Hylko Versteeg, Associate Vice President of Development, Southern Europe, IHG

Hylko joined the Development team of IHG® in May of 2006 and has overall responsibility for the growth of the IHG® portfolio in Southern Europe. Prior to joining the Development team in 2006, Hylko worked in the hotel sector with Hyatt and in several Hotel and Tourism Consulting roles in Spain and Latin America for an international consulting company and the CAF (Corporacion Andina de Fomento – the Andean Community Development Bank). Hylko holds a bachelor degree in European Hospitality Management & Hotel Administration from The Hague Hotel School and has lived in over 10 countries throughout his life. He lives in Madrid with his wife and two daughters and his hobbies include tennis, kite surfing and motorbikes.