Billy Skelli-Cohen
Billy Skelli-Cohen
Lore Group

Billy Skelli-Cohen is a seasoned hospitality industry professional, with experience investing and asset managing hotels in most major European markets for the past 15 years.

Billy started his hospitality career with Great Hotels Organisation as a consultant. In 2007, Billy joined the hotel investment team at BNP Paribas Real Estate where he advised on M&A deals exceeding €1billion. Billy subsequently joined Voyager Partners; a hotel investment fund focused on five star properties.

Billy joined Global Holdings in the fall of 2010 as the Head of the Hotels team and has subsequently become CEO of the Lore Group, the hotel arm of Global Holdings. The Lore Group is an international hospitality company operating in the United States and Europe. The Lore Collection is comprised of properties in key cities that are independently designed, transformed, managed, and operated. The Lore Group also oversees properties created and managed by some of the leading brands in our industry.

Billy holds a marketing degree from Florida International University and an MBA with a concentration in Finance from Cass Business School University of London.

Speaking at International Hospitality Investment Forum

Evolution of the Asset Management Function and its Benefit to Hotel Investment

Whilst often maligned, the Asset Management function has proved to be a critical part of the hotel operation, driving performance and value.