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2014 Advisory Board


From the very outset of producing IHIF our mission is to create the hotel investment event for the market by the market. The IHIF Advisory Board meet in Lausanne, Geneva each year. Made up of representatives from all across the industry and across the globe, the Advisory Board members shape the content and direction of IHIF. We are very grateful to the valuable time that these members of our industry give us.


David Bailey Senior Director CBRE Hotels
Nawfal Bendefa Managing Director Actif Invest
Philippe Bonjean  Development Manager Europe & Africa  Hilton Worldwide
Andrea Brandenberger Director, Business Development, Analysis and Strategic Planning Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group
Nima Davoodzadeh Vice President Development – Europe & UK Wyndham Hotel Group
Andreas Ewald Director - Real Estate M&A and Capital Markets Services Ernst & Young
Mathew Evins Chairman Evins
Marc Finney Director - International Hotels and Resorts Colliers International
Richard Garland Director of Business Development Richmond International Design
Abigail Goldsborough Director of Development Marketing, Europe IHG
Kerry Gumas President and CEO Questex Media Group LLC
Christoph Hager Associate Director Development Europe Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc
Tim Helliwell Head of Hotel Finance, Hospitality & Leisure Team Barclays
Robert Herr Area General Manager IHG Berlin
Simon I'Anson Vice President Global Marketing Swisscom Hospitality Services
Ray F Ilunius Director of Business Development & Marketing EHL
Omer Isvan President Servotel Corporation
Bruno Juin Director BNP Paribas Real Estate Hotels
Puneet Kanuga Associate Director HVS Hodges Ward Elliott
Wilma Kellermann-Baans VP Business Development Steigenberger Hotel Group
Tuomas Laakso Vice President International Hotel Planning Marriott International
Jonathan Leah  Senior Associate Woods Bagot
Andreas Loecher Head of Acquisition & Sales Investment Management Hotels Union Investment Real Estate GmbH
Ian Mackie Vice President of Spa Operations ESPA International
Peter Malone   Madison Mayfair
Christabelle Morgan-Desouches VP Marketing & Communication Hotel Development Accor
Muriel Muirden Vice President of Strategy WATG
Michael O'Hare Managing Director Horwath HTL
Joanne Owen Partner DLA Piper
Thomas Page UK Head of Hotels & Leisure Group CMS
Adam Powell Director, Travel Hospitality and Leisure Deloitte
Elizabeth Winkle Managing Director STR Global
Jacob Rasin Analyst - Business Intelligence Pandox AB
Michel Rochat General Director EHL
Bahram Sadr-Hashemi Director Azure Hotel Operations Ltd
Ashley Scott Senior Director AECOM
Andreas Scriven Director and Head of Consultancy Christie + Co
Saar Sharon VP, Asset Management Park Plaza Hotels Europe
Marc Socker Senior Director - Hotel Fund Management Invesco Real Estate
Tim Stoyle Head of Hotel Valuations Savills
Andrew Taylor Head of Leisure RBS Commercial Banking
Sandra Thiel Partner Clifford Chance
Robert van der Graaf Regional Vice President Full Licence EMEA WorldHotels AG
Angus Wade Executive VP - Hotels & Hospitality Group Jones Lang LaSalle
Willy Weiland Managing Director Solutions dot WG
Michael Widmann Managing Director PKF hotelexperts GmbH
Andre Witschi President of the Board of Governors EHL
Dr. Edward O. Wojakovski Chief Executive Officer Tonstate
Sean Worker Chief Executive Officer BridgeStreet Worldwide
Jonathan Worsley Chairman Bench Events