Paul Macpherson

Executive Vice President Global Business & Real Estate Development, Kerzner International


Paul Macpherson, Executive Vice President, Global Business and Real Estate Development has had a noteworthy career in global business development. He supports the strategic worldwide growth of Kerzner International, including the iconic Atlantis resorts that are the ultimate in entertainment destinations and the ultra-luxury One&Only Resorts.​

Mr. MacPherson joined Kerzner International in 2015 with over 30 years in the hospitality and financial segments. Most recently, he was with Whitbread Hotels and Restaurants International where, as President and Managing Director, he implemented the 10-year international expansion strategy for Premier Inn hotels. He built that company’s international presence, as well as established a robust development pipeline spanning from Saudi Arabia to Indonesia. 

Mr. MacPherson joined Whitbread from Jumeirah Group where he held the position of Chief Development Officer from 2005, overseeing the entire development strategy of global expansion for the brand. Prior to joining Jumeirah, he worked with Hilton International where he held the position of Vice President Development for Asia Pacific and Middle East and PKF Consulting in Hong Kong and Singapore as Vice President - Asia Pacific. Prior to moving to Asia, Macpherson worked for the Royal Bank of Canada, Price Waterhouse and Air Canada.