Irene Zijlmans - Project Director HoCoSo


Project Director

HoCoSo’s backbone for all matters Administrative, Financial, Legal, Human Resources, Social

Irene holds the key to making all of HoCoSo’s operations run smoothly and efficiently, combining effective and efficient management and administration with over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry across Europe in consulting, hotel asset management and hotel development.

Her career spans the spectrum of hotel operations for Whitbread, consulting for PKF, asset management for Vision and development for Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.

A Dutch national living in Switzerland with her two sons, Irene is passionate about anything to do with wine and food and the occasional Gin &Tonic. A sporty character, she enjoys above all tennis but life without family and friends is simply unimaginable.

Irene holds a BSc in Hotel management from Stenden University in The Netherlands as well as a Masters of Arts in International Leisure & Tourism Studies from the University of North London.

She speaks Dutch, English and German fluently.

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