|J. Robert Lovejoy|
Chairman of the Board. Formerly Senior Advisor, General Counsel and partner of Coatue Management LLC (asset management company). Previously Managing Director of Groton Partners LLC (private merchant bankers) (2006 - 2009); Senior Managing Director of Ripplewood Holdings LLC (private equity firm) (2000 - 2006); Managing Director and General Partner of Lazard Freres (investment bankers) (1984 - 1999); and Partner of Davis Polk & Wardwell (law firm).
|Georg R. Rafael|
Non-executive Vice-Chairman of the Board. Managing Director of Rafael Group S.A.M., a holding company for hotel investments and the development of international deluxe hotel properties. Previously Vice Chairman - Executive Committee of Mandarin Oriental Hotels, having sold Rafael Hotels Ltd, a deluxe hotel company he established in 1986, to Mandarin Oriental in 2000.
|Harsha V. Agadi|
Executive Chairman of Quizno’s, LLC. Previously President and CEO of Church’s Chicken (2004-2009) and prior to that, he was an Industrial Partner at Ripplewood Holdings (a private equity firm). Between 1997 and 2000 Mr Agadi was President and COO of Little Caesar Enterprises. He currently serves as a Director of Crawford & Company and is on the Board of Friendly Ice Cream Corporation and also of Visitors of the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
|John D. Campbell|
Senior Counsel (retired) of Appleby (attorneys). Mr Campbell is also Chairman of the Board of HSBC Bank Bermuda Limited and a Director of Argus Group Holdings Ltd.
|Mitchell Hochberg |
Managing Principal of Madden Real Estate Ventures since March 2007. Previously President and Chief Operating Officer of Ian Schrager Company. Founded and ran Spectrum Communities, developers of luxury home communities in the north eastern United States. Mr. Hochberg is a lawyer and a certified public accountant.
Founded Kennedy Dundas in 2009 (a brand and business consultancy), advising clients in the luxury goods and services sectors to meet their business development objectives. Served as head of Quinlan Private UK from 2006-09 (real estate and private equity group managing commercial and residential properties, including luxury hotels), responsible for opening offices in the UK and establishing the firm’s private client business in Europe. Previously managing director of David Linley and Co. (UK bespoke furniture and design business), responsible for business development. She began her career at S. G. Warburg & Co as an investment banker.
|Prudence M. Leith, CBE, DL|
Noted restaurateur, television broadcaster and author. Served at various times as a non-executive Director on the boards of British Railways, Whitbread PLC, Halifax PLC, Safeway PLC, Woolworths Group PLC, Nations Healthcare Ltd. and Omega Group PLC. Previously founder, owner and managing director of Leith's Group (restaurants, chef school, contract, event and party catering) which was sold to Accor in 1995.
|Philip R. Mengel|
Operating Partner of Snow Phipps Group LLC (private equity firm) since 2007. Previously CEO of United States Can Corporation (2005-2006) and CEO of English, Welsh & Scottish Railway Ltd (EWS) between 1999 and 2003. Prior to EWS he was Chief Executive of Ibstock PLC. He has served as a Director of The Economist Group Ltd since 1999 and formerly served as a Director of Electro-Motive Diesel, Inc.
|John M. Scott III|
Joined Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. in November 2012 from Rosewood Hotels & Resorts where he served as President & CEO since 2003, overseeing a portfolio of 17 ultra-luxury hotels in seven countries. Prior to this he was an MD at Maritz, Wolff & Co for seven years, leading acquisition efforts and asset management for the firm’s private equity real estate group. Previously held management positions in business planning and development at The Walt Disney Company and senior hotel management positions at the Interpacific Group Hong Kong, a private hotel investment and management company.