Special guests

Richard Hatter, General Manager of Hotel ICON

General Manager, Hotel ICON
Adjunct Associate Professor, School of Hotel and Tourism Management

Professor Richard Hatter is opening General Manager of Hotel ICON and a Director on the board, he leads all hotel activities and internships for SHTM.

As an adjunct associate professor in the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) he teaches, conducts research and consults at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.

Having previously spent 18 years with Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts where he held senior corporate management positions in development and operations, including as Director of Development overseeing all the renovations of the hotels and development of the prototype Hotel Jen in 2008.

He also held several General Manager posts at leading Shangri-La Hotels.

Professor Hatter previously worked with Inter Continental, Dusit Thani Hotels and Gulf Hotels and in luxury hotels and private clubs in London, the British Virgin Islands, Thailand, Indonesia, the PRC, Singapore and Hong Kong.