B.A. (Hons), MBA, CGMA
Head of Hotels & Leisure
Weldon is a Chartered Global Management Accountant, an experienced Hotel Asset Manager, a former Hotel General Manager and has over thirty years experience within the hospitality industry, starting work in his family hotel business. Work experience: Radisson/Movenpick Lausanne (CH), Forte Hotels (UK), Eliott Hotel (Gibraltar), Davenport Hotel (Dublin) and a wide range of branded & independent hotels in Ireland and the UK as a hotel asset and project manager.
Weldon is a member of the Hospitality Asset Managers Association Europe (HAMA) and also consults to Failte Ireland (National Tourism Development Authority) clients as a business mentor, and with hotel owners, in Ireland and the EU. He is an expert hotel witness in legal & arbitration proceedings and also consults on SaaS based systems for the hospitality and tourism industry.
Weldon attended Shannon College of Hotel Management, Technology University Dublin and Cornell University. He trained in Switzerland, the UK, USA and Australia. Qualifications: FCMA, CGMA, MBA, MSc, BA, Adv Cert Hotel Real Estate & Asset Management. Weldon is an industry advocate and has a wide range of industry, private equity & investment clients and acts as an owners' representative.
Weldon grew up in the family hotel business and trained at Shannon College of Hotel Management, worked in Switzerland, the UK, USA, Australia and Gibraltar.
Having been a Hotel General Manager for eight years, he set up a bespoke Hospitality and Tourism Consultancy specialising in Hotel Asset Management, Recovery and Turnaround Services. Clients include Banks, NAMA, Institutional Investors, Failte Ireland and Hotel Owners.
Weldon is passionate about the hospitality and tourism indusrty and is a regular speaker at conferences and events. He is a member of HAMA (Hospitality Asset Managers Association) and an advocate for developing students and graduates into realm of hotel asset management.
Weldon is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Accountants, Certified in Hotel Real Estate & Asset Management and holds an MBA and MSc from Technological University Dublin.
FCMA Fellow Chartered Management Accounants
CGMA Chartered Global Management Accountant
MBA Masters in Buisness Administration
MSc Tourism Management
BA Hotel and Catering Management
Certified in Hotel Real Estate and Hotel Asset Management (Cornell)
Memberships & Involvements
Member of Institue of Directors Ireland
HAMA (Hospitality Asset Managers Association)