Belgian national Gerald is a long-term team member of Accor with a career in hospitality spanning over 20 years in senior managerial positions within the group including a stint as General Manager for Special Projects. His previous position prior to joining Mercure Pattaya and Hotel Baraquda was as General Manager of Novotel Bangkok Silom.
Apart from his duties at the helm of Mercure Pattaya, Gerald will be overseeing the development of another of Accor’s Pattaya properties Hotel Baraquda by MGallery where along with Hotel Manager Khun Wanitchaya Kietdamrongwong will be introducing travelers to the unique levels of style and service which only a MGallery hotel can provide.
Having lived in South East Asia for a number of years Gerald has a special affinity for the region which is evident from his dedicated activities in helping people affected by the 2004 tsunami and assisting NGO’s in Cambodia by educating disadvantaged children in hospital.
When he’s not involved in the day to day running of an international class hotel Gerald enjoys motorcycling, cycling, running half-marathons and exploring unspoiled and unique travel destinations.