Our People

Hospitality is simply about people...
please meet some of ours below:

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    Richard Martin

    Operations Director

    A Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, Richard brings over thirty five years of hotel experience which includes multi-site General Management, hotel development, project management and building pre-opening teams across both branded hotels and leisure resorts.

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    Mike Aspinall


    A Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute, Mike is an experienced Hotel Developer and has partnered with world leading brands, including Hilton Worldwide and Marriott International, to source and deliver multiple projects across the UK and Ireland.

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    Dave Marshall


    An experienced entrepreneur and marketer, Dave is the founder of Propiteer which is involved in twenty six property projects with a combined Gross Development Value of over £850m.

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    Colin Sandy


    A Chartered tax advisor with a Doctor of Letters (Hon Dlitt) from the Claude Littner Business School, Colin’s notable career includes twenty five years as Lord Alan Sugar’s Finance Director in the Amshold Group.

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    David Gaynor

    Construction Director

    David is a seasoned contractor with over forty years of experience and expertise. With a focus on high-end property construction, he has managed high-profile international projects at the most senior level, including iconic sovereign developments in the Middle East.

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    Ewan Steele

    Operations Manager

    Ewan brings a wealth of General Management experience within the hospitality sector, having led large teams across a diverse range of hotel assets for multi-national organisations, charities and independent business owners.

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    Alison Franks

    Sales Director

    A talented communicator and relationship builder, Alison has over twenty five years experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development. Her senior leadership roles span both branded and unbranded hotel assets, and she has held national responsibility for sales teams across thirty one hotels.