Michael is currently a member of the HSMAI APAC Commercial Advisory Board.
A Senior Executive with over 25 years in the hotel industry accomplished in building and leading highly effective teams that consistently drive hotel performance and profitable revenues.
Michael is currently Chief Commercial Officer of Minor Hotels and leads the strategic direction of their Global/Regional/Hotel Marketing, Sales, PR, Loyalty, Digital/eCommerce, Revenue Management and Customer Contact Centres.
He is highly effective in managing market shifts and disrupters as well as developing strategies to optimise new opportunities.
He is accomplished in building new international brands as well as developing customer-orientated products/experiences.
Michael is skilled in delivering projects on time/on budget and successfully managing cross-functional teams.
He is Chairman of the Global Hotel Alliance Strategy Board.