Filippo Sona has been in the global hotel industry for the past 20 years working for international hotel companies and consultancies in the UK, USA, Middle East and North Africa.
He specialises in destination and hotel development for mixed uses and stand-alone projects, market and financial feasibility study, operator selection and strategic asset management. Filippo's understanding of management agreements has been an invaluable skill to global law firms as an expert witness in International Arbitrations. His extensive operational background allows Filippo to provide true strategic operational and financial advice, to enhance hotel profitability and drive asset value. Currently he serves on the advisory board of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference and EMEA investment committee of GlobalHotelNetwork.com. Filippo holds an MBA from Oxford Brooks University and an honours degree in hospitality management from Thames Valley University (now University of West London).