Peter Starks


Peter Starks

Peter brings to the collection experience across 30 countries in positions as private club manager, vice-president of a restaurant group, general manager of four and five-star hotels, and regional director of Marriott Hotels for Europe and MENA.

In government, he served as a co-director of the Geneva-based United Nations tourism development branch for emerging nations.

In hospitality education, Peter has lectured in 12 universities, was interim dean of the Hague Hotel School Holland, and is currently an advisory board member for three universities.

With combined experience in global industry, government, and education, Peter brings a pragmatic and creative approach to consulting initiatives in project concept and strategy; feasibility & financing; branding and marketing; facilities and service design; and asset management.

He is a recognized leader in high return-on-training investments, using hospitality business simulations and bespoke online learning.

Peter is a graduate of the Cornell School of Hotel Administration and holds an MSc. and MBA from Webster University, Switzerland. He is a member of both the International Society of Hotel Consultants and the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International, and an elected fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, UK.


David Russell

David Russell

Founder and Chairman

Michelle Harbour

Office of the Chairman


Peter Russell

Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer

Darren Tse

Country Director (UK & Europe)

Darren Moore

Country Director (United Arab Emirates)

James Nichols


David Barry


James Johnson


Charlotte Harbour

Head of Nutrition and Nutritional Therapist

Deborah Cordiner

UAE Senior Consultant

James Ellerby

Consultant & Head of Training Development

Jeremy Taylor

Jeremy Taylor

Senior Consultant

Peter Lucas


Kirsty Stanley-Hughes

KSH Managing Director

Gabriele Miliani

Gabriele Miliani


Neil Stratton


Craig Rattray


Neil Johnson


Heidi Anaya

Head of Education


Jessica Kanerva

Registered Nutritional Therapist and Nutritionist (BSc mBANT CNHC)

Hillary Carroll

Registered Nutritional Therapist (BSc mBANT rCNHC)

April Gutensohn

Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist mBANT CNHC

Hannah Bourne

ANTA Registered Nutritional Therapist

Sian Sharp


Gemma Margetson

Administrative Lead

Chris Orme


Cherrelle Wallace


Janine Ramsay

Interior Design Consultant

Anders Justenlund

Russell Partnership Technology Trainer

Hjalte Mansa

Russell Partnership Technology Trainer

John Fong

Russell Partnership Technology Trainer

Lynn Bruines

Russell Partnership Technology Trainer

Joyce Ann Starks



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