Tim Penter – Director
Starting as a hotel porter at 15 whilst still at school, he spent 10 years with Mount Charlotte Thistle before moving to Menzies Hotels and has worked in almost every hotel department, Tim understands first hand the operational issues and problems faced by hotels.
Following early training with Mount Charlotte Thistle, Tim spent 21 years with Menzies Hotels becoming the Chief Executive in 2007 until its sale in 2013. Menzies Hotels had 21 predominantly 4 star UK provincial hotels ranging from 17 to 200 bedrooms. In his time at Menzies he was firstly directly involved in operations and implementing IT and control systems as the group grew from a single asset, was intimately involved in asset acquisitions and disposals and spent 2 years as the General Manager of Danesfield House, Marlow. On becoming Commercial Director he ran the centralised accounting and finance function for 7 years before becoming Chief Executive for 7 years.
Since leaving Menzies Hotels Tim has been helping and advising independent hotel owners.
In his time in the industry Tim has gained first hand experience of many of the UK’s popular locations, operating hotels from 15 to 300 bedroom, 3 to 5 star and from country house to city-centre and resorts.
Tim is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality and has an MBA from the University of Bradford.
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