Charles is President of HVS Europe and managing director of the HVS's brokerage arm, HVS Hodges Ward Elliott.
A qualified Chartered Surveyor, he has worked throughout his career in the real estate industry, specialising during the last 26 years in the hotel sector with HVS.
Having worked on projects throughout Europe, Asia and the Middle East, he has a unique knowledge of global hotel markets and hotel concepts. He has led HVS’s activities in the sale, acquisition, and financing of hotels, portfolios and development projects.
Charles is a frequent speaker on the international hotel industry and on topics relating specifically to investment in hotels, the transactions market, hotel financing and hotel operating agreements.
Charles is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.