New York Palace Hotel 1995 - 1997 Owner’s Representative
Purchased by the Brunei Investment Authority, Amedeo Hotel Group acting as asset managers.
Key member of the management team responsible for the $120M renovation of the 55 story, 950 room, 5* Star Hotel, including the renovation of the interiors of the landmark historic Villard House.
Linczyc Oppenheim Architects 1991 – 1995 Principal & Co-Founder
Established innovative UK architectural and interiors practice focused on offices, retail, residential
Asahi Juken Company 1990 – 1991 Senior Architect
The European headquarters of a leading Japanese developer of condominiums, hotels and golf courses.
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 1989 – 1990 Senior Architect
London office of one of the most influential global multi-disciplinary architecture and engineering firms.
GMW Partnership 1985 - 1988 Senior Architect
Prestigious UK practice with award-winning experience on offices, urban redevelopment and airports.
University of Dundee, Scotland 1982 - 1987
Bachelor of Science (Arch) Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) ARB Chartered Architect (UK)
Industrial Design Excellence Award 2000 Samba Grill, Las Vegas
Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design 2001 Alma de Cuba, Philadelphia
Gold Key Awards for Excellence in Hospitality Design 2002 Blue Fin, New York
Hospitality Design Winner Upscale Hotel Award 2004 Westminster Hotel, New Jersey
Boutique Design Conference, New York 2012 Hi Tech High Touch
DesignInn Symposium, Sydney, Australia 2012 The Asian Century
International Hotel Investment Forum, Macau 2011 Great Design Good Business
US Chamber of Commerce, Houston 2010 US Saudi Design Symposium
HD Boutique Exposition, Miami 2008 Boutique Design What’s Next
Mobilizing, mentoring and motivating multi-disciplinary teams
for 25+ years
to consistently deliver authentic, remarkable and sustainable experiences and environments across
different cultures, markets and industries.
DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY / BRANDING Led world-class consultants to deliver feasibility study for$300m mixed-usedevelopment in under 5 months. KEO INTERNATIONAL Principal-In-Chargeof 100 member multi-disciplinaryteam for $4bn Presidential Palace Project, Abu Dhabi. WILSON ASSOCIATES Mobilized PM/CM teams to complete$250m of construction on multiplenew build and renovationprojects across the US.
MORGANS HOTEL GROUP
Grew managementand operations team fromZero to 65in 3 months. KUSHNER COMPANIES Generated over $35mof billable revenue in US, Chinaand Middle Eastduring 5 year plan. WILSON ASSOCIATES Authored and presenteddevelopment strategy to Government of Antigua with $60m+ direct economic impact. PICO PRO