Haris N. Neofytidis

Director of operations, Chandris Hotels

Internationally respected and trusted hotelier with 16 years’ senior management experience, having over 28 years’ cumulative hands-on experience in the areas of operations, sales, strategic analysis, organisational health and safety management, quality assurance, various projects management and customer satisfaction in the hospitality industry. Articulate professional, passionate about achieving consistent revenue growth while undertaking entire P&L responsibilities and ensuring quality improvements through a combination of apposite strategies, with special emphasis on taking a leadership role in careful selection and development of teams. Committed to delivering innovative customer experiences and providing hospitality business solutions.

Previous roles working in emerging and remote locations, involvement in hotel openings and renovations, pre-opening and rebranding project management experience along with an ability to transfer capability by training a multicultural workforce. Highly structured and organised thinker with a remarkable track record of carefully positioning the businesses utilising skills such as strategic planning, leadership for commercially sensible productivity enhancements, cost control and budgeting. Effective multilingual communicator, native speaker in Greek and fluent in English and capable to communicate (ILR level 2) in Italian, German, French and Spanish.