Ian Douglas, BA Legal (UCT); MA (Oxon); MBA (UCT)
Managing Director & Owner, Phoenix Global LTD
Ian has a track-record of 25-years’ in the international leisure and hospitality industry with a particular focus on project development and new business enterprise establishment.
Ian’s career included over 17 years working for Sun International and Kerzner International in various capacities concerning the development and establishment of new properties. This included working directly with visionary global developer Sol Kerzner for 10 years, leading the development of all Kerzner International properties. Managing the economic analysis, sourcing and assessment of new development opportunities, finalisation of concept and design and the subsequent coordination and development of new properties for Kerzner International through the Atlantis, One&Only and Mazagan brands.
Ian has geographical insight as a result of working and living in South Africa, Singapore, and the UK and having conducted business in Western Europe, the USA (NY; Florida; California); the UAE, the Bahamas, Indian Ocean islands (Mauritius and The Maldives), Morocco and Mexico.