Jessica is a Director who specialises in destination development for hospitality and mixed-use projects.
She is an experienced consultant and project manager who brings a holistic and strategic perspective to developing concepts and business plans for new sites. Her work involves identifying concept, positioning and destination strategy informed by market research; taking projects through financial feasibility appraisal; resolving strategic issues and working with master planners and wider development teams; to presenting projects to attract investment.
Jessica has a particular strength in understanding client and project requirements and in integrating the skills of Colliers specialist teams, local offices and external advisors and master planners to deliver to the needs of clients.
Her experience includes projects from 0.5 to over 800 hectares with elements including hotels, event venues, visitor attractions, residential, branded residences, office, retail, spa, wellness, golf, marina, leisure, entertainment and public realm. Projects stretch from resorts to urban brownfield sites.
Jessica has worked on projects throughout the UK and from the Caribbean, through Africa, the Western Mediterranean and Northern Europe to the Eastern Mediterranean and Eastern Europe.
Jessica has a degree from Cambridge University and a Masters in International Tourism Policy and is very widely travelled. She has been working in tourism, resort and mixed-use development for nearly 20 years. She works within the Destination Consulting and Hotels & Resorts Consulting teams in London.
"She gets the job done and done well"
- I am renowned for my diligence, project management and bringing together the right people for the best result.
MA (Hons) - University of Cambridge,
MA - University of North London
“Thank you for the great work with the business plan! We now have a strong plan with everyone’s input catered for and a better chance of success with the project. Thanks again for your diligent high-quality work.”
"We have been working together on the resort for nearly two years. During that time I have enjoyed working with you and your undoubted talents: Diligent; Conscientious; Good attention to detail; Excellent understanding of the process including the minutiae of detail; Excellent presentational skills; Extremely committed to tasks in hand to deliver the required results;.... From a Client’s perspective, Jessica is one that you would want on your team as she is willing to ‘rattle’ the process to resolve the issues and ultimately create the desired results. Fundamentally you are a person that is able to maintain your focus and provide solutions."
"Reflecting on how the early stages of the resorts and hotel developments have unfolded to date, you have at every turn supported me with exemplary guidance and creative suggestions, and have performed amicably and wholeheartedly. I feel very fortunate to have you as a member of the team and I really cannot imagine working on the resorts, and seeing these projects through to the end, without you."