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Tim has over 30 years of hospitality experience predominately within the private equity and investment sectors. He is currently Chief Executive of Four Corners Hospitality Group, offering owners and investors global leading hotel ownership support. Before this he was CEO of Aprirose Real Estate Investment looking after their hotel portfolio.
Tim also served as Chief Operating Officer of London & Regional Properties, being responsible for their global hotel portfolio. Under his leadership, Tim transformed it into being one of the most prestigious and diverse hotel portfolios in the world delivering outstanding results. Prior to this, Tim was VP Asset Management of Westmont Hospitality Group, being one of the largest privately owned hotel portfolios in the world and had full responsibility for their European hotels. Tim was also managing portfolios of hotels within the UK starting his career as General Manager with international branded hotels
Marcus Lee is a qualified accountant (FCCA) with over 20 years’ experience as a Finance Director in the media, property and tech sectors.
Marcus has worked in senior level roles across businesses such as Kudos Film & Television, Warner Music, DreamWorks Animation and recently at Disney (Baby TV) where he was involved in the integration of the acquired Fox Networks into Disney.
Marcus previously held CFO positions at London & Regional Properties (European & Worldwide Hotels) as well as Barrington Homes Property & Construction (Poole, Dorset)
Director of Acquistions
Justin has over 20 years’ experience in the hotel property sector with particular experience in UK and international consultancy advice.
Justin has worked at several advisory and consultancy firms providing feasibility studies, operators searched, providing buy-side advice and valuations including time at; HVS, Colliers International, West Ridge Asset Management and Avison Young.
Justin has also worked at several privately owned companies. At Topland he was involved in sourcing, underwriting acquisitions and asset managing eight of Topland's Hallmark Hotels. More recently while at London and Regional, Justin was involved with sourcing and underwriting acquisitions and due diligence support regarding assets to be added to the Atlas Hotels portfolio.
Robin has over 30 years of hospitality experience predominately in Financial Control and Systems. He is currently VP Finance of Four Corners Hospitality Group and previous to this, has been doing troubleshooting and pre-opening projects in the UK. Robin previously worked for London+Regional within the hotels asset management team improving financial performance and management reporting.
Robin spent 16 years in Spain where he was Financial Controller for several luxury establishments such as the Rey Juan Carlos I in Barcelona and Finca Cortesin in Malaga. When he returned to the UK, he spent 3 years as Group Financial Controller for a small group before setting up his own consultancy. Robin specialises in increasing efficiency in the finance function, drawing from his vast experience of software and systems coupled with a very varied experience, he ensures hotels have strong financial control while keeping the finance teams streamlined and efficient.
Nicole is a highly motivated and driven marketer with experience in fast-paced, commercially driven organisations. A rare mix of strategic, creative and brand sensitivity attributes, with the capability to work cross-functionally and juggle a large and diverse workflow. Analytically and commercially minded, always on task to deliver against business needs and targets. A confident communicator who, with passion and energy, is able to inspire and influence colleagues and senior leaders alike.
Nicole has built her experience and enviable reputation through excelling in a number of senior marketing roles in the hotel and leisure industry. These include Jarvis Hotels, Devere Venues, Bourne Leisure, and Barcelo International, where she headed up the Marketing & E-Commerce team across their network of 21 UK Hotels. Nicole spent the last 5 years at Michels & Taylor leading and growing the Marketing Department and supporting the growing business.
Nicole brings a wealth of knowledge and a genuine passion for marketing and brand management to help businesses perform to their maximum potential.
Chief Commercial Officer
Kym has been in the hotel business for over 25 years, and is one of the most accomplished and recognised, Sales, Revenue Management, Distribution & Marketing specialists in the European hotel sector.
Joining her previous company Aprirose from Michels & Taylor Ltd, where she was a founding partner & board member for 11 years, Kym’s experience in the hotel industry spans a wide variety of senior positions across the UK, European and global markets.
Her impressive track record within several major hotel companies and many independent organisations includes IHG’s UK & European Revenue Director, Marriott’s UK Revenue Director, Hilton’s UK Revenue Director, Le Méridien’s Middle East, Africa & Asia Revenue & Distribution Director and Whitbread’s (Premier Inn) head of Revenue & Distribution.
VP Capital Raising
Since qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with PWC, Mark has spent his career in senior Finance positions across the leisure, hospitality and real estate and sectors, for the last 20 years in hotel groups, comprising private and publicly owned hotel groups, from international brands to start-ups.
He was most recently Chief Financial Officer for an international owner/operator of 56 hotels responsible for Operational and Corporate Finance and risk management in the UK during a significant M&A growth period, leading the UK business through the transactions and subsequent organisational restructuring.
Prior to this, Mark was Finance Director and Company Secretary for two AIM-quoted PLC’s, one of which being a start-up hospitality business aimed at the millennial market and doubling in size during that time, and the other a property development company. Mark led the growth through refinancing/debt consolidation and sale and leaseback transactions.
Mark spent the former 15 years at IHG and Marriott, focussing on business development and capital asset management. He critically evaluated the development opportunities and commercial initiatives throughout the European and CIS region, and likewise, at Marriott, leading the finance in doubling the number of vacation properties in Europe and developing efficient supporting structures and risk management processes.
VP Talent and Development
Linda brings over 20 years of experience in Human Resources in the hospitality industry. Over the past 10 years Linda worked on a European level for both major brands as well as Management Companies such as Westbridge Hospitality Management the operating management company of Westmont Hospitality Group and Interstate Hotels and Resorts.
Linda is experienced in Strategic HR in new, growing and evolving companies geared towards Service Excellence, internally and externally. She has a track record in accomplishing Employee Centric Solutions, agility, culture and loyalty building, and development of teams and colleagues
Linda has dealt with processes such as centralization of departments, due diligence, brand conversion as well as hotel openings.
Graham is a highly sought after commercial leader with over a quarter of a century's worth of experience in the hospitality industry. After initially "learning his craft" in a number of different hotels, different hotel departments and different hotel clusters; Graham has held senior leadership roles in Project Management, Revenue Leadership and Commercial Leadership.
As well as working in the UK; Graham has spent 10-years overseas including roles such as Director of Revenue of all of IHG's hotels across India, the Middle East and Africa, as a Revenue Performance Director for all of IHG's hotels across Asia, Australasia, India, Middle East & Africa and as Commercial Director for all of IHG's hotels within South East Asia and Korea.
Graham has been fortunate enough to work for major brands, a smaller hotel chain and an owner operator with a mixed franchise portfolio, as well as working as a consultant on a number of Revenue and Commercial projects.
Graham has a proven track record of developing and executing commercial strategy, with a passion of working through and developing team members.