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The People 1st Hospitality Accreditation Panel

The People 1st Hospitaity Accreditation Panel is an independent group made up of representatives from leading hospitality organisations. The panel makes the final decision on whether a college or training provider meets the standards needed to receive People 1st accreditation.

The members of the panel are:

  • Sean Wheeler (Panel Chair) - Director of People Development, Principal Hotels
  • Alison Knight - Senior Manager, Talent and Leadership Development, Hilton
  • Dan Barnes - Learning and Development Manager, Caprice Holdings Ltd
  • Donna Hewitson - Director, People Stuff Matters
  • Duncan Swanson - Director of Human Resources, Rhubarb
  • Emma Langford - People Manager, Lexington Catering
  • Garry Baldwin - Senior Hotel Inspector, AA Hotel Services
  • Joanna Martin - Associate (Senior Lawyer), Bond Dickinson LLP
  • Julian Tomlin - General Manager, Exclusive Hotels
  • Matthew Rowledge - Human Resources Officer, Royal Garden Hotel
  • Rob Flinter - General Manager, Park Plaza