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Virtual MASTER Open Day @ SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School


04 May 2021 ( 13:00 ) UTC


90 min.


- Discover our different Postgraduate and Master Programs
- Learn more about internships and career opportunities
- Get a glimpse of our campuses and a taste of the student experience
- Interact virtually with our faculty and students and get all your questions answered

Mark Urech

Assistant Dean at SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School

Mark Urech has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, holding various leadership positions for prominent brands, including Radisson Blue, Hilton, and Gate Gourmet. He has a Master’s degree in Education and an MBA. He joined Swiss Hotel Management school in 2010 as a programme leader and lecturer, taking up his position as Assistant Dean in 2015. He is dedicated to curriculum design and constantly improving the educational experience for students.

Nektarios Lykopantis

MA Program Manager at SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School

Dynamic hospitality professional with over 20 years management experience in various hotels and regions at the international market. Strong background in all aspects of food & beverage and hotel operation in properties like Choice Hotels Europe, Accor Hotels, Harrods Ltd, and Luxury Resorts. Holds a Master’s Degree in education and a Master in International Hotel Management. He has joined SHMS in 2013 as a lecturer, taking over later the management of the Master program in Caux.

Andrea Leuenberger

PGD, MIB and MSc Program Manager at SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School

A Swiss “hôtelière diplomée”, Andrea holds an Executive MBA from EHL Lausanne, a Master’s degree in Education, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Design Thinking. She has held executive positions and training and development mandates at hospitality establishments in major cities across three continents, and speaks five languages. Andrea joined SHMS in 2013 and manages all Postgraduate and Master programs on our Leysin campus.

Carlos Walter

Internship and Career Coach at SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School

Hospitality Management professional with over 20 years experience in hotel management and personal development coaching. Worked for companies such as Melia Hotels International, NH hotels, Club Med and others. Holder of a Master of Science in International Hospitality Management. Internship and Career Coach since 2015 at SHMS; responsible for the Career path development of students, here to assist you to progress and to get you where you want to go.

Rizky Fadhila Munir

Student at SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School

Rizky is from Indonesia and already completed his PGD diploma and internship at SHMS. He is currently doing the MIB - Master of International Business in Hotel, Resort and Spa Management and will be sharing his study experience with you.

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