Michael is a 45-year veteran of the hospitality industry. He spent 17 years of his career with Regent and Four Seasons in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, China, USA and Indonesia. He was the opening General Manager for 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 spent 9 years establishing Conrad amongst Bali’s leading hotels. He established MJB Hoteliers in 2012, specializing in Hospitality Management and Consulting Services. In addition to new-build and existing projects, MJB Hoteliers was contracted to set up and manage Mantra Group in Indonesia. MJB Hoteliers remains actively involved in supporting Wyndham Destinations across Asia Pacific.
​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; past Vice Chairman of the Indonesian Hotel & Restaurant Association (PHRI); past President Rotary Nusa Dua; past Bailli de Bali Chaine des Rotisseurs & current Board Member of Chaine des Rotisseurs Indonesia.


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 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 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.


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. 


Rosmalia is a 40-year hospitality veteran with experience spanning across eight countries, ranging in scope from country operations, property, regional and corporate revenue, marketing and sales, project management, hospitality start-ups from city establishments to luxury lifestyle integrated resorts, with a portfolio of restaurants, bars, marina, villas, private residences, golf course, ski terrain, sports club, yacht club, golf & country club, snow sports academy, meetings and convention facilities.

A Singapore citizen, Rosmalia has held senior leadership positions at Jumeirah, Starwood Hotels & Resorts: W Hotels, The Luxury Collection, Mandarin Oriental, Melia Hotels, Rosenbluth International, The Fullerton, Pan Pacific, Melco China Resorts, and Kempinski Hotels. She was the former Chief Marketing Officer at PT. Lippo Karawaci Tbk. hospitality and leisure group. Prior to joining MJB Hoteliers, Rosmalia was Director of Revenue, Sales and Marketing at Wyndham Destinations, Asia-Pacific.

Rosmalia has a comprehensive knowledge of and aptitude for the Indonesian business culture, and is an active participant and contributor in Indonesia’s business community. She serves as board member at The Learning Farm, a Boston-based non-profit organization for vulnerable youths, and elected international board member of Aidhub.org, an Australian based non-profit organisation that provides global technology platform for managing aid and non-profit programs. 


A senior hospitality professional and experienced General Manager with over 25 years of experience in the hospitality business in Bali as well as with major hotel brands around the world.

Gary has extensive experience of hotel pre-opening assignments, concept development as well as a very strong F&B background that has culminated in the creation some of Bali’s best restaurants.



Paolo is an Italian national, working in the hospitality industry for more than 30 years.
After working in Europe, he moved to Asia in 1992 where he lives until now. Paolo worked in various countries like Indonesia, Korea, Bangladesh, Thailand and Singapore. The last two years he was with Wyndham Destination, before joining MJBH on the Island of the Gods.

He is a truly hospitality industry professional team player with an extensive experience within the international luxury hospitality brands like Mandarin Oriental, Sheraton, Pan Pacific and Dusit. Just to mention a few.
Paolo has a strong operational background, definitely a ‘hands on’ approach and an eye for details. His main competencies are including Pre-Opening, F&B, Client relations and many more.

In addition to his vast hospitality background in hotels and restaurants Paolo is also a certified health and nutrition Life Coach.
A plant-based triathlete himself, he still competes in ironman competitions and various distance running and swimming race events.

He is fluent in English, French, Bahasa Indonesia and of course Italian!