Group Development Director
Paul Massot is Group Development Director responsible for advancing Mandarin Oriental’s luxury hotel and residential projects to support the company’s growth objectives and ensure the company is well represented in the world’s most important and desirable destinations.
Paul joined the Group’s flagship, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong in 1990, before moving to the corporate office in Hong Kong as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for Asia Pacific. In 2001, he joined the Group’s corporate office in London as Senior Vice President of Sales Worldwide, before taking over responsibility for hotel development in EMEA in 2006 and adding the Americas region to his area of responsibility in 2016.
Paul has more than 25 years’ experience in hospitality, having previously worked in Europe, South Africa and the USA with Trust House Forte Hotels and Southern Sun Hotels. He holds a degree in Hotel Management from the University of West London and an MBA from RMIT (University of Victoria, Australia). Paul remains based at the Group’s London corporate office.