Director, Colliers International
Over a career that spans more than 28 years Ben has developed his expertise within the sector working in a variety of management roles in a diverse range of hotel properties and brands.
At the start of his career, post-graduation and after a number of years as a Graduate Trainee for Commonwealth Hotels of Canada, Ben quickly advanced into General Manager roles and subsequently became Regional Director with various private and branded management companies.
Ben has significant experience in the implementation of capital investment programmes as well as maximising the return on investment for Colliers’ clients. He has had responsibility for the asset management of Central and Eastern European properties in Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic and Slovakia, as well as luxury properties across Western Europe.
Ben is well versed in Operator Selections as well as management and franchise contract negotiations.
He is tasked with driving improved performance of these properties and investigating opportunities for generating additional cash flow and revenue. Through the identification of operational strengths and weaknesses he has achieved outstanding results for Colliers clients and continues to help grow and support their investments.