Advisory Committee


Tim Davis


Louise Burns

PACE Dimensions is a research and management consulting company focused on the travel, leisure and hospitality sectors. PACE helps clients improve their performance, value and competitive edge by exploiting the opportunities driven by the biggest changes to the industry and macro environment. These include: unpredictable and rapid change in market demand, changing customer needs, technology innovation altering the competitive environment, and the world’s ambition to become more sustainable.

For sustainability, PACE Dimensions has developed a global sustainability hotel guest survey to segment and measure changing consumer needs, attitudes and behaviours. In addition, an investment fund that increases the financial capacity for hotel owners to invest in sustainable change, and a maturity model to help brands and operating companies prioritise investments, and sequence them to maximise returns.

PACE helps clients build insight through market and industry research, leverage its expertise to develop winning strategies, and enable businesses to execute with speed and discipline through innovative business architecture design and change management. Its principal areas of functional expertise are in sustainable brand development, marketing and loyalty, commercial performance, and digital transformation.


Wolfgang M. Neumann

The Sustainable Hospitality Alliance brings together engaged hospitality companies and uses the collective power of the industry to deliver impact locally and on a global scale. They work with leading hospitality companies and strategic partners to address key challenges affecting our planet and its people and develop free practical resources and programmes to enable the wider industry to operate responsibly and grow sustainably.

Aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, they commit to drive continued action on human rights, youth employment, equity, diversity and inclusion, and climate action, water stewardship and responsible resourcing.

Their members make up 30% of the global hotel industry by rooms and include 16 world-leading hotel companies with a combined reach of over 35,000 properties and 5.5 million rooms.


Xenia zu Hohenlohe

Considerate Group is a B-Corp certified, specialist sustainability consultancy that guides hospitality businesses to become measurably and inspiringly more sustainable through the delivery of innovative, technical and bespoke advisory services.

The highly skilled team of 16 experts enables companies to perform better financially, have a solid ESG strategy, data transparency and thereby achieving a positive impact for the sector of a whole.


Anthony Williams

Founded in 1976 Buro Happold is an independent, international, multi award winning engineering firm with a reputation for excellence. Through its academic associations Buro Happold is on the forefront of research and has continuously delivered creative, value led engineering, building and city solutions in an ever-changing world.

Buro Happold’s expertise spans seven core sectors and draws on 29 distinct specialisms. Whether clients are looking to realise a cultural venue of value, require large scale urban-renewal infrastructure planning, or driving efficient sustainable engineering within masterplans, they have the skills to realise their ambitions and deliver beyond it.