Philip Bacon
Philip Bacon
Director, Planning and Development & Valuations
Horwath HTL

Chartered Accountant and member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with over 35 years’ experience in professional business advisory services and general management in a wide range of independently-managed and publicly-listed international companies.
Comprehensive experience over more than 25 years of all aspects of hotel and resort development and operations, with particular expertise in residential business models and mixed use developments, managing projects and cross-functional international teams during development, start up and operational launch
Personally involved in the development of luxury branded residences involving brands such as Mandarin Oriental, Four Seasons, Fairmont, Jumeirah and Armani.
15 years’ international consulting experience of hotel valuations and feasibility studies, operator search, asset management and strategic business planning to owners, lenders and operators across Europe as well as in Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean
Visiting lecturer at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne - Online MBA Program (Hotel Budgeting & Forecasting).
Combines the highest standards of objective business analysis with an inspirational level of innovation and creativity

Speaking at Adjacent Spaces

Reinventing the Inventory: Convert, Rebuild, Repurpose

Panellists explore converting distressed assets for alternative uses. Is a hotel still the best use of an owner's property? In some areas, conversion into student accommodation, serviced apartment or senior living accommodation may be a more profitable and sustainable strategy.