Prior to joining Focus, Devin spent ten years as Vice President of Operations at Aimbridge and was responsible for all aspects of managing an extensive portfolio of full, focused service and luxury hotels across the UK. Devin has forged excellent relationships with all the key hotel brands and has a strong skill set in managing key stakeholders including owners, banks, asset managers, developers, board members and investors. The development of new hotels from feasibility through design and build to opening has been a speciality over the last 25 years.
Devin worked with Chardon Management before its sale to Interstate Hotels & Resorts and subsequent rebrand to Aimbridge, supporting the growth from 13 hotels to the larger portfolio it has today. He spent his early career in country house hotels before joining Forte hotels and IHG corporate covering over 100 hotels across the UK before moving into several General Management and Regional Management roles.