of the ICAEW leadership development programmes.

Carol lives in Surrey with one son who is at University.

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