Simon M Turner

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality

  • BS, Cornell University
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Simon Turner has held diverse leadership roles in numerous facets of the hotel business including senior executive oversight and board experience of public and private enterprises.  He has extensive global strategic and transactional experience related to complex property assets, brands, and operating businesses. His experience has also included advisory assignments, asset management, capital-raising and M&A.

Most recently he was President, Global Development for Starwood Hotels and Resorts.  His previous experience includes: Principal, Hotel Capital Advisers, Inc., a hotel investment advisory firm, overseeing both hotel brand (Four Seasons and Fairmont) and property investments; investment banker at Salomon Brothers; Manager, Pannell Kerr Forster, an international hotel and tourism consulting firm; and Operations Analyst in Saudi Arabia for Gustar Hoteliers, a Swiss-based hotel management and marketing company.