Thierry, the founder and CEO of Phoenix Hotel Management Company was born in Mauritius, grew up in the hospitality business and has 25 years experience in the hotel sector.
Prior to creating PHMC, Thierry was both CEO and COO of Franklyn Hotels and Resorts, and President of Stein Hotels and Resorts Europe, companies specialized in management of non- standardized individual luxury hotels.
He has also played a key role in the development of world class hotels such as Royal Mansour in Marrakech, Grand Hotel Rodina in Sochi, Russia and Finca Cortesin Golf and Spa Resort in Casares, Spain along with many other luxury hotels worldwide.
He also spent 12 years as General Manager of the world-renowned Château de la Chevre d’Or hotel on the Côte d’Azur. Under his direction, the property developed into what is now considered to be one of the best hotels in the world, with a famous 2 Star Michelin restaurant.
Earlier in his career Thierry worked as assistant GM for Château de Gilly in Burgundy, one of the luxury properties of the Grandes Etapes Francaises Group. His experience also includes the management of five restaurants, bars and a catering company.
He was also a long-term member of the board of directors of Relais & Châteaux, President of the Tourist Board of Eze and Vice President of Les Palaces Côte d’Azur.