Simon Allison
Simon Allison

Simon is the founding chairman of HOFTEL, the global association for hotel real estate investors who pay management or franchise fees to, or get rents from, the brands, with members’ portfolios now around US$ 100 billion. He has widespread hotel industry experience, having been Chief Development Officer at Onyx Hospitality in Thailand from 2009 – 2013 and, prior to that, Chief Financial Officer of both luxury operator Six Senses and of US$ 500 mm hotel ownership company Hospitality Europe BV. Before that he worked for ten years in the corporate finance division of JP Morgan in London, heading up its global hotel industry coverage.