Guido Debast joined Hamilton in September 2013, where he took up the function of Director. Dedicated exclusively to a portfolio of 42 mid-market hotels, Guido is responsible for FP&A, reporting and capital investment evaluation.
Prior to joining Hamilton, Guido worked for a UK-based asset management firm where he worked on a wide range of assignments advising clients on acquisition projects, management contract negotiations and operator selection issues. He conducted numerous independent business reviews and asset managed a portfolio of 12 Eastern European boutique hotels.
Prior to his move into asset management, Guido held various positions at InterContinental hotels in business support, development support and corporate finance. From 2009 to 2011, he held the position of Finance Director at Axel Hotels in Barcelona.
A Belgian national, Guido is fluent in Dutch, English, French and Spanish and has good knowledge of German. He studied Business Economics at the Hogeschool Universiteit Brussel and has a MBA from Lancaster University.