ILHA Leadership
Advisory Board

Meet our Hospitality Association key stakeholders including President and Directors. Get Advice from our leadership board when becoming a member of The ILHA.

Barak Hirschowitz

President
The International Luxury Hotel Association
Board Member

Ted Teng

Past President
The Leading Hotels of the World
Board Member

Rohit Verma

Executive Director
Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures
Board Member

Mathew Evins

Chairman & CEO
Evins Communications
Speaker Board Member

Phil Keb

Executive Vice President
Gencom
Speaker Board Member

Bridget Tran

Founder
The Transformation Groupe
Mentor Speaker Board Member

Brent Smith

Professor
Emerson College
Board Member

Chelsey Leffet

Senior Vice President
HVS
Speaker Board Member NE Chapter

Colin Cowie

CEO
Colin Cowie Lifestyle
Speaker Board Member

Ofra Gelman

Principal
Dwell Design Studio
Speaker Board Member NE Chapter

Romy Bhojwani

Hospitality Portfolio Management
Brookfield Asset Management
Speaker Board Member NE Chapter

Anna Domingo

Founder
PADZZLE
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

Rika Lisslö

Vice President Acquisitions & Development
Hyatt
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

Michael Brod

Managing Director
Rechler Equity Partners
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

Chris King

Chief Development Officer
Salamander Hotels & Resorts
Board Member NE Chapter

Jessica Hahr

Senior Project Manager
Lehrer Cumming
Board Member NE Chapter

Rachel Rothman

Head of Hotels Research & Data Analytics
CBRE
Mentor Speaker Board Member NE Chapter

Barbara Cohen Azzinaro

President and Owner
Cohen Azzinaro Associates, LLC
Board Member NE Chapter

David Israel

Senior Vice President
hotelAVE
Speaker Board Member

Robert Burnett

Founder & President
BURNETT PARTNERS
Board Member

Brett Hochberg

Associate, Hospitality & Leisure Practice
Paul Hastings LLP
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

Matthew Arrants

Executive Vice President
Pinnacle Advisory Group
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

Pedram Saif

VP, Investor Relations & Strategy
Playa Hotels & Resorts
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

Gloria Fu

Independent Board Director
PropTech Investment Corporation II
Mentor Speaker Board Member NE Chapter

Joseph Yi

Chief Investment Officer
Real Hospitality Group
Mentor Board Member NE Chapter

David Goldstone

Chief Customer Advocate and Senior Vice President
World Cinema, Inc.
Speaker Board Member

Peter Kressaty

Global Director of Residences
Private Company
Board Member

Amy Zocchi

Event Commitee Chair, ILHA NEA Chapter
Rachael Rothman Consulting
NE Chapter

Marc Dardenne

Chief Operating Officer, Luxury Brands, Europe
Accor Hotels
EU Chapter

Alexi Khajavi

Managing Director EMEA
Questex
EU Chapter

Christophe Piffaretti

Chief Development Officer
Kempinski Hotels
EU Chapter

Valerie De Corte

Global Alliance & Partnership Director
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne
Speaker EU Chapter

Caroline Domange-Harding

CEO
OCTANS PARIS
EU Chapter

Christophe Laure

Area General Manager
InterContinental Paris Le Grand
EU Chapter

Alex Sogno

CEO & Senior Hotel Asset Manager
Global Asset Solutions
EU Chapter

Sara Le Balc h

Owner & Founder Crescent Lanes Procurement
CRESCENT LANES
EU Chapter

Alexandre Almeida

President, Alexandre Almeida Hoteis, Portugal
Alexandre Almeida Hoteis
EU Chapter

Tomas Feier

General Manager - Deluxe & Premium Hotels
The Walt Disney Company
EU Chapter
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