HoCoSo welcomes multi-cultural global leader Patrick Ghielmetti to its advisors’ team and network as Head of Cultural Transformation.

Passionate about “changing the world – one leader at a time”, Patrick brings his expertise in improving bottom-line results and building more cohesive and effective management teams within corporations and organizations to the HoCoSo Expert Community a selective boutique network bringing together some of the greatest minds in the hospitality industry.

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Patrick’s extensive career of over three decades of hotel management experience includes working on four continents and thirty-five countries, primarily with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts. His expertise comes from deep experience in Operations, HR, and Leadership Facilitation. He is your go-to person for personal, team-driven, dynamic, and transformational journeys. Patrick is the founder and president of Ghielmetti & Associates, facilitating transformational leadership programs and behavior-based executive coaching.

Thumbnail Hospitality Resilience Series on Dynamic Leadership with Patrick GhielmettiWe are truly delighted to have one of the leading behaviour-based and cultural-change executive coaches join the HoCoSo teamsays Jonathan Humphries, Chairman of HoCoSo. “Our whole team is eagerly looking forward to collaborating with Patrick. He has already participated as an expert on one of our Hospitality Resilience Series webinars, and he has also been a guest on our HoCoSo Conversation podcast channel.  During both events, Patrick explained the difference between static and dynamic leadership styles and the impact on the way we approach ourselves, our teams, and how we can improve as leaders. He makes sure to create constructive positive energy, so that everyone can relate to their own experiences. He communicates actionable tactics and strategies, by using real-life examples, in order for leaders to embark on a journey of personal development and inner-resilience.

I know that Patrick will be an incredibly valuable contributor to our team and clients, so that together we can create solutions for the future of hospitality leaders, teams and organisations.”

Patrick Ghielmetti explains “Joining HoCoSo and its network of experts is to enhance my ambition to help change and shape the world for a better future – one leader at a time. Together we will support each other and be committed to generating results in the hospitality industry and beyond.”

The HoCoSo expert community includes Jonathan Humphries, Chairman of HoCoSo and co-creator of several ground-breaking and award-winning concepts in the hotel industry and in hospitality education; Katharine Le Quesne, Managing Director UK with a track record of helping owners and operators realize their vision and create value in hotels and resorts; Irene Zijlmans, Project Director and a leader in the field of asset management and development; Alphy Johnson Managing Director of the Americas with a career spanning 45 years and experience in crisis management; Chris Mumford Head of Leadership Services bringing his exclusive approach to wholistic leadership and team engagement; and Sean Worker Managing Director Technology, Adaption and Innovation Services helping businesses transform and improve their outcomes for success.

Tune in to Patrick’s latest conversation with Jonathan Humphries of the HoCoSo CONVERSATION.

Patrick and Jonathan explore the four principles of leadership:

Leading Dynamically - Part 1 - Patrick Ghielmetti for HoCoSo CONVERSATION

Leading Dynamically - Part 2 - Patrick Ghielmetti for HoCoSo CONVERSATION

About HoCoSo

HoCoSo are advisors with a difference.

We create tailor-made and innovative solutions for clients’ hospitality-led projects by bringing together the optimum team of sector specialists.

Jonathan Humphries, Chairman and Owner of HoCoSo, and his direct team specialize in the extended-stay, co-living, and hotel-alternatives hospitality market; luxury, lifestyle and boutique hotels; and resort developments in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Our strengths lie in the following core services:

During the covid19 crisis, HoCoSo launched HoCoSo CONNECT, an initiative aimed at bringing the industry together to brainstorm and collaborate; HoCoSo CONVERSATION, a podcast channel encouraging the discussion with thought leaders from around the globe, for the hospitality industry; and, in collaboration with Atlas Coaching and Cervus Leadership Consulting, we also launched the Hospitality Resilience Series , a combination of online events, insights and discussions aimed at helping build your personal resilience and inner immunity.