Michael leads Hiltons Development for Southern Africa and Indian Ocean. He is responsible for all aspects of the planning and execution of the growth of all 14 distinct Hilton brands across Southern Africa and Indian Ocean.
Within his over 29 years of experience in the hotel industry, Michael has held senior roles in hotel operations, project design, turnkey developments, consultancy, and corporate development strategy. Prior to Hilton, he was Director Acquisitions and Development, Sub Sahara Africa for Starwood Hotels & Resorts as well as Marriott International. Apart from his consultancy roles Michael has held various Senior managerial positions in Southern Sun, Sun International and Legacy.
Michael holds a National Diploma hospitality management from Wits Hotel School and enjoys golf, cycling, squash, tennis and fine wines.