James Penn - Director

James Penn's journey began in the legal realm, where he honed his skills as a lawyer before transitioning into the dynamic world of corporate sales. Over the past five years, James has been instrumental in steering the events teams and overseeing the overall management of The Hackney. His diverse background and leadership acumen have brought a unique perspective to the venue, ensuring seamless operations and unforgettable experiences for guests. With a passion for excellence and a commitment to innovation, James continues to drive The Hackney forward as a premier destination for events and hospitality.


Jon Penn - Director

With over two decades of entrepreneurial expertise spanning various sectors, Jon Penn brings a wealth of experience to his role at The Hackney. For the past five years, he has been at the helm of sales and marketing, leveraging his strategic insight and innovative approach to drive growth and elevate the brand's presence. Jon's entrepreneurial spirit and proven track record in building successful ventures make him an invaluable asset to The Hackney team. His dedication to excellence and commitment to customer satisfaction are evident in every aspect of the venue's sales and marketing efforts, ensuring continued success and expansion.


Hugo Correia - General Manager

As a dedicated hospitality professional, Hugo Correia brings a wealth of experience to his role as General Manager at our venue. With over a decade of expertise in the hospitality industry, Hugo joined our team in 2018 and has since become a cornerstone of our success. His primary focus lies in managing our bustling Events Team, where he brings passion and precision to every aspect of event coordination and execution. Overseeing more than 200 weddings and events during his tenure, Hugo's commitment to excellence ensures that each occasion is flawlessly executed, leaving lasting impressions on our guests. With Hugo at the helm, our venue continues to thrive as a premier destination for unforgettable experiences.


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