The EHM Team

Kevin Keenan

Director

Results-orientated with extensive experience leading the development and execution of future expansion plans, organisational change initiatives, and tactical strategies to optimise financial performance. Kevin has successfully led a diverse range of both independent and branded hospitality business from city centre boutique hotels to golf resorts. A former Director of Golf Tourism Scotland and Fife Golf Partnership he is still only an 18 handicap!

Stephen Carter OBE

Chairman

Highly experienced and renowned hotelier whose career has ranged from the world famous Caledonian Hotel in Edinburgh to the Cliveden Group. With two of Scotland's most iconic hotel developments under his belt including the £58m Fairmont development in St Andrews and the £50m refurbishment of Cameron House Hotel he is one of the UK's most respected operators. Stephen brings a pragmatic and can do approach to any project he is involved with.

John Shevlin

Director

John is an experienced and well respected hotelier and leader known within the industry for his ability to successfully maximise all opportunities with enthusiasm and dedication. His success at Regional and Director level is due to the knowledge and experience gained from working in both the independent and corporate hospitality sectors. With a track record of delivering sustained revenue growth he has the ability to transform a business.

John Rawcliffe

IT Director

Former IT Director of the largest independent hotel group in the UK John has extensive knowledge of the technologies in use in the hospitality industry. Strong problem solving abilities lead him to generate sound solutions to complex IT challenges. With a strong hospitality background John is the ideal partner on any IT project.

Jennifer Gorman

Associate Director

Award winning ‘Inspirational Spa & Wellness Consultant of the Year’, Jennifer is an industry leader in the development of first-class spa and wellness businesses, bringing 30+ years in the international 4 and 5-star hotel and wellness industry. Known for her unique ability in the successful delivery of both concept-to-opening spas, and the transformation and redevelopment of existing spas, Jennifer identifies the unique offering, business, and operational requirement that brings fully optimized and integrated outcomes for the spa as part of the wider business.

Michael Jones

Director of Revenue

A proactive and results-driven professional with several years of experience within the hospitality and leisure sectors along with a proven track record of profitable growth through the creation of successful sales, business development and marketing strategies. An incisive, energetic and committed leader with a strong ethical mindset who creates and communicates a clear and compelling vision that passionately engages the entire organisation and its stakeholders.

Simon O'Donnell ACMA CGMA

Finance Director

Qualified Chartered Accountant experienced in managing finance teams large and small for multi-site entities. Simon has the ability to communicate clearly and has a strong strategic and commercial mindset. He believes that businesses must plan for growth and grasp opportunities whilst ensuring the accounting fundamentals are delivered.

Chris MacDairmid

Culinary Director

Chris is an accomplished Executive Chef having worked in a variety of roles from City Centre to Country House Hotel and Contract Catering Company to Exec Chef for a Pub Group. He is passionate about local produce and has also cooked competitively gaining a team silver medal at Hotelympia's La Parade du Chefs.