The A&O Management Board

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.

Michael Abel

Member of Board


Anand Tejani

Member of Board

Mr. Tejani is a Partner and a member of TPG Real Estate’s Investment Committee and is based in London. He joined TPG in 2006 and has helped establish TPG Real Estate’s business.


He is leading the group’s European investments including Merin Group Holding B.V., the Woolgate Exchange and P3 Logistic Parks. Prior to joining TPG, Mr. Tejani served as a Director at Lion Capital LLP and worked at Morgan Stanley Capital Partners in London. Mr. Tejani received an A.B. in applied mathematics with economics from Harvard College where he was a John Harvard Scholar. TPG Real Estate is the real estate platform of TPG, a leading global private investment firm with approximately $75 billion of assets under management.

Oliver Winter

Chief Executive Officer

Oliver Winter is one of the "fathers of the German hostel idea" and the initiator of the A&O chain. His vision of affordable accommodation in the city center with a sociable hostel feeling component has come true.


The hotel business newcomer has established his budget-chain concept as a sure-fire success across Germany. With the entry of TPG Real Estate, A&O paves the way for a Europe-wide market leadership in the individual and youth travel segment. At the same time, Oliver Winter continues to look after the representation and strength of his brand and the well-being of the employees who lead A&O to success.

Michael Rehberg

Chief Financial Officer



Stefan Petrikovics

Member of Board

Mr. Petrikovics is a Vice President based in London and joined the A&O management board in 2017


Mr. Petrikovics is involved with TPG’s investments in Merin, a leading Dutch office and industrial platform, TriGranit, one of the most active retail and office developers in CEE, as well as most recently A&O, Europe’s largest hybrid hostel / budget hotel company. Prior to joining TPG Real Estate in 2013, he worked at Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing (MSREI). Mr. Petrikovics is an Austrian national and holds a J.D., with distinction, from the University of Vienna, Austria. TPG Real Estate is the real estate platform of TPG, a leading global private investment firm with approximately $75 billion of assets under management.