Heidi Anaya

Head of Education, Russell Partnership Technology

Heidi Anaya

Heidi has provided simulation support to educational institutions since 2011 and has worked with hospitality educators in over 20 countries.  Prior to joining the team, Heidi’s career in the hospitality industry began in 1991 and has included leadership roles in Operations, Sales, and Human Resources.

Heidi is a trainer of the Certification in Hospitality Business Acumen from the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) and facilitates a number of on-line courses per year in industry.   She has also been a guest lecturer at several hotel schools, both in person and on-line, in the area of Strategic Revenue Management.

Since 2015, Heidi has organized and facilitated the annual EuroCHRIE Challenge, a student competition open to hotel schools in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.  Combining on-line learning with simulation competition, the Challenge offers students the ability to achieve their Hospitality Business Acumen certification and win cash prizes.

Heidi holds an Associate’s Degree (with Honours) in Hotel & Restaurant Administration from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology in her native Calgary, Alberta (Canada).

Heidi was the 2018 STR Bridging the Gap Award recipient, which is presented to an industry professional who works to bring industry and education closer together.  She is passionate about giving back to education and uses her extensive knowledge and experience to best guide educators and students alike.

Team

David Russell

David Russell

Founder and Chairman, The Russell Partnership Collection

Michelle Harbour

Michelle Harbour

Office of the Chairman, Russell Partnership Collection

Darren Moore

Darren Moore

Country Director (United Arab Emirates)

Peter Lucas

Peter Lucas

Executive Director, Russell Partnership Technology

Peter Russell

Peter Russell

Operations Director, Russell Partnership Technology

James Nichols

James Nichols

Consultant, Russell Partnership Collection

David Barry

David Barry

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

James Johnson

James Johnson

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

James Stanley

James Stanley

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Charlotte Harbour

Charlotte Harbour

Head of Innovations, Russell Partnership Consulting

Caroline Hawkins

Caroline Hawkins

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Laurence McCarthy

Laurence McCarthy

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Sue Creed

Sue Creed

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Gabriele Miliani

Gabriele Miliani

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Neil Johnson

Neil Johnson

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Neil Stratton

Neil Stratton

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Gemma Margetson

Gemma Margetson

Administrator, The Russell Partnership Collection

Nicola Lafford

Nicola Lafford

Finance, Russell Partnership Collection

Peter Starks

Peter Starks

Ambassador, Russell Partnership Technology

Joyce Starks

Joyce Ann Starks

Ambassador, Russell Partnership Technology

Chris Royle

Chris Royle

Research and Projects, Russell Partnership Consulting

Winnie

Office Dog

Dotty

Office Dog

Loki

Office Dog