Our Executive Hotel Management Team has amassed a wealth of hotel management experience… Our Executive Hotel Management Team has amassed a wealth of hotel management experience in both hotel operations and hotel finance over the years. Our experience in the mid market sector dates back over 27 years operating our own hotels and managing others. We are a small team, fleet footed and able to move quickly. Decisions are made quickly in response to client requirements.

Julian Tee was a Management Trainee with the Savoy Group of Hotels & Restaurants for five years from 1990, including one year at The Phoenician Resort in Arizona, USA. Having been a part of the opening team of the Royal Garden Hotel  in Kensington in  1998, he spent two and a half years as Conference & Banqueting Manager at Turnberry Hotel in Scotland. He joined Compass Hotels Ltd in April 1998 as General Manager at Manor House Hotel in Cheshire and was appointed Chief Executive in August 2000. A career resume is attached for reference.

Nicholas Carlton joined TSB Scotland as a graduate entrant in 1985 and undertook a wide range of branch and Head Office roles as part of his trainee programme. He was admitted as a member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers in Scotland in 1989. Following the merger with Lloyds Bank he spent five years in a senior management role within the new retail head office working in a specialist finance / human resources capacity. He joined Compass Hotels in July 2002 and was appointed Finance Director & Company Secretary.

Strategic Advice and Consultancy It takes an experienced hotel owner and operator firstly to understand the daily challenges of running a successful hotel, and then to produce winning strategies and actions to boost profitability and standards. Fortunately, Compass Hotels has experienced industry professionals who are able to give advice, support and assistance to the hotel trade. Two tiers of this service are available: Tier 1: Detailed assessment of the current operation, with Review, Critique and Report on the current status:

At the end of the review period we will produce a report with recommendations. Our report will be: A focused review of your current business and operations; Assessment of market position compared to the competition; Recommendations on priority issues / areas for business improvement. Tier 2: Ongoing Review and Mentoring Support for Hotel Management following the initial assessment.

Once a detailed assessment of the business has been undertaken, Compass Hotels can continue to support Management through a review and mentoring support programme, giving comfort to Management that a support network is in place off which to bounce ideas, discuss issues and appraise actions.

The frequency and duration of the tier 2 service is open to discussion.