The 'A' in 'DGA' represents the Consulting Alliance we have helped form, Arc Consulting Partners which brings together a wide range of skills and an overarching approach to the Hospitality, Real Estate and Tourism sectors but also our long standing Associates -those with whom we also have a long term working relationship and provide specialist expertise or specific market knowledge
Arc Consulting Partners brings together specialist skills and disciplines with wide-ranging application for project delivery and their subsequent asset management. It represents the ‘new normal’ of virtual consultancies-a multi disciplinary group of experienced independent professionals with established track records -providing research,concept design and planning, cost appraisal, project management and transaction related services. A more comprehensive set of solutions for today’s markets and clients.
LYNN THOMASON -TOURISM /HOTEL SOLUTIONS www.hotelsolutions.org.uk
Lynn heads this specialist development consultancy that focuses on assessing the potential for hotel and visitor accommodation development in UK destinations through delivering demand appraisals for public and private sector clients including Hotel Futures Studies. These identify hotel needs in various locations for local authorities at regional county city or district level, and provide industry trends and developer requirements to enable destinations to plan effectively to meet future market growth.
CONOR O’BROIN - FINANCIAL FRONT/LVV CAPITAL www.financialfront.co.uk; http//lvvcapital.com
Conor runs Financial Front Ltd., the London-based core member firm of LVV Capital that has offices in London,Dublin and Dusseldorf and US associations. His expertise covers all aspects of advisory and transaction services including Negotiation on deal issues, Restructuring, Management of the sales processes of a business and Succession Planning.
WILLIAM VAN LEEUWEN -SHERRARD DEVELOPMENT – www.sherrard.eu
William heads Sherrard which specialised in real estate development and consultancy. The company has offices in London and Rome, and associated offices in Milan, Amsterdam and Lisbon. The company manages and coordinates property acquisitions, planning and development, financing and investment, architectural design and construction across hotels, resorts, and student housing.
GEOFF PARKINSON-HOTEL INVESTMENT ADVISORS -www.hotelinvestmentadvisors.com
Geoff heads this specialist hotel asset management company focused on actively helping owners to manage their assets and create value from their hotel investments. Formerly head of a number of international hospitality consulting firms he has advised and represented many operating groups, investors and financial institutions with interests in the sector. He is also a Director of Xtreme Hotels.