Venessa first joined Accor Asia Regional Head-office in Bangkok between 1996 to 2000 as Development Manager. Prior to rejoining Accor in 2007 as General Manager Development – Asia, she worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers Hospitality & Leisure team in Singapore as Associate Director and later formed her own consulting company specializing in the hospitality industry.
She has extensive operational and consulting experiences and had held various positions in the Asian and Canadian hospitality industries with KPMG Peat Marwick, Regent Hotel Taipei and Four Seasons Hotels in Canada.
Venessa receives her Bachelor of Commerce degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. She is currently based in Singapore.