Samantha joins Hilton in January 2018 coming from Trianum Hospitality Limited in Nairobi, Kenya. Samantha boasts a hospitality career that spans 23 years over three continents – Europe, USA and Africa – in various roles comprising operations, management, consultancy and advisory. In 2010, she co-founded Trianum Hospitality Limited, a consulting and Management Company focused on the extended stay and serviced apartment market. Trianum has managed a diverse portfolio of 21 hotels and serviced apartments and consulted on over 50 assignments, some in partnership with HVS. Samantha will be based in the Hilton Nairobi Development Office.
She holds a Masters degree in Hospitality Management (MMH 2006) from Cornell University, USA, a Bachelor of Science (BSc 1999) degree in International Hospitality Management from Hotel School Les Roches, Switzerland and a Diploma in Hotel Management and Administration (1998) from Kenya Utalii College.
She is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants (ISHC), a member of the Cornell Hotel Society (CHS), Kenya Chapter, a member of the Kenya Association of Women in Tourism (KAWT) and a founder member of the Club Managers Association of East Africa (CMAEA).