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Design Reviews / Technical Services

Deirdre Renniers (Ambassador)

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Deirdre Renniers is an award-winning interior and environmental designer. Her projects have been cited in the Tatler Awards, Conde Nast Traveller Hot List and TripAdvisor Traveler’s Choice Awards. Her passion for delivering an amazing customer experience through interior environments has taken her into airport lounges and as far as tea plantations.

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Ian Oram

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Ian went back into Private Practice in 2002, after 20 years in the Development and Hotel Industry as both a Consultant in private practice, and also Development Director of a number of Hotel Groups. He has experience working in the UK, Africa, Europe and the Caribbean on a number of new-build and refurbishment hotels and resorts. With degrees in Quantity Surveying and Project Management, Ian offers Technical Services covering the Design of Hotels, as well as Project Management, Construction Financial Control, Quantity Surveying and FF&E Procurement for Hotel Projects.

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Jon Barker

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Jon Barker has 20 years’ professional experience at a senior level working in consultancies, including Peter Leonard Associates, David Davies Associates, Landor and BDG McColl, where he left the position of Creative Director to set up his own practice in 2002.

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Jude Bolger

Jude Bolger

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Jude has been involved in the hospitality industry for over 20 years and has held roles in an operational, advisory and real-estate development context. He specialises in the areas of concept development, strategic planning, feasibility and operator selection across the hotel, gaming and tourism sectors.

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Miguel Ruano (Ambassador)

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Miguel is an expert in assessing hotel and resort opportunities, formulating their USPs, competitive positioning and development strategy and has specialised in project conceptualisation, design management and project management strategy.

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Ranjit Gunewardane

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Ranjit brings cross border experience and a range of multi-disciplinary skills to play in advising clients on all aspects of Design as related to Architecture, Interior Design, Mechanical & Electrical systems, and Landscape Architecture, for all types of hotels and resorts, new build as well as renovation projects. He has extensive specialist knowledge and experience in establishing hotel pre-opening countdown schedules and providing certification in order to render the process seamless. He is highly experienced in providing guidance for co-ordination between the team completing the project and the Hotel Operational Staff and their training.

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