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
 

Brian Hutchison  Commercial Operations Director

Brian Hutchison

With over 15 years sector experienced gained in a variety of roles with IHG and City Inn Group. In his 9 years with IHG he was cluster FC with responsibility for City Centre and Airport locations. Whilst at City Inn Group Brian held the position of Group Internal Auditor and Head of Operations Finance during which time he created an Internal Audit department together with the associated procedures, structure, programmes and reports. Additionally his role involved revenue control, competitor analysis, rate setting and analysis and interpretation of accommodation KPI’s. Brian 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. and leveraging maximum efficiency from existing systems. Brian is an active member of BAHA and has successfully completed the 2010 Key Executives Programme at Harvard Business School

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