Douglas Grant - DGA BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT: HOTEL & LEISURE SECTOR
HELPING CLIENTS MOVE PROJECTS FORWARD SINCE 1998
The focus of this business is to assist owners and investors in the appraisal, acquisition, development and subsequent asset management of hotel and leisure related assets.
Services include market appraisals, commercial due diligence, representing owners and foreign based companies and assistance in projects and selecting the right operator.
Tel: 00442089776606 E Mail: email@example.com
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Career Background and Profile: Douglas Grant Associates Ltd (now trading as DGA Business Development-Hotels & Leisure) was established in 1998 following a career of 20 years focused on the hospitality and property sectors. This includes working for major international companies in commercial, consultancy, and deal orientated roles. Since establishing DGA he has developed a proven track record of working with investors and operators in moving projects forward to help develop their businesses.
Douglas has an extensive network of professionals in the wider hospitality tourism and travel sectors when other skills are needed fror a project.
He has language ability in Portuguese and Spanish and his Career Profile includes experience with: Nomura International plc 1991-1998 (The Principal Finance Group);Nomura Research International (Industry Specialist)-these periods included working in an Owners representative role on a seconded basis to owned businesses : Phoenix Inns & Wizard Inns Horwath & Horwath (Consulting) Ltd - Senior Consultant and Hotel & Leisure Industry Experience (various roles including Front Office Duty Management Development and Sales and Marketing) with Gleneagles/ the New Piccadilly Hotel; Inter Continental Hotels / Grand Metropolitan; Forte plc; Hilton Hotels; Lowndes Hotel.
Qualifications and industry affiliations include: BSc (Hons) University of Surrey, Hotel, Catering & Tourism Admin; Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (MCIM); Member, Institute of Hospitality ; Member, The Executive Network; Member, Institute of Directors.
Previous Board Experience: Supervisory Board, Jalta Hotel; Management Board, Phoenix Inns; He is also an Associate member of Hotel Investment Advisors.
DGA is supported by Gillian Grant, a University of Exeter graduate in Spanish and French (BA Hons) with a career background in international banking including three years at the Bank of New York as a Credit Analyst and Marketing Officer. Her previous roles included market and financial analysis for commercial clients (various industry sectors) and financial institutions for submission of loan proposals seeking Credit Committee approval. Gillian supports the business in market research and administration. When specific projects require additional resource or specific expertise, DGA works closely with qualified and reputable Associates, all with in depth industry specific experience.