Executive Vice President & General Counsel, Kerzner International
John Oddy has acted as chief legal advisor to Kerzner International since August, 2016. He provides counsel and guidance to both management and the Board of Directors and is responsible for the direction and management of Kerzner’s overall legal affairs and with negotiations related to the growth of Kerzner International worldwide.
Prior to joining Kerzner International, Mr. Oddy spent six years at H.H The Ruler’s Court as a legal advisor to the Government of Dubai and prior to that worked within the Dubai World business unit. During his time as a legal advisor to the Government of Dubai, he provided legal advice to the Government and its departments on a broad range of domestic and international legal issues and oversaw a team focused on resolving disputes and cross-border matters involving international protocol and treaties. Prior to joining the Government of Dubai, Mr. Oddy resided in London and Paris and received his Bachelor of Law degree from Adelaide University in 2002.