MICHAEL J BURCHETT
MANAGING DIRECTOR

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.

TROY SINCLAIR

DIRECTOR
Troy has amassed considerable international experience in the hospitality, banking and IT sectors in Australia, Europe and Indonesia.
Troy graduated from the University of Sunshine Coast in 2002 with a Bachelor of Business Information Systems; further enhanced when he completed a Masters of Business Administration Hotel & Tourism Management in 2010 through the University of Southern Cross.
In 2004, in partnership with his father Alan Sinclair, Troy developed and opened Batu Karang Lembongan Resort & Day Spa. Troy’s practical experience stems from the eight years establishing this Boutique Resort as the leading property on Nusa Lembongan, commencing with conceptual design, project management, through opening in 2006, and as General Manager.
As Owner~Operator of Batu Karang Resort, Troy gained a unique insight into the relationship between ownership and management; and a greater understanding of the partnership that must exist between Owner~Developer and Operator~Manager to ensure success.
In addition to Troy’s academic qualifications and practical experience, he continues to develop his Bahasa Indonesia language skills, currently holding a Level 5 (Business) certificate. Troy is also an accomplished surfer and Jui Jitsu proponent.

JANE BURCHETT
DIRECTOR

Jane Burchett joined MJB Hoteliers in 2013 bringing with her over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. After spending a number of years working as a chef overseas, she returned home to Perth Western Australia, and started a significant catering business, expanding over the years to include:

•catering major events such as music festivals, conferences and weddings

•the development and distribution of a diverse range of wholesale food items to gourmet supermarkets & café’s in and around Perth

•catering special events in her own Function Suite and Lounge Bar

•providing consulting project management services to the hospitality industry in Perth.

After more than 15 years in Perth, it was time for a change, and Jane relocated to Bali when she was appointed Director of Operations at MJB Hoteliers. During the next six years she broadened her knowledge and experience in all aspects of the hospitality industry providing consultancy services in F&B design, project management, menu development, training and operations oversight.

In 2018, Jane formed her own company, FOCUS on hospitality, providing personalised hospitality consulting services for new and existing businesses across Asia and Australia

MADE DARMAWAN
MANAGING DIRECTOR – ISLAND ESCAPE VILLAS​

Made Darmawan is the Director of Island Escape Villas and the driving force behind the company’s sales & marketing initiatives. He oversees the new developments, corporate strategy and brand direction. Made has over twenty one years of experience in operations, sales & marketing, finance, project development in the leisure industry in the United States and Indonesia. Before concentrating on Island Escape Villas, Made has been associated with a number of successful brands in the leisure industry including Hilton, Conrad, Banyan Tree, Alila, Four Seasons Resorts and Mantra Group Australia. Made is a graduate of College of the Canyons in California
Made’s experience attracted him back into operations in Executive Management positions with Mantra Group and Alila Hotels & Resorts. Prior to joining MJB Hoteliers he played a pivotal role in rebranding Chedi to Mantra at Sakala Resort & Beach Club as Resort Manager. Now heading up the development of Island Escape Villas.

TOBIAS KONOPKA
OPERATIONS MANAGER 

Tobi joined MJB Hoteliers in November 2019 and supports the Team in his role as Operations Manager, ensuring the business of MJB Hoteliers runs smoothly and responds to Owner’s and Client’s expectations in a professional manner. Tobi brings eight years of experiences from Germany and Indonesia.

After Tobi graduated from the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Uniersity, with a Master of Arts in Indonesian linguistics and Southeast Asian Studies and a scholarship holder of the Robert Bosch Foundation. He taught Intercultural Communication at the Pattimura University; while studying Project and Leadership Management.

After completing his scholarship, Tobi decided to move to Bali to join with MJB Hoteliers and start a professional career in the hospitality industry.

Tobi is a wine enthusiast and loves to travel through Asia and Europe.