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Chris Anklin

Two Roads Hospitality

Group Director, Development

Chris Anklin is the Group Director of Development for Two Roads Hospitality – Asia, the world’s largest independent lifestyle hospitality management company. He is responsible for further expanding the company’s hotels portfolio across South East Asia, India and the Middle East by sourcing and negotiating hotel management agreements.

Chris joined Two Roads Hospitality from Bangkok where he held a similar position for one of Thailand’s leading hotel management companies. He has over eight years of consulting experience across EMEA and AsiaPac, during which he advised major international hotel management companies as well as asset management and investment firms within the hospitality industry. Chris was also involved in a hospitality start-up company in Hong Kong which aimed to deliver exceptional experiences to high net worth individuals.

Chris earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International Hotel Management with a specialization in Hotel Finance from Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Switzerland. He has written and published several articles on the hospitality industry and previously served as the EHL Alumni Chapter President for Great Britain. As a dual Swiss/Norwegian citizen, Chris has spent over 20 years in Asia.

Chris's Sessions

Tuesday - 15th May 2018
14:50 - 15:40
14:50 - 15:40
Breakout rooms

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Chris Anklin, Group Director, Development, Two Roads Hospitality

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