Meet the Management Team
The enthusiasm, energy and expertise of our management team, working in partnership with our hotel members, contribute significantly to their overall success. In order to maintain our marketing edge, we engage and work with the very best people in their respective fields, who are passionate about what we do. We share the same vision and commitment so that our customers will want to return again and again.
Len Louis MA FCIM FTS MIoD - Chief Executive
Previously worked for H. J. Heinz; The Pillsbury Company; Cadbury Schweppes; Allied-Lyons Hotel Division, Jarvis Hotels, Best Western Hotels and Pegasus Solutions
Lee Linford BA (Hons) - Creative Development Director
Previously worked for Bray Leino ad agency; Best Western Hotels; Virgin Atlantic; Superdrug and Mad Moose Press Publishing.
Jean Hart - Finance Director
Previously worked for French Bank of Southern Africa; Volkskas Merchant Bank; Johannesburg Trade & Industry; Murray & Roberts Light Industries Group; and Denver Technical Products (Pty).
Bob Cotton BSc (Hons), OBE - Non Executive Director
Previously worked for Gardner Merchat; Sodexo UK; Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and British Hospitality Association (BHA).
Nicola Rhone BA (Hons) - Director of Marketing
Previously worked with Fujitsu Siemens before joining The Hotel Partnership, working across company departments and products in both consumer and corporate markets.
Richard Dodd FCA - Non Executive Director
Previously worked for Roberts White; AE Genet Ltd.; Jolliffes; Grant Thornton and Menzies Chartered Accountants.
Emma-Marie Wydenbach BSc (Hons) - Director of Sales
Previously worked with Jarvis Hotels; Imperial Tobacco; Welsh Rugby Union; Inter-continental Hotels (IHG) and Marriott Hotels & Resorts.
Della Cogan - Director of Membership Development
Previously worked with Yamanouchi International; Government of Ontario; Frost & Sullivan Conference Division; TDM Marketing; First Choice Holidays; Pestana Hotels; Sheraton Hotels; and a wine company & visitor centre.
Jane Withey - Director of Conferences & Events
Previously worked with Allied Dunbar Assurance; Scottish Life; Plan It Computer Recruitment and Red Sky Events.
Tom Chaston BA (Hons) - Director of Systems & Connectivity
Previously worked with Walt Disney World Company, Florida; The LIVE Organisation; Millennium Hotels & Resorts; and Nike Group Hotels.
Hayley Flood - Manager-Agency Sales
Previously worked with Thomas Cook; Westac power Ltd.; House of Fraser; Actuate Business Solutions and Avnet IT Technology Solutions.
Sally Holloway - Reservations & Groups Manager
Previously worked with the Burton Group and in various roles within the Hospitality Industry in the UK and Australia.
Danielle Read - Manager-Agency Sales
Previously worked with Hayley Conferences and later with Principal Hayley.
Matthew Naylor - Manager-eDistribution & Systems
Previously worked with companies in the building trade and PC World before joining The Hotel Partnership, working across company departments and products.
Debbie Ketelaars - Web Development Manager
Previously worked for Beith Digital; Lithotech Communications; Interface Media; as a freelance graphic & web designer for digital media design, marketing & advertising agencies; and STL Group plc.