Francesco is Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s Regional Development Director for EMEA & South America. He leads MOHG development and investment activities in the region. In his previous role as Vice President Development Europe at Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts he was responsible for expansion of the brand in Europe. Previously he was part of the development team at Hilton Worldwide with management roles in Brazil, Italy and the UK. In his earlier career he held several positions at Starwood Hotels & Resorts and at Sony Electronics. Francesco has an MBA from Harvard Business School and graduated in Economics from Bocconi University in Milan.