CEO of Dorchester Collection
Christopher Cowdray became the Chief Executive Officer of The Dorchester Collection in 2007. Before that he served as the General Manager for the hotel chain in 2004. That gave him the experience to better manage the luxury chain, by providing him with more hands on experience for perception of the hotels.
Prior to this, Cowdray has held a variety of positions at some pretty notable luxury hotels. Including Managing Director of Claridge’s, London, General Manager of the Al Bustan Palace Hotel, and he's even honorary Professor at Thames Valley University. A position that's very highly regarded.
Throughout his 30 years of experience in the industry, Christoper has been one of the standout names when it comes to luxury hotels. From the projects that he's undertaken, to the hotels that he's managed. All of which have seen general improvement during his tenure.
Christopher Cowdray was born in Zimbabwe, and has a degree from the Columbia Business School Executive Program.