Jonathan is CoFounder of HotStats, The Annual Hotel Conference, and Adsertor in each of which he retains an active advisory role. HotStats is the only provider of full hotel profit and loss benchmarking services on a monthly basis and has been established for 20 years. It is prevalent in EMEA and is now launched in the USA. The Annual Hotel Conference is a highly successful event held in Manchester in October attracting 800+ delegates and was acquired by Questex in summer of 2016. Adsertor is a unique system of highly sophisticated data analytics to identify and target hotel demand with bespoke marketing techniques.
From 2013 to 2016 Jonathan was a Senior Director in the CBRE Hotels Europe, Africa and the Middle East team and COO of the UK business. During this time he helped to grow the business from 50 to 130 professionals to support a dramatic increase in revenues. Prior to joining CBRE Hotels, Jonathan was Managing Director of and the major shareholder in TRI Hospitality Consulting, a position he held from 1996 up to the time that the firm was acquired by CBRE Hotels.
Jonathan is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, a member of the Editorial Board of Hospitality Magazine as well as a Patron of The Edge Hotel School. A graduate of the University of Surrey at which he has held posts of Industrial Fellow and Visiting Fellow, he is a commentator on the industry in the press and broadcast media and a regular speaker, moderator and panelist at conferences.