Peter Starks

Ambassador

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.

Team

David Russell

David Russell

Founder and Chairman

Michelle Harbour

Michelle Harbour

Office of the Chairman

Darren Moore

Country Director (United Arab Emirates)

Peter Lucas

Executive Director

Peter Russell

Operations Director

James Nichols

Consultant

David Barry

Consultant

James Johnson

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Gary Marshall

Consultant

James Stanley

Consultant

Charlotte Harbour

Head of Innovations

Caroline Hawkins

Caroline Hawkins

Consultant

Laurence McCarthy

Consultant

Sue Creed

Consultant

Gabriele Miliani

Gabriele Miliani

Consultant

Neil Johnson

Consultant

Neil Stratton

Neil Stratton

Consultant

Sian Kingsman

Administrator

Gemma Margetson

Administrative Lead

Chris Orme

Operations Manager

Cherrelle Wallace

Finance

Janine Ramsay

Interior Design Consultant

Nicola Lafford

Finance

Heidi Anaya

Head of Education

Joyce Ann Starks

Ambassador

Chris Royle

Chris Royle

Project Analyst

Winnie

Office Dog

Dotty

Office Dog

Loki

Office Dog