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Thomas Kochs

Managing Director, Corinthia London

In May 2017 Thomas began his tenure as Managing Director at Corinthia London where he is responsible for managing the company’s flagship property.

Since joining, Corinthia London has seen several impactful changes. Thomas has worked with Michelin-starred chef, Tom Kerridge, to launch his first London restaurant, Kerridge’s Bar & Grill. Additionally, Thomas oversaw the complete relaunch of the hotel’s afternoon tea. Thomas appointed a new Executive Chef, André Garrett to relaunch The Northall restaurant.

Prior to joining Corinthia London, Thomas was Managing Director at Hotel Café Royal. Preceding this, Thomas worked for Maybourne Hotel Group (The Berkeley, The Connaught, Claridge’s), in key roles including Food & Beverage Director, Hotel Manager and General Manager at Claridge’s.

While at Claridge’s, Thomas secured BBC documentary titled ‘Inside Claridge’s’, enhancing the hotel to internationally renowned acclaim. At Corinthia London, he was approached again to film a behind-the-scenes documentary.

Thomas enjoys discovering culinary destinations across the globe. He has supported growing talented chefs Ben Marks and Matthew Emmerson by investing in their first London restaurant opening, Perilla, and is a Trustee of The Gold Service Scholarship. Moreover, Thomas’ passion for health and wellness combined with his entrepreneurial flair led him to invest in a gym in Marylebone.