Over 30 years in the industry, working for some of the industries top companies including De Vere Group, Thistle and Hilton, Gary Bickley has the industry experience. A member of the industry body Institute of Hospitality and a graduate of the world renowned Cornell University strategic hospitality management program, Gary's award winning record of achieving excellence, delivering results through innovation, people development and management whilst maintaining a clear focus on the relationship between customer needs and bottom line profitability.
Here is what some people say about Gary's skills:
"Gary knows every nook and cranny of the hotel and catering business and aims for the highest standards in everything he does. A great communicator who can connect with staff at every level of the business and put them at their ease, he has the knack of getting the best out of people. He is also a brilliant networker with unrivalled contacts."
December 23, 2010 Steve Brauner, Editor, Crain's Manchester Business, Crain Communications.
"I have known Gary for 15 years and I have always been impressed by his professionalism and industry knowledge. Gary has recently provided me with excellent materials for a project I am delivering in India to rural poor. Many thanks."
June 4, 2010 Roy Newey, Group Board Director, A4e.
"I have known Gary for a number of years and during that time I have had a high regard for the work he has undertaken in a number of hotels which he has managed. The experience he has gained will no doubt benefit clients that will work with him in the future and I have no doubts that he will be successful with his future work"
January 24, 2011 Chris Brown, Chief Executive, Visit Chester and Cheshire.
"I have recently employed Gary to conduct a team building day with all my managers focusing on the identification of individual and collective strengths and weaknesses. More specifically his brief was to focus on the working relationship within the team by harnessing an understanding of individual challenges and encouraging the setting of personal goals relating to management skill set development. I am already seeing benefits within the team even just a few days after the event and look forward to improving team performance and profitability of the hotel as a result."
May 12, 2010 Top qualities: Great Results, Personable, Expert Paul Smith, hired Gary as a Business Consultant in 2010.
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