Simon Lloyd

Simon Lloyd

Dean - Faculty of Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism at Botho University
Lives in Botswana

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About me

Energetic, creative and straight-forwards. I like to put as much of myself as possible into whatever I do...

I am ambitious and continuously strive for perfection, aiming to achieve as much as possible!

I am people orientated and always try to bring out the best in people that I work with!

Experience

11 years

  • Dean - Faculty of Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism

    Botho University - Gaborone, Botswana

    Other
    June 2018 - Now · 1 year and 7 months

  • Dean - Faculty of Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism

    Botho University - Gaborone, Botswana

    Other
    June 2018 - Now · 1 year and 7 months

  • Asst. Dean - Faculty of Hospitality and Sustainable Tourism

    Botho University - Gaborone, Botswana

    Other
    April 2017 - June 2018 · 1 year and 3 months

  • Head of Department - Hospitality Management and Sustable Eco-Tourism

    Botho University - Gaborone, Botswana

    Other
    January 2015 - March 2017 · 2 years and 3 months

  • Asst. Head of Department - Hospitality Management and Sustainable Eco-tourism

    Botho University - Gaborone, Botswana

    Other
    January 2015 - December 2015 · 1 year

  • Corporate Director - Talent Development

    Kempinski Hotels SA - Geneva, Switzerland

    Human Resources
    May 2012 - June 2014 · 2 years and 2 months

    As Director of Talent Development, there are 3 main aspects to my position: Attraction, Identification and Development. Attraction looks at online recruitment, and hotel School relations as well as Social Media Branding Identification looks at how we are identifying internal talents within Kempinski, ensuring that staff have a chance to represent themselves and give a positive impression. Development ensures that staff that are identified are promoted are actually moved!

  • Regional Director - Talent Development

    Kempinski Hotels SA - Beijing, China

    Human Resources
    September 2010 - May 2012 · 1 year and 9 months

  • Regional Strategic Planning Manager - China

    Kempinski Hotels SA - Beijing, China

    Administration & General
    July 2008 - September 2010 · 2 years and 3 months

    As Regional Strategic Planning Manager I was working on Regional Reporting, especially consolidating information for Global meetings, and ensuring the implementation of outcomes; Business Development, where I focused on development of associated businesses in the Region, and Pre-opening, by monitoring the progress on pre-opening hotels.

Education

  • Masters of Philosophy (MPhil) in Inclusive Innovation

    University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business - Cape Town, South Africa

    April 2015 - April 2018

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc) in International Hospitality Management

    EHL - Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne - Lausanne, Switzerland

    July 2003 - December 2008

Languages

5 languages

  • English

    Native or fluent

  • Afrikaans

    Professional working

  • German

    Limited working

  • French

    Limited working

  • Chinese

    Notions

Personal information

Nationalities

  • Swiss

Date of birth

April 03rd 1984

Skills

4 skills

  • Education
  • Strategy
  • Talent development
  • Training
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