Jon King

For over 20 years, Jon has channelled his passion for beautiful design, build quality and detail into designing commercial and residential interiors and furniture. Following a degree in Industrial Design from Brunel University, his initial start in design was in a furniture manufacturing company and then working in retail design and designing and managing build for agencies including, Fitch, Imagination, Studio Hagger and Corsie Naysmith before setting up Camouflage, a retail design and branding agency specialising in the design and build of commercial projects.
In 2010, after renovating his own home, Jon realised that his skills and passions were even more suited to the residential market and then set up Hamilton King Ltd. He has since been ploughing his efforts into designing, building and renovating contemporary homes for private clients and developing bespoke furniture. Jon lives in Kew in Surrey with his wife and two children and enjoys renovating their Victorian home, kite surfing and sprinting his Caterham 7.


Gail has 20 years of experience in both Management Consulting and Investment Banking, and a Masters degree (MBA) from London Business School. She has enjoyed bringing this expertise to the creative design business of Hamilton King in the form of marketing, business administration and finance. She has always been passionate and inspired by property development and art collecting since as far back as she can remember.
After renovating their family home, Gail realised that building a business assisting clients to have the home of their dreams was where she wanted to focus her efforts. Gail enjoys being active in sport – running, crossfit, skiing and was once a junior Olympic gymnast. She also loves travelling, wine and being a mother to her two young kids.

Tom Poole

Tom joined Hamilton King in 2012 with a First-Class BDes (Hons) degree in Product Design & 3D CAD Modelling from Liverpool John Moores University and BEng in Manufacturing Engineering from Loughborough University. His passion for creative design and engineering has been apparent from a young age - achieving an Arkwright scholarship in 2006 and judged as runner up in Young Engineer of Britain award also in the same year.
He has significant experience in planning, design, procurement and project management throughout a wide range of of residential properties including listed buildings. Tom is also a very keen sportsman and whilst living in Wimbledon; he enjoys playing tennis, cricket and golf and a passion for motorsport has lead him to currently compete in the British Hillclimb Championship with his single seater racing car.

Josie Lees

Josie joined Hamilton King in 2014 after graduating from Ravensbourne with a First-Class honours degree in Architecture. Her final project won the Architectural Education Trust Award. Whilst studying for her degree she also worked part time at MCM, an architecture firm specialising in workplace and commercial design.
Josie enjoys working through concepts from design to completion. She has a passion for heritage buildings and sustainable design and enjoys the process of communicating ideas through visuals and graphics. When not in London, Josie spends time walking her dog in the hills around Bath. She is currently working on a project there converting disused public conveniences into low cost urban housing.