Fergus Stewart, Senior Vice President, oversees our managed hotel estate in the UAE and throughout the Middle East. Originally from Scotland, Fergus has over 30 years' experience working in the luxury hospitality industry. He spent 25 years working overseas in 11 different countries and regions, including Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand and the UAE. He joined Jumeirah from an 11-year tenure at IHG, where he held the position of Vice President, Luxury Hotels Division - Europe, responsible for overseeing iconic hotels including The Carlton Cannes, Paris le Grand, The Amstel in Amsterdam and the Intercontinental Park Lane. In addition, Fergus also oversaw Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants in Continental Europe, where he played an integral role in the expansion to key gateway cities.