Andrew Gibson, Advisor to the Wellness, Real Estate and Hospitality Industries
Andrew has been part of the senior management teams that have created iconic spa and wellness brands such as Six Senses, Mandarin Oriental, Raffles, Fairmont, Pullman, Sofitel, MGallery and Sensei (A 90,000 acre wellness retreat located in Lanai, Hawaii and owned by Oracle founder, Larry Ellison). Over the last 30+ years he has created global brands, operated in over 70 countries and managed multiple brands for large corporations while retaining the ability to guide startup companies or provide advice equally to world leaders or university students. As a truly global citizen he has lived in the USA, Middle East, Asia and Europe and has been a prominent figure through voluntary work in associations on every continent and in advisory positions at Universities. He is currently one of the remaining founding members and advisory board directors of Global Wellness Summit/Institute, the Chairman of the Wellness Tourism Association and a long-time serving judge of the World Spa and Wellness Awards. He maintains a global network and a comprehensive knowledge of how to provide wellness services in hotels, real estate and lifestyle choices. Andrew is a globally recognized expert in the area of wellness and has been actively involved in area of innovation and opening world class destination spa and wellness operations. Often sought after as an authoritative speaker on the topic of sustainable wellness trends.