With more than 15 years of experience in the field, Valerie most recently served as Regional Director of Public Relations and Marketing Communications in the Asia Pacific region for Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, having joined the group in 2018. Prior to this, she had been with notable hospitality brands such as with Swissotel Hotels and Resorts, Pan Pacific Hotels and Resorts, and Raffles Hotel Singapore. Earlier in her career she also held positions in the consumer electronics and public relations consultancy space. A familiar personality in the industry, Valerie is also sought after for her insights and has been on the panel of conferences, addressing key thought-leadership topics of interest such as the future of Influencer and Social Media Marketing. She has also led various teams to garner a variety of awards and was also a judge at industry awards.
In her new role, Valerie will also focus on new resort openings in Asia, including Club Med Kiroro Grand, Club Med’s 5th Japanese resort and 4th ski resort in Hokkaido opening later this year in December, and Club Med Borneo, Kota Kinabalu in 2024. When out of the office, Valerie enjoys exploring new destinations, cultures and cuisine, and can often be found either hiking amidst lush nature or skiing in winter, a new passion recently discovered on a visit to the French Alps.