John Scott

John Scott is an experienced leader in the hospitality and leisure industry with more than 25 years of consumer facing business expertise across complex global, multi-unit, multi-brand enterprises. He is a TPG senior advisor and most recently served from 2012 through 2015 as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Belmond Ltd. (NYSE: BEL), previously Orient-Express Hotels Ltd., a NYSE publically listed company engaged in the ownership and management of a global portfolio of 46 luxury hotel, restaurant, tourist train and cruise businesses in 22 countries. Prior to joining Belmond Ltd., he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, an international luxury hotel and resort management company, from 2003 through August 2011.

From 1996 until 2003 he served as Partner and Managing Director of acquisitions and asset management for Maritz, Wolff & Co., a private equity real estate investment group with over $2 billion of owned luxury hotel assets. Mr. Scott has also held senior management positions in strategic planning and business development at The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS). Mr. Scott previously served on the board of Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, a private hotel and restaurant management company, and currently serves as a director of Cedar Fair Entertainment (NYSE: FUN), a publically listed amusement park owner and operator. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Dartmouth College.