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The Team


SIHC consists of a growing number of highly professional senior hotel, tourism or health care experts with international background. For each mandate, we provide you with the best-qualified consultants that suit the project brief in terms of expert knowledge as well as required local market know-how.

Markus Kraus - Managing Director


A graduate from the world’s best known Hotel School Lausanne, Switzerland, Markus Kraus has more than 30 years of Hotel Management experience in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia/Pacific.



Groups: Hilton Worldwide, Worldhotels, Swissotel, Melia Hotels International, The Rezidor Group, Arenas The Resorts

Type of Establishments: City Hotels, Congress Hotels, Resorts, Airport Hotel, Casino Hotel, Boutique Hotel, Residences, Vacation Club

Fields: F&B, Operations, General Management, Group Management, Development

Expertise: Hotel Development, Pre-Opening, Re-Positioning, De-branding, Change Management, Quality Assurance, Profit Optimization, Guest & Team Member Satisfaction, Human Resources Management

Countries: Cameroon, China, Egypt, Italy, Mongolia, Philippines, Qatar, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, UAE, USA

Credo: “The only constant in life is change”

SIHC Associate Directors


SIHC Associate Directors (AD) have a minimum of 20 years of specific field experience and at least two years of relevant consulting practice. An AD is generally responsible of the consulting mandates of a region/country and works with several (freelance) Associate Managers.  MORE

SIHC Associate Managers


SIHC Associate Managers (AM) are hospitality/tourism/health care professionals at the peak of their professional careers. AM’s know-how is the best of its class in their specific regions of experience. They are part-time, full-time or mandated SIHC Associates with great flexibility and availability for your needs.  MORE

Become a SIHC Associate

We welcome hospitality/tourism/health care professionals with the relevant consulting skills to apply to become an Associate Manager or Director of his/her territory. Please send your complete application including SIHC references directly to our CEO or use our online application form.

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