Nick JOnes, Managing director   Nick is a second generation building contractor who worked for both his father and his uncles business before starting his own, 2nd Generation. Nick learned his trade initially as an apprentice joiner where he began learning around his school and university education eventually becoming a project manager & studying his Masters degree in Construction Project Management (MSc). Nick has also become a trained chef, working in one of Birmingham’s top high-end restaurants giving him distinctive & extensive knowledge in the design & build of F & B venues.

Nick JOnes, Managing director

Nick is a second generation building contractor who worked for both his father and his uncles business before starting his own, 2nd Generation. Nick learned his trade initially as an apprentice joiner where he began learning around his school and university education eventually becoming a project manager & studying his Masters degree in Construction Project Management (MSc). Nick has also become a trained chef, working in one of Birmingham’s top high-end restaurants giving him distinctive & extensive knowledge in the design & build of F & B venues.

Catherine Gwynne, Creative Director   Catherine has spent a large part of her career in the drinks industry, notably in the world of wine, where she managed wine exports for one of the largest wine companies in the world for Asia, Latin America & the Middle East. During this time she worked with one of the most prestigious & creative restaurants & bars around the world, where her love of designs for these spaces developed. She later studied interior design at KLC and Central Saint Martins and uses this distinctive blend of experience to develop the interior design side of 2G within the world she knows & loves: Restaurants & Bars.

Catherine Gwynne, Creative Director

Catherine has spent a large part of her career in the drinks industry, notably in the world of wine, where she managed wine exports for one of the largest wine companies in the world for Asia, Latin America & the Middle East. During this time she worked with one of the most prestigious & creative restaurants & bars around the world, where her love of designs for these spaces developed. She later studied interior design at KLC and Central Saint Martins and uses this distinctive blend of experience to develop the interior design side of 2G within the world she knows & loves: Restaurants & Bars.

Jenny Smith, Director   Jenny has her BFA in Art and Art History and later studied at KLC Design in London. She hails from New York City where she first went on to apply her creative skills as director at Time Inc- one of the most distinguished media companies in the United stated. She was the first Business Development member at Abrams Media, NYC where she lead the department working with renowned international television clients, technology and fashion brands. She later went back to her roots and obsession of art and interior design- first freelancing then co-founding 2G Interiors.

Jenny Smith, Director

Jenny has her BFA in Art and Art History and later studied at KLC Design in London. She hails from New York City where she first went on to apply her creative skills as director at Time Inc- one of the most distinguished media companies in the United stated. She was the first Business Development member at Abrams Media, NYC where she lead the department working with renowned international television clients, technology and fashion brands. She later went back to her roots and obsession of art and interior design- first freelancing then co-founding 2G Interiors.

 
aisling ryan, designer   AIsLING brings a wealth of knowledge to 2g. she trained at Chelsea College of Art (UAL) and worked for ‘s&y’ architects in london where she gained EXPERIENCE and flair for commercial design. she later moved to faber in birmingham before moving over to 2g. she has been responsible for creating some truly memorable spaces, notably ‘ViVi’ restaurant at centre point London and nocturnal animals in birmingham

aisling ryan, designer

AIsLING brings a wealth of knowledge to 2g. she trained at Chelsea College of Art (UAL) and worked for ‘s&y’ architects in london where she gained EXPERIENCE and flair for commercial design. she later moved to faber in birmingham before moving over to 2g. she has been responsible for creating some truly memorable spaces, notably ‘ViVi’ restaurant at centre point London and nocturnal animals in birmingham

Sean hubball, project manager   sean started with 2g as an electrician yet his extensive knowledge & ability within all areas of the build process quickly became apparent. he has built upon this through further study and his INQUISITIVE & organised nature. he has become an INVALUABLE project manager for 2g and his natural ability to communicate with everyone has made him an extremely popular 2g member within the team and with clients.

Sean hubball, project manager

sean started with 2g as an electrician yet his extensive knowledge & ability within all areas of the build process quickly became apparent. he has built upon this through further study and his INQUISITIVE & organised nature. he has become an INVALUABLE project manager for 2g and his natural ability to communicate with everyone has made him an extremely popular 2g member within the team and with clients.

tom philips, Project manager   tom brings a fascinating background that brings a host of experience and knowledge to 2g of project management and industry expertise. He has worked extensively within the world of bars & restaurants and developed project management skills within his role in the houses of PARLIAMENT. as an engineer at otis lifts he developed his skills within build management arena.

tom philips, Project manager

tom brings a fascinating background that brings a host of experience and knowledge to 2g of project management and industry expertise. He has worked extensively within the world of bars & restaurants and developed project management skills within his role in the houses of PARLIAMENT. as an engineer at otis lifts he developed his skills within build management arena.