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David Kellett

Vice President, Development and Investment Analysis, Europe, IHG

David is currently head of development and investment analysis in Europe, focused on delivering IHG’s growth objectives in the region.

David has been with IHG since 2013 and has held senior finance roles in M&A and corporate development, investor relations, and group financial planning & analysis.  Whilst at IHG, David has led several key projects including IHG’s interactions with an activist shareholder, the Kimpton acquisition, and a major review of our corporate budget and planning processes.  Before IHG, David worked in investment banking for 14 years, providing advice on over 40 M&A and debt capital markets transactions with a value of over $20bn.

David is currently a member of the global finance leadership team and the European development, design and openings leadership team.

Outside of work, David is married with two young children, and enjoys golf and skiing.  He has a degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford.