Since 2001, Katrina has worked as a Hotel Development Consultant providing feasibility studies and project direction for hotels and resorts both in the UK and internationally. Katrina has developed business plans, identified operators, and raised capital for hotels ranging from small luxury stand-alone properties, to large integrated resort complexes incorporating lodging, conference facilities, golf, and other leisure components.
Prior to establishing her consultancy, Katrina worked for 12 years in hotel and resort development and hotel brand franchising. In her last executive position as Chief Executive Officer of Accor Asia Pacific Hotels and Resorts Philippines, she oversaw the re-branding and refurbishment of some 1,150 rooms to the Sofitel, Novotel, and Mercure brands. Katrina was Vice President for Projects at the Grand Hotels and Resorts Group, where she oversaw the development and marketing of some 400 resort residential units, renovated an 18-hole championship golf course and launched a marina.
Katrina is concurrently an Associate of The Hotel Solutions Partnership.