MICHAEL J BURCHETT
Michael Burchett is a 35-year veteran of the hospitality industry.
He spent 17 years of his career with Regent and Four Seasons Hotels in Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, China, USA and Indonesia. He was the opening General Manager of the Four Seasons Jimbaran & The Regent Jakarta (now Four Seasons).
Michael continued his career as Vice President Operations with Royal Garden Resorts in Thailand responsible for hotels in Bangkok, Pattaya, Hua Hin, Phuket and Vietnam; under the Four Seasons, Marriott and Anantara brands.
In 2003 he returned to Bali to open Conrad Bali, where he has recently left after 9 years to set up his own company, MJB Hoteliers, specializing in Hospitality Management and Consulting Services. Until recently contracted through MJB Hoteliers as Vice President Indonesia for Mantra Group; and currently Regional Director of Operations SEA for Wyndham Hotel Group.
Michael is an active participant in various professional Associations and the community, as he states consistently: “being privileged to live in Bali and travel through Indonesia has given me the opportunity to give something back to the community that has given me so much”.
He was instrumental in driving the recovery program for Bali during his three terms as Chairman of the Bali Hotels Association (BHA) 2004-2008, and remains an active Member of BHA today; past Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Hotel & Restaurant Association (PHRI); Past President Rotary Nusa Dua 2008/9 ; Bailli de Bali Chaine des Rotisseurs & current Board Member of Chaine des Rotisseurs Indonesia.
An Australian, Michael is married with two children. His home is Perth where he commutes regularly to spend time with his family. He is a keen golfer.