Eduard de Gispert
EMEA Expansion Director
Company: Barcelo Hotels & Resorts
Eduard de Gispert joined Barceló Hotels & Resorts 17 years ago, and currently manages the expansion & development activities for the EMEA division at BARCELO HOTELS & RESORTS.
Eduard features more than 19 years working at the hotel sector. He started his career at HOTELES HESPERIA in Barcelona as the Managing Director’s deputy being the controller and also studying new expansion projects. Then he joined to BARCELÓ HOTELS & RESORTS with same position reporting to the City Hotels Division’s Managing Director, and with special dedication to the expansion activities. At that time, Barceló Group only featured 7 city hotels overall. In 2006 he was appointed EMEA Expansion Director for the city hotels and later on for holiday hotels as well, position that he currently manages. Nowadays the City Hotels Division has more than 40 hotels. Furthermore, Eduard has been strategic consultant at DELOITTE in BARCELONA.
Eduard has a Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Engineer by the Telecommunications University from UPC Barcelona, and completed his postgraduate in 1998 at the MBA IESE in Barcelona.