Banyan Tree Hotels & Resorts welcomes Mr. Alexander Sheppard as its new Hotel Manager for Banyan Tree Bangkok.
Originally from New Zealand, Mr. Sheppard studied French literature and Management at Victoria University. He has lived and worked for International hotel brands including Hyatt and Dusit Thani Hotels in Egypt, Indonesia, Australia and the United States over the last twenty years. Mr. Sheppard brings with him luxury hotel and hospitality experience with numerous achievements in opening food and beverage projects and concepts including restaurants, bars, multi-purpose function spaces and private member clubs around the globe. His latest assignment prior to joining the Banyan Tree Group was with Dusit Thani Lakeview Cairo, Egypt where he was Executive Assistant Manager.
Mr. Sheppard believes that the key to success in hospitality is ‘the people’ where teamwork and collaboration are significant factors that drive a successful property. With an aligned core value, Banyan Tree is confident that Mr. Sheppard will drive Banyan Tree Bangkok forward and to even greater heights.
Mr. Sheppard looks forward to getting to know the Thai culture and dining scene better as well as playing some golf in his leisure time.