2017 Judges

barry clemens 2017

Barry Clemens

Barry Clemens is a through and through business professional with over 25 years of experience in the global Hospitality & Retail trade. With a European upbringing, education and hospitality experience he has made South Africa his home since 1995 and has built an extremely strong network of professionals at all levels of the relevant industries. Barry has been at the helm of multinational companies in his field of expertise and has shown extreme business acumen and tenacity in building and developing these companies. His grounding experience that has brought him through the various stages of employee and management levels gives him the know-how and appreciation of the ground work and importance of the team. Currently he is the CEO of EQ Hotel Management (PTY)Ltd which is a hospitality consulting business that focusses on operational effectiveness & management of hospitality assets, enhancing guest experiences, project management and capacity development. He is also the local consultant to Tinklabs (PTY)Ltd, A Hong Kong based technology start up which developed handy, which is currently revolutionizing the travel industry globally. This is the fourth consecutive year that Barry has assisted with the adjudication process. Barry@eq-hotels.co.za