Gavin Woodhouse



Gavin Woodhouse is a UK born entrepreneur with experience within investment finance, property development and the hospitality industry.

As Chairman of Northern Powerhouse Developments, he has overseen the growth of the company into a multi-million-pound group which now employs over 1,000 full-time staff across England and Wales.

Having appointed some of the UK’s leading names from the hospitality world, Gavin now specialises in the group’s future growth and the sourcing of suitable properties and opportunities to integrate into the estate.

With a background in finance and vehicle funding, he has spent the past 20 years creating robust investment models which have opened the door to a global network of high net worth individuals who are able to facilitate the funding of property developments.

In the space of three years, the company has built up a portfolio of 13 hotels and leisure resorts across the UK which are now run and managed by NPD’s operational group, WHISPER Hotels.

In addition to his role as Chairman of NPD, Gavin also sits as principle shareholder for a group of companies delivering consultancy, construction, marketing, and sales of commercial property to like-minded individuals across the globe.

Today Gavin’s positions include: