Background: A highly experienced and respected hotelier who worked with ITT Sheraton and Starwood Hotels & Resorts as Area Manager with multi property strategic responsibilities for 14 years and General Manager for 24 years.
In addition to his operational functions James was involved in Starwood’s development in the UAE where he spent 12 years in both Dubai and Abu Dhabi between 1996 and 2008 during the exciting evolution of these world renowned destinations. He has also worked in Geneva, London, Lisbon, Istanbul, Copenhagen, Sofia and mostly recently the Algarve, Portugal, where for 8 years he was Area Manager and also General Manager of the stunning Pine Cliffs Resort and was fully involved with the recent major new build/ renovation programme and repositioning of this famous integrated resort.
Projects: James is focussed on the following areas:
Hotels & Resorts Operations
Branded Residential Business Models and Operations
Owner Advisory & Profit Optimisation
Market & Project Feasibilty
Managment/Franchise Contract Advisory
Sports Partnerships for integrated Resorts
Languages: English, Portuguese, French
About James: London based, keen golfer and avid walker