Chief Executive Officer
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas
Neil Jacobs is the chief executive officer at Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. With over three decades of experience in the operation, development and transactional side of hotels and spas, Neil is passionate about wellness, sustainability, inventive design, food and experiential travel.
Prior to joining Six Senses, Neil spent 5 years at Starwood Capital Group as president of global hotel operations where he was responsible for the development of two innovative new brands, Baccarat Hotels and 1 Hotels, both debuting in 2014.
Neil spent 14 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts most recently serving as senior vice president operations for Asia Pacific since 2003. Based in Singapore, he was responsible for the operation of 16 hotels throughout the Asia Pacific region with 10 additional properties under development in China, India, Vietnam and the Indian Ocean. In his role, he managed four regional vice presidents and was responsible for human resources, finance and sales and marketing disciplines in the region.
His career prior to Four Seasons included key leadership roles with New Europe Hotels NV, IDG Resorts, Grand Champions Resort Corporation and Venture Inns of America. He began his hospitality career in Food & Beverage with Trusthouse Forte and his spirit of adventure has taken him to exciting postings around the world including London, Rome, Sardinia, Paris, Sri Lanka, Bali, Barbados and Los Angeles.
Neil attended Westminster Hotel School in London and received a diploma in French Civilization from La Sorbonne University in Paris, France. He is fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian and Bahasa Indonesia.