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Development strategy

Etienne La'Brooy

Etienne La’Brooy

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Etienne La’Brooy is a seasoned hospitality professional who has over 30 years’ experience of creation, redevelopment, pre-opening and operational management. He has tremendous knowledge of the Hotel and Travel sector in Australasia and stands ready to guide and assist developers and owners with attaining their financial and corporate goals. Read more
Gabrielle Gambina - Hotel Solutions Partnership - Consultant, UK / EMEA

Gaby Gambina

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Gabrielle Gambina advises investors, developers, banks and hotel owners on a range of investment issues, from the improvement of hotel cash flow through to a range of operational improvements, assisting both owners and banks to decrease debt. Read more
Ian Oram - Hotel Solutions Partnership - Consultant, UK / EMEA

Ian Oram

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Ian went back into Private Practice in 2002, after 20 years in the Development and Hotel Industry as both a Consultant in private practice, and also Development Director of a number of Hotel Groups. He has experience working in the UK, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean on a number of new-build and refurbishment hotels and resorts. With degrees in Quantity Surveying and Project Management, Ian offers Technical Services covering the Design of Hotels, as well as Project Management, Construction Financial Control, Quantity Surveying and FF&E Procurement for Hotel Projects. Read more
John Healy- Hotel Solutions Partnership Consultant - Americas

John Healy

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John Healy advises clients on lodging related finance and accounting areas with particular emphasis on strategic growth and performance turnarounds. John uses his extensive experience as a platform to deliver best practice solutions to clients which result in lasting improvement. John specializes in all aspects of hotel operations from development to pre-opening and operations. Recent assignments have included resort management agreement take-overs and hotel asset receivership on behalf of lending institutions. Read more
Jon Barker | Hotel Solutions Partnership | Consultant, UK / EMEA

Jon Barker

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Jon Barker has 20 years’ professional experience at a senior level working in consultancies, including Peter Leonard Associates, David Davies Associates, Landor and BDG McColl, where he left the position of Creative Director to set up his own practice in 2002. Read more

Katrina Craig (CEO)

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As CEO of Hotel Solutions Partnership Ltd, Katrina Craig heads a network of over 30 hotel industry experts offering advisory, short-term management and acquisition and investment support. The partnership has teams based in the Americas, UK EMEA and Asia Pacific. Read more
Miguel Ruano (Ambassador) - Hotel Solutions Partnership

Miguel Ruano (Ambassador)

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Miguel Ruano has rejoined Hotel Solutions Partnership in 2018 as Project Conceptualisation and Development Strategist. He is a registered architect and planner with 35+ years’ experience in global real estate design and development projects, especially on mixed-use and hospitality, and has served in senior development and technical roles within Marriott, IHG and Aman. Miguel is an expert in assessing hotel and resort opportunities, formulating their USPs, competitive positioning and development strategy and has specialised in project conceptualisation, design management and project management strategy. Miguel also supports hotel companies in the formation and deployment of innovation platforms and growth strategies and is Co-Founder of Hotel2030, a platform for discussing, developing and acting on future changes for the hospitality industry. Read more