Neil Hughes

Head of Business Development Providence Hospitality

Neil is the Head of Business Development for Providence Hospitality, an independent hotel operator that owns and operates independent boutique hotels within the UK and South Africa. The company is backed by Fairtree Capital who is a top performing South African private equity firm with more than R60 billion in global assets under management. Before joining Providence Hospitality Neil held senior positions within both regional and international hotel and consultancy brands ranging from hotel general management, regional brand management, strategic consultancy and business development. With more than 20-years’ experience within the African hospitality sector Neil has developed an extensive network from which to draw from and is always looking for opportunities to optimize the businesses and people within his area of influence.”