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Krishan Katyal
Business Development Manager

Krishan comes from a background steeped in hospitality and food & beverage - his family businesses range from brewing and bottling, to luxury spirits brand development, and major leisure and hospitality construction projects internationally. 

 

He is an MSc graduate in Hospitality, Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Glion in Montreux, Switzerland with prior training at both Les Roches Global Hospitality, Switzerland (Post Grad Diploma in Hospitality Management) and University of Manchester (BSc Honours Business Management).

He initially worked in Hong Kong for Marriott International as a Management Trainee in Design Development Operations, conceptualizing F&B outlets in upcoming and existing hotels and resorts in Asia-Pacific, coordinating with interior designers, architects and consultants.

More recently he has been involved in the site development and management of the One Transwork Square project in Colombo, Sri Lanka which will comprise The Ritz-Carlton Residences, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, The JW Marriott hotel and The One Residences.  The One - Sri Lanka is a tri-tower USD 650 million mixed-use development project, estimated to be the 10th largest of its kind in the world.

He has also worked as a strategic consultant for luxury spirits brand Tigre Blanc Paris providing marketing and business development plans.

Now settled permanently in London, Krishan actively pursues his passion for international cuisine and global travel alongside seeking out high quality brands and operations for growth and development opportunities.