CEO, Hospitality & Real Estate Consulting at HTI Consulting
Wayne Troughton is Founder & CEO of HTI Consulting, a specialist tourism, hospitality and leisure consulting company focusing on Africa and the Middle East and with offices in Cape Town and Mauritius. Wayne has worked in the hospitality, leisure and tourism industries for over 30 years. He has held positions in 5-star hotels in the UK and SA, and later as an Associate Director at Grant Thornton. Launching HTI Consulting in 2003, Wayne has worked on more than 450 assignments in 45 countries, on the African continent. He has consulted for IFC and World Bank on investment climate issues and tourism programs in Africa. He has extensive Operator Selection, Management Contract and Franchise Contract Negotiation experience and has been instrumental in negotiating some of the most complex hotel management contracts on the continent. Wayne has also brokered some key hotel deals including the sale of the Four Points Sheraton in Lagos, Nigeria and the sale of an asset in Cape Town that will be developed into a five star luxury, internationally branded hotel.