Joanne Taylor-Stagg is a seasoned hospitality professional with over 25 years’ experience, having worked in hotels around the world. She has held many integral positions in hotels throughout her career, and has used her creativity and strong leadership to facilitate the growth of her team as well as the establishments during that time.
Progressing and nurturing young talent is one of the reasons Joanne gets out of bed in the morning and is an initiative she is fiercely passionate about. She played a pivotal role setting up the inaugural IHG Academy programme to help young and long-term unemployed individuals return to the workplace, as well as assisting Dr Hilary Cooke to setup of a mentoring scheme between St Julian Scholars and the Master Innholders Aspiring Leaders Diploma graduates.
She has overseen multi-million-pound refurbishments, due diligence work on acquisitions and refinancing deals and helped and supported her teams to delivering exceptional results; with record breaking revenue and exceeding both guest and staff satisfaction indexes.