Horwath HTL launches new practice in the UK
Date: July 14, 2021
London, July 15th 2021
Horwath HTL, the world’s largest and most experienced hospitality consulting brand, announced the opening of a new practice in the United Kingdom headed by industry veteran Malcolm Kerr. Malcolm is supported by a team of professionals principally out of Crowe UK’s new headquarters at 55 Ludgate Hill in London.
Horwath HTL UK is part of Crowe UK, a leading audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with offices across six locations in the UK and an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world.
Malcolm Kerr is a well-known figure in hospitality and real estate, having previously worked for global giants Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Mövenpick hotels as well as having a successful business in Asia for many years. Malcolm and his team will work across all aspects of HTL consulting including planning and development, hotel asset management, management and brand contract negotiation, transactional advisory services, and tourism.
Malcolm Kerr said “At a critical juncture for the industry, it feels like the right time to open a business that will help navigate these difficult times. The combination of our expertise, in partnership with the complementary services of the Crowe UK team, provide an incredible platform for our clients.”
Nigel Bostock, Chief Executive of Crowe UK said, “Real Estate is a key area of our business, so taking the Horwath HTL brand, for so long synonymous with hospitality the UK, adds a significant dimension for us. Malcolm and his team are well placed to offer insight and value to our clients, further strengthening our market-leading services.”
James Chappell, Global Business Director of Horwath HTL said “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Malcolm Kerr, Nigel Bostock, Peter Varley, and their team to Horwath HTL. In many ways, Horwath HTL started in the UK with Crowe, so it feels right that they are the ones to bring the business forward.”