Based in Bangkok, Nikhom Jensiriratanakorn represents Horwath HTL in the Thailand market, advising both local and international investors on hospitality projects in various locations such as Bangkok, Phuket, Samui, Krabi, Phang Nga, Hua Hin and Chiang Mai. He has brought with him comprehensive skills in feasibility analysis, investment underwriting and asset management, and a well-rounded experience from years with hotel management companies, investment funds and consulting firms.
At Pan Pacific Hotels Group and Host Hotels & Resorts, Nikhom managed a portfolio of hotels in multiple geographical regions such as Oceania, Southeast Asia and India. His role included not only optimizing their financial performance in collaboration with hotel leadership teams, but also handling complex projects, for example, return on investment analysis on major renovation projects and asset enhancement plans. Additionally, he provided business insight to the underwriting and execution of acquisition opportunities throughout Asia.
At Jumeirah Group, he worked closely with the headquarters to establish the Asia Pacific development planning function. He was actively involved in assessing hotel management agreement opportunities, conducting project due diligence, and rolling out corporate strategies to suit the Asia Pacific region.
Nikhom, a Thai national, has Bachelors in Business Administration from Thammasat University and Masters in Hospitality Management as well as Certificate in Hotel Real Estate Investment and Asset Management from Cornell University. Prior to his hospitality career, he spent a few years on an advisory role with PricewaterhouseCoopers Thailand.
““There’s a good mix of people, from operators, owners and service providers. We’re learning a lot. We’re very new to this space and it’s a great platform for people like us who want to come in to the industry and build up a strong pipeline of contacts. It’s been very valuable for us.”
Jittida (Best) Haputpong, VP business development, Igloohome