Chris Hill

Chris Hill

Chris Hill is the CEO of The Smugglers Cove and six other concepts under New World Trading Company (including The BotanistThe Trading HouseThe Canal HouseThe Club HouseThe Oast House and The Florist)...  

Chris spent 10 years climbing the career ladder in all aspects of the hospitality industry where he eventually commandeered The New World Trading Company in 2013 and became CEO.   

Chris completed a Private Equity backed MBO in 2016 and has since grown NWTC to 20+ sites across the UK with many more to come. His voyage has made NWTC one of the fastest growing businesses in the UK and widely recognised for its innovation and employee culture. Chris has navigated his business by developing like-minded people who share his values, and those of the NWTC team.  

Named in the NRB Top 50 list, awarded a Catey in 2017, recognised as the Rising Star at 2015 RROTY Awards, and named 2018 Trailblazer of the year, Chris is a proud CEO, doting husband and father… and a frustrated Everton fan.

The Smugglers Cove is bar and restaurant hidden in the Albert Docks of Liverpool, where the adventerure seekers visit to experience exotic cocktails, a satisfyingly large selection of food and a vast collection of 151 varities of rum from around the world to tickle anyone's tastebuds. 



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