Sonder Board Member since: 2023
Simon Turner has over 35 years of experience in the hospitality and real estate sectors, having held senior executive roles and board seats in both public and private enterprises. In 2017, he formed Alpha Lodging Partners to make selective investments, and to provide strategic and transactional advisory services to hospitality sector companies and investors. From 2008 to 2016, he served as President, Global Development of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, where he was responsible for all global development and real estate transactional activities. Prior to that, he served as a Principal of Hotel Capital Advisers, Inc., a hotel investment advisory firm overseeing Four Seasons and Fairmont brand and property investments in North America and Europe. His past board service has included Fairmont Raffles Hotels International and Four Seasons Hotels. Additionally, Turner previously served as an independent director of ClubCorp Holdings, Extended Stay America, Watermark Lodging Trust, and Steigenberger Hotels. He currently serves as a director of Goldman Sachs Real Estate Income Trust, and Purchase Senior Learning Community.