In my former life I’ve travelled the world with a myriad of marketing and communications roles, opening luxury hotels, resorts, spas and Michelin-star restaurants.

I am proud to have successfully launched three North American brands in the Middle East (W Hotels, Bliss Spa and Jean-Georges Vongerichten in Doha, Qatar); and two Asian brands in Europe (Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts and Jiva Spa in London ).

Scroll down to see how, when and where.