UK / EMEA
UK / EMEA
From 2006-2008, he was the Managing Director of MacDonald Hotels and Resorts, with full P&L remit for £75m revenue and a workforce of 1,400, and was at the helm of an executive team operationally and strategically responsible for regional development in areas of sales, management, finance, HR and training.
He has a successful track record in general management in 5-star hotels and resorts, having been GM of the Sheraton Grand Hotel and OneSpa and The Park Lane Hotel in London and Executive Assistant manager at the Sheraton Algarve Resort, Luxury Collection, Pine Cliffs, Portugal. Early in his career, he formed part of the Due Diligence team for the integration of 10 properties from Ciga to Starwood Hotels and Resorts, and project managed hotel development projects in Turkey and England.
Peter Murphy’s past and present associations include board member of Golf Tourism Scotland, Chairman and trustee of the Hospitality Industry Trust and board member of the Edinburgh Tourist Board. He has also been a member of Luxury & Connoisseurs Scotland, Chairman of Edinburgh Principles Hotels Association. He is also a board member of Essex Tourism.