Macy Marvel has extensive professional experience in the hospitality and financial sectors. Macy was professor of finance and economics at the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne for 20 years and is a Geneva-based journalist focused on the area of hospitality and tourism. Prior to that, he spent eight years as an investment strategist and financial analyst for two Geneva private banks. He has also held the positions of financial analyst at Digital Equipment Corporation, auditor at the Geneva offices of PWCoopers and securities analyst at The Value Line Survey in New York. He has also carried out numerous hotel property valuations and feasibility studies and is a frequent presenter and moderator at international hospitality and tourism conferences. He holds an MBA from the University of Toronto, an MA from the London School of Economics and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.