Our Development Leadership Team helps ensure that Hilton remains one of the world’s fastest-growing hotel companies.
Based in London, Patrick has led the rapid expansion of Hilton’s portfolio of brands throughout Europe and Africa, achieving the company’s largest development pipeline for the region to date. Since the Blackstone acquisition in 2007, the number of trading properties has increased by +120 (80%) to +270 trading hotels; the number of properties under development across Europe and Africa has increased by +260% to more than 150.
Patrick was appointed to the role of senior vice president of development, Europe & Africa for Hilton in 2005. His first position with Hilton was in 1997 as development manager for Hilton International’s stand-alone health club business, LivingWell. Following this he moved to Miami for three years to head up the company’s hotel development activities in Latin America, the Caribbean and Canada. In 2004, he returned to London as Managing Director of LivingWell before taking on his current position.
Tel: +44 20 7856 8274
Bill is Senior Vice President of Development responsible for developing both the managed and franchised businesses for all of Hilton’s brands in the Americas and has been with Hilton since 1996.
Prior to his current role, Bill was Senior Vice President, Franchise Development of Hilton’s Brand Performance and Development group.
Tel: +1 703 883 1051
Matt joined Hilton in August 2018 as the Senior Vice President of Development for Asia-Pacific and is responsible for overseeing Hilton’s strategic growth in the region. Matt is based out of Singapore.
Before joining Hilton, Matt was Global Head of Real Estate Operations and Head of Real Estate for the Americas for WeWork, a fast-growing “disruptor” company that provides shared workspaces with a strong emphasis on community.
Prior to WeWork, Matt rose through the ranks at Starwood Hotels & Resorts to become Senior Vice President, Global Development based in their U.S. corporate headquarters. In this role, he oversaw development in Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America, and was also responsible for global oversight of feasibility and deal approval processes. Matt also spent 10 years based in Singapore leading Starwood’s development efforts for Asia Pacific (ex-China).
Tel: +65 6833 9725
M: +65 9627 1741