A hospitality and real estate specialist with over 35 years’ experience in professional business advisory services and general management in a wide range of independently-managed and publicly-listed international companies. Comprehensive experience of all aspects of hotel and resort development and operations over a period of more than 25 years, with particular focus on residential business models and mixed-use resort developments, managing projects and cross-functional international teams during development, start up and operational launch. Involved personally in the development of luxury branded residences involving brands such as Mandarin Oriental, Aman, Four Seasons, Fairmont, Jumeirah and Armani. More than 15 years’ international consulting experience of hotel valuations and feasibility studies, operator search, asset management and strategic business planning to owners, lenders and operators across Europe as well as in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean. Creator and Lecturer for the Hotel Budgeting & Forecasting Module of the Online MBA at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne. Combines the highest standards of objective business analysis with an inspirational level of innovation and creativity.