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Current Responsibilities
In his role as Executive Vice President of JLL's Hotels & Hospitality Group based in the Bangkok office, Bob focuses his energy on providing planning, technical services and project management support and hotel development/renovation expertise on advisory and transactional assignments across Asia Pacific and supports the PDS business on major hotel projects and / or involving major JLL clients.     

Experience
As a well-respected and highly-regarded real estate professional, Bob brings over 30 years of professional experience with the majority of his career focused in the hospitality sector. He been involved in hotel development, renovation, acquisitions and disposals in the Asia Pacific region since the early 1990’s. He has worked extensively across the planning, delivery and operation stages of hotels and resorts in Australia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Maccau, Mauritius, Myanmar, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.

 
With thirty years’ experience and through his varied experience in many jurisdictions, he has acquired a rounded knowledge as an Owner, Operator and Consultant that has enabled him to undertake the roles of Owners Representative, Development Manager, Project Manager and Technical Advisor. He is Owner focused with a holistic approach that considers whole life costs and maximizing commercial returns. He has also provided technical representation for a number of hotel groups, major funds and financial institutions in the arena of acquisition or disposal of hotel assets.

Positions
In his most recent post, Bob served as a Vice President, Property Services, Asia Pacific for Outrigger Hotels & Resorts, where he was responsible for the group’s construction and renovation projects around the region as well as technical due diligence activities related to the Group’s property acquisition. Prior to Outrigger, Bob was a Partner in a Bangkok-based consultancy firm following a 20+ year tenure with a leading global consultancy firm, EC Harris.

Education and Affiliations
Bob holds at BTEC Higher National Certificate in Building Studies completing his institutional exams at The University of the Southbank, London​.