The Team

At Rocco Forte Hotels

Our style of service is about being true to our hotels, to our heritage, and to our city. We have done things this way for four generations. You might say it’s in our blood.

We are a family of individuals, and our hotels, like us, are all individual too.

Corporate Contacts

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Sir Rocco Forte

Chairman

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Olga Polizzi

Deputy chairman & director of design

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Karim Naffah

Managing Director

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Maurizio Saccani

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

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Gareth Caldecott

Chief Financial Officer

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Martin Elsner

Vice President Operations

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Christian Renz

Vice President Sales & Marketing

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Andy Woollen

Project Services Director

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Lydia Forte

Bar and Restaurant Development Manager

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Irene Forte

Brand Manager

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Angelo Maccaferri

Development Executive

Phillip Haller

Vice President Brand Marketing

General Managers

Marco Novella

Managing Director
Brown's Hotel, London

Richard Cooke

General Manager
The Balmoral, Edinburgh

Frank Heller

General manager
The Charles Hotel, Munich

Martin Elsner

General Manager
Hotel de Russie, Rome

Gerold J. Held

General Manager
Hotel Astoria, St. Petersburg

Georg Plesser

General Manager
Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt

Edward Leenders

General Manager
Hotel Amigo, Brussels

Peter Kienast

General Manager
Hotel de Rome, Berlin

Marco Truffelli

General Manager
Verdura Resort, Sicily

Giancarlo Rizzi

General Manager
Hotel Savoy, Florence

SALES & MARKETING TEAM

Anna Gricini

Director of Sales & Marketing
Hotel de Russie, Rome & Hotel Savoy, Florence

Charlotte Weatherall

Director of Sales & Marketing
Brown's Hotel, London

Daniel Doescher

Director of Sales & Marketing
The Charles Hotel, Munich

Katharina Plonka

Director of Sales & Marketing
Hotel de Rome

Silvia Brighenti

Director of Sales & Marketing
Hotel Amigo, Brussels

Daniela Fette-Rakowski

Director of Sales & Marketing Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt

Tamara Afonina

Director of Sales and Marketing
Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg

Tamara Kobiolke

Director of Sales and Marketing
The Balmoral, Edinburgh

Daniele Trombacco

Director of Sales & Marketing
Verdura Resort, Sicily

Christopher Cooper

Director of Revenue, Distribution & Digital Strategy

Richard Bousfield

Regional Director of Global Sales
Europe & Middle East

Kos Kaklidakis

Director of Global Sales

Victoria Sutter

Global Sales Manager, Business Travel and C&I

Christine Tate

Global Sales Manager Leisure
UK&I

Nader Hamarna

Director of Global Sales
Middle East & Turkey

Juliette Schwartz

Global Sales Manager Germany, Austria & Switzerland

Sascha Vaupel

Global Sales Manager Germany

David MacGregor

Regional Director of Global Sales
The Americas

Samara Doucette

Director of Global Sales
East Coast & Mid West

Mark Marino

Director of Global C&I Sales, Midwest

Natasha Sha

Director of Global C&I Sales, East Coast

Mark Kerwin

Director of Global Sales
West Coast

Mary Geong

Director of Global Sales
West Coast

Amparo Gonzalez

Director of Global Sales
Latin America & Spain

Christopher Ross

Global Sales Manager, Corporate & Leisure The Americas

Erica Lew

Global Sales Coordinator

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