Berkeley Capital Group's Managing Director hosts BCG Talks Leadership Series, interviewing global leaders in hospitality to gain insight as to their leadership style and the companies they lead. Part 1: Key Themes. We discuss 3 key themes and critical drivers of their company's success. Part 2: The Leader. How do you describe yourself? What's your leadership style? What traits are key to succeed? What impact do you wish to have and be remembered by? What would you say to your younger self starting out in this industry?
In this episode, Eric Jafari, Chief Development Officer & Creative Director at edyn Group discusses agility, innovation and evolution.
By way of background, Eric Jafari leads edyn’s pan-European real estate development platform and the broad creative direction of our brands, and was one of the original co-founders of Locke. His multi-disciplinary team comprises acquisitions, asset management, construction, design, investment finance & planning. Eric previously served as the Managing Director of Union Hanover Securities where he founded Urban Villa and oversaw a £500m Hotel development platform. Born in Los Angeles, raised in Paris but living in London, Eric would tell you that his nomadic nature and insatiable curiosity explain his passions which range from travel to food and wine, to wellness, learning and of course his family.
A great listen to understand Eric's drive and how he looks to redefine what a hotel means to the consumer.