UK/EU: HVS Hodges Ward Elliot (HVS HWE) has named Jon Critchley as director, expanding the firm’s capital markets capabilities across the UK and Europe.
Critchley joins HVS WHE from real estate agent Avison Young. Here, he focussed on buy-side investment mandate and valuation advisory, as well as hotel operator selections and fixed income investments across Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Prior to Avison Young, Critchley held senior roles at Knight Frank and CBRE.
Speaking about his appointment, Critchley said: “I am hugely excited to be joining one of the most recognised global hospitality consulting brands. HVS works with a fantastic range of international investors and I look forward to supporting and enhancing the team in delivering exceptional results for our clients.”
Charles Human, president of HVS Europe, added: “Jon brings further depth to our brokerage and investment advisory offer with his extensive experience in the hospitality sector. Having advised top level players in the sector for over 10 years Jon will play a key role in bolstering our existing pan-European deal-making capabilities as part of our expanding London office.”
HVS Hodges Ward Elliott is the European brokerage and investment advisory arm of HVS, a global consulting firm focussed on the hospitality industry. HVS provides guidance across all types of hospitality assets including hotels, restaurants, casinos, shared-ownership lodging, mixed-use developments, golf courses, spa and wellness and more.