Overview

Headquartered in Edinburgh, Portland has a portfolio of five hotels across Scotland’s major cities and is currently structured as a Management Company providing services on an arm’s length basis to those properties, all currently owned by the group

Founded in 2001, we have a track record of turning round under performing hotels

Portland employs around 300 staff and whilst pragmatic and grounded, remains ambitious to grow

All resources and systems have been designed with scalability in mind
 

Executive Management Team

The Executive Team have over 130 years' industry experience including time with major quoted plc's, including Hilton, Thistle, Copthorne, IHG, Stakis and MacDonald

Bill Paisley

Bill Paisley | Managing Director

Joined Portland in 2003 as Project Manager for new acquisitions, and then onto his role as Director of Operations in 2005. Achieved Managing Director status in May 2011
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Alan Higgins

Alan Higgins | Finance Director

Joined Portland Hotels in 2004 as Group Financial Controller, assuming the role of Finance Director during 2006
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Susan Valentine

Susan Valentine | Sales and Marketing Director

Joined Portland in 2006 as Director of Sales and subsequently assumed responsibility for Marketing towards the end of 2007
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Brian Hutchison

Brian Hutchison | Commercial Operations Director

Joined Portland during the first half of 2008 as Chief Controller, now with responsibility for all aspects of commercial operations, pricing, reporting including harmonisation and leveraging maximum efficiency from existing systems
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