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Stephen Cassidy

Senior Vice President & Managing Director UK & I
Steve is responsible for the company’s multi-brand 150 strong portfolio across the British Isles including the management of hotels ranging from London Hilton on Park Lane to a growing portfolio of value focused Hampton by Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn properties.

The UK portfolio has expanded this year with the opening of Europe’s first LXR Hotels & Resorts property, The Biltmore Mayfair, LXR. Next year will see the opening of a new Hilton Garden Inn at Britain’s iconic racetrack, Silverstone and the rejuvenation of Woking town centre will be boosted by the opening of Hilton Woking in 2021.

Steve has driven the development of Hilton’s management services in the UK & Ireland, innovating and enhancing Hilton’s proposition to owners. Leading almost 18,000 team members Steve is proud that Hilton has been ranked as No. 3 Great Place to Work in the UK. With 50 hotels in the pipeline in the UK the Hilton team is set to grow by around 4,000 in the next 3-5 years.

Steve, who is a Board Director of UKHospitality, joined Hilton’s revenue management team in 2009 and previously worked at British Airways for almost two decades in a number of senior management roles.