Howard Leigh
Cavendish Corporate Finance
Dominic Lester
Jefferies

Grace Leo

Grace Leo Consultancy

London, UK

President

Grace Leo Consultancy

Grace Leo
Biography
Grace Leo, an award-winning and internationally recognized hotelier, is known for developing greenfield projects and positioning luxury hotels and resorts for institutional investors and high net worth individuals.

She is credited with pioneering the trend for design-led boutique hotels and renowned for her unique blend of artistic flair, luxury design and successful project management in multiple cultures and languages. Her projects have spanned Europe, North and South America, the Caribbean and Asia and include the Hotels Montalembert and Lancaster in Paris, The Royal Riviera in Cap Ferrat, Le Guanahani and Le Toiny in St. Barths and The Cotton House in Mustique.

Founding her own hotel company GLA Hotels in 1988, in addition to owning and operating two hotels in Paris, Grace Leo's ability to build up and troubleshoot businesses in difficulty, as well as work with large teams to strict deadlines has resulted in numerous success stories.

Grace was brought in by Reignwood Investment UK in 2014, to manage the £400 million hotel and residential project, Ten Trinity Square, which opened in January 2017 as the second Four Seasons in the City of London.
She joined Swiss family office Ledunfly as CEO of Hospitality in July 2016, and has evolved her role as Strategic Advisor in 2018.

Grace has also been a member of the Executive Committee of Leading Hotels of the World for nine years and has won a variety of international awards.

Grace Leo’s Background

President
2012 - Present
London, UK
Grace Leo will create, convert, and develop hotels and resorts worldwide alongside investors and owners, giving each one distinctive design, character, charm and a clear marketing positioning.
CEO (July 2016 to Jan 2018) Strategic Advisor (Jan 2018 to Date)
Jul 2016 - Present
London, UK
Ledunfly Hospitality is part of Ledunfly SA in Switzerland, the family office founded by Dona Bertarelli, which manages her luxury hospitality investments.
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Other Business Interests

Leading Hotels of the World (Switzerland) logo Leading Hotels of the World (Switzerland) logo
Leading Hotels of the World (Switzerland)
Executive Committee Board Member
2006 - 2016
American Hospital (Paris) logo American Hospital (Paris) logo
American Hospital (Paris)
Member of Board of Governors
2009 - 2012
Paris, FR

Grace Leo’s Education

BS, Hospitality Administration/ Management
1974 - 1977
Economics
1972 - 1974