Appointed Vice President of Business Development and Asset Management
At Next Story Group in Singapore, Singapore
Before joining Next Story Group, Ely most recently served as senior vice president of asset management and strategic advisory at Jones Lang Lasalle Hotels and Hospitality Group, where he oversaw numerous luxury and midscale resorts and hotels in and around the region, with a key focus in the Indian Ocean, the Maldives and Seychelles.
Prior to that, he was the corporate director of planning and support - Asia-Pacific for Outrigger Resorts and spent a decade with Jumeriah Group in the operations and development team. In addition to that, he took on other roles, including hotel manager of Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai and general manager of Jumeirah Dhevanafushi in the Maldives.