Patrick O’Meara

Interim CEO of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance

Patrick O’MearaPatrick O’Meara is Interim CEO of the Sustainable Hospitality Alliance. He previously worked as part of their former organisation, Business in the Community (BITC). Patrick helped establish BITC’s membership team in 2006, and served as its Membership Director from 2006-2017. He also led The Prince’s Seeing is Believing Programme for over a decade, and served on BITC’s Executive Team. Since 2017, Patrick has enjoyed a portfolio career, leading projects and taking on interim roles with businesses and charities in the UK, Ireland and the USA. Patrick also serves on the board of two charities, on the alumni board of his university and a family-owned property business.
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HNtv INSIDERS: Taking Stock at COP26: Achievements and Challenges towards a Net Positive Hospitality

The hospitality sector is active at COP26. Independent of the results from official negotiations, the hospitality sector is ramping up efforts in mitigating impacts on climate and fostering greater collaboration across the supply and value chain.

Hospitality stakeholders: Why is COP26 important?

COP is a catalyst for action and an annual demonstration of the importance of working together if we are to have a meaningful impact on the climate change crisis. It was instrumental in uniting almost 200 countries behind the Paris Agreement, and this need for collective dialogue and action remains more important now than ever.