ABOUT US

PASSION DRIVES

At Elements HSC, our work is driven by a deep and ardent passion for hospitality. With over 30 years in luxury hospitality, across all key disciplines, Elements aims to impart invaluable experience, knowledge and resources to discerning and likeminded partners.

OWNERSHIP DRIVEN PARTNERSHIP

We take pride in our hands-on, culturally competent approach, that delivers incisive, customized, and actionable results. From developing strategy and brand identity for a new property or hotel group, to tailoring bespoke guest experiences, the Elements team promises thoughtful, intentional and well-informed recommendations that align with our clients' needs and goals.

HOLISTIC EXPERTISE

Our cores of passion and experience result in world-class standards of consulting in Hotel Operations, New Property Design, Development and Business strategies, Technical Services, Leadership and Organizational Management, Financial, Sales and Marketing Management, Culture & Diversity Communication, Branding and Guest Experience creation

WHO WE ARE

NEIL PALMER • CEO | Development, Strategy & Operations

Neil leads Elements HSC with extensive leadership experience in the global hotel industry, including a notable four year tenure as CEO and Co-owner of the premium luxury company Per AQUUM Retreats and Resorts. Prior, Neil’s 25-year career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts included time as Senior Vice President- Operations for the Asia Pacific Division where he was exceedingly successful in managing the company’s hotel operations and portfolio development throughout Asia Pacifi .Neil is also co-owner of the new award winning Six Senses Fiji Resort (opened April 2018) on Malolo Island in Fiji.

WHO WE ARE

NEIL PALMER • CEO | Development, Strategy & Operations

Neil leads Elements HSC with extensive leadership experience in the global hotel industry, including a notable four year tenure as CEO and Co-owner of the premium luxury company Per AQUUM Retreats and Resorts. Prior, Neil’s 25-year career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts included time as Senior Vice President- Operations for the Asia Pacific Division where he was exceedingly successful in managing the company’s hotel operations and portfolio development throughout Asia Pacific. Neil is also co-owner of the new award winning Six Senses Fiji Resort (opened April 2018) on Malolo Island in Fiji.

WHO WE ARE

TILESH RATHOD • SVP – Strategy, Finance and Development

Tilesh brings over 20 years of expertise in finance, project development, and corporate legal dealings. He was most recently CFO and CDO of Per AQUUM Retreats and Resorts untill he joined Elements in 2013. Tilesh previously held numerous senior leadership positions with Starwood Hotels & Resorts and Hilton Hotels Corporation

WHO WE ARE

DENNIS HERFT • SVP – Technical Services & Project Development

Dennis has an impressive hospitality development background that includes decades of construction, technical, and project development experience, including 25 years with the Intercontinental Hotels Group, 10 years as Vice President of Project Development & Technical Services for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Asia Pacific, and 4 years as Senior Vice President of Project Development and Technical Services for Per AQUUM Retreats and Resorts.

WHO WE ARE

JACKIE SEAH • SVP | Sales & Marketing

Jackie brings over 20 years' experience in hotel and corporate Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining Elements, Jackie was Vice President Sales for the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group overseeing hotel sales and global/national sales offices in Asia Pacific. Previously, Jackie also held senior sales and marketing leadership roles in Oakwood and Hilton Hotels Corporation. Jackie has been highly successful in driving S&M strategy and execution at corporate and individual hotel level and supporting new property openings

WHO WE ARE

BRIAN WILSON • VP | Technical Services & Project Development

Brian has an impressive hotel industry background with over 30 years of experience spanning all aspects of hotel design, construction, technical services & sustainability. Prior to joining Elements, Brian was 20 years with Starwood Hotels & Resorts, culminating in his role as Vice President Technical Services, Europe Africa & Middle East. Prior to that, Brian worked with Intercontinental Hotels and Hilton Hotels.

WHAT WE DO

• Asset Management Services
• Owner Representative Services
• Project/Deal Identification, Feasibility Studies and Market Research
• New Property Brand Selection and Management Contract Negotiations
• New Property Facilities Planning and Space Planning
• Technical Services
• New Property Concept and Product Creation
• Strategic Hotel Ownership and Management Structuring
• Financial Management & Strategy
• Audit and Analysis of Hotel Operations
• Guest Experience Consulting
• Corporate and Property Sales & Marketing Strategies
• Brand & Identity Design and Development

CONTACT US

Connect with us at enquire@elementshsc.com

OUR EXPERIENCE

OWNER REPRESENTATIVE
OPERATIONS + BRANDING CONSULTING PROJECTS

Under Elements:

• Change management and implementation
of operational structures, standards and
systems for Dorsett Hospitality International.
• Brand strategy, corporate sales structure
and company wide revenue management
discipline implementation for Dorsett
Hospitality International.
• Renegotiation of Starwood Management
Contracts
• Strategic Sales & Marketing planning
and execution for Starwood properties
in Mauritius to facilitate performance
turnaround of underperforming properties.

Per AQUUM:

• Asset management of 7 Starwood
properties (Mauritius, China, Maldives)
• Integral in developing and
implementing all disciplines of
Operations,
Sales & Marketing, Human Resources
and Finance for Per AQUUM and
Universal Hotel group.
• Successful sourcing and negotiation
of new management contracts.

ALSO SEE >> HOTEL PLANNING, DEVELOPMENT + RENOVATION PROJECTS

OUR EXPERIENCE

HOTEL PLANNING,
DEVELOPMENT + RENOVATION PROJECTS

Under Elements:

• Penang Sentral Hotel, Malaysia
• St Regis, Mauritius
• Westin Turtle Bay, Mauritius
• Le Meridian Mauritius
• Le Meridian Mauritius
• Dorsett City, London
• Dorsett Putrajaya, Malaysia
• Dorsett Hermitage, Malaysia
• The Monastery, Tuscany, Italy
• Villa Bottini, Tuscany, Italy

Per AQUUM:

• Villa Bottini, Tuscany, Italy
• Nurai Island, Abu Dhabi
• Sheraton Full Moon, Maldives
• W Resort & Spa, Maldives
• St Regis Li Jiang, China
• Velassaru Resort, Maldives
• Kurumba Resort, Maldives

ALSO SEE >> OWNER REPRESENTATIVE, OPERATIONS + BRANDING CONSULTING PROJECTS