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

• 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


Rosmalia has over 43 years of hospitality experience in Japan, South Korea, China, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and the Middle East, with responsibilities ranging from country operations to property management, regional and corporate revenue, marketing, sales, and project management.

She has extensive experience in hospitality start-ups from city hotels and retreats to luxury lifestyle integrated resorts, with a portfolio of restaurants, bars, marina, villas, cottages, private residences, golf course, ski terrain, sports club, yacht club, golf & country club, snow sports academy, wellness centre, dive centre, meetings and convention facility.

Rosmalia, a Singaporean, has held senior leadership positions at Jumeirah, W Hotels and The Luxury Collection, Mandarin Oriental, Melia Hotels, The Fullerton, Pan Pacific, and Kempinski Hotels. She was Senior Vice President, Marketing for Melco China Resorts, and was the former Chief Marketing Officer at PT. Lippo Karawaci Tbk. Prior to joining MJB Hoteliers, Rosmalia was Director of Revenue, Sales and Marketing for Asia-Pacific at Wyndham Destinations.

She serves as board member of The Learning Farm, a Boston-based non-profit organization for vulnerable youths, and is an 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.



Paolo, an Italian national, has over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. After spending many years in Europe, he relocated to Asia in 1992 and has since worked in a number of Asian countries, including Indonesia, Korea, Bangladesh, Thailand, and Singapore. He has extensive work experience with international luxury hospitality brands, including Mandarin Oriental, Sheraton, Pan Pacific, and Dusit.

Prior to joining MJB Hoteliers and Sojourn in 2021, Paolo served as general manager of Wyndham Casablanca, Jakarta, for two years at Wyndham Destination. He is a professional in the hospitality industry who understands the significance of collaborating with owners and managers to create a dynamic team capable of achieving outstanding results.

Paolo has a solid operational foundation, emphasizing a hands-on approach and attention to detail. He has expertise in developing pre-opening strategies, innovative F&B design, and client relations.

Additionally, Paolo is a certified health and nutrition life coach. As a plant-based triathlete, he continues to compete in Ironman competitions and a variety of running and swimming races. He speaks English, French, Bahasa Indonesia, and Italian fluently.



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.



Christian started his financial career at Mazaro Group Hospitality in 2015 where he worked as a Corporate Cost Controller. Since then, he has been assuming financial roles in various hospitality companies as an Internal Auditor, a Financial Consultant and a Financial Controller as well as the Chief Financial Officer at PT Boga Rezeki Optima.

7 years into his financial career, Christian joined MJB Hoteliers as an Operations and Finance Manager, overseeing the company’s financial landscape while actively contributing in various capacities within MJBH, including the overall operations of the company as well as the technological aspect of it. After joining MJBH, Christian further enriched his skills by completing a financial management course at eCornell.

As he continues to navigate the intersection of finance and operations, Christian remains dedicated to driving excellence in both financial stewardship and operations within MJB Hoteliers.



Diyah graduated with a double degree in Accounting and International Finance and Accounting from Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta and Saxion University of Applied Sciences in Deventer, Netherlands. This comprehensive educational background has equipped her with a multifaceted understanding of financial management and international business practices, providing a solid foundation for her role as a CSR Executive at MJB Hoteliers.

Having honed her skills through internships and organizational roles, Diyah brings a wealth of experience in social media marketing, event coordination, and sponsorship management to our team. Her track record includes orchestrating successful fundraising events for charitable causes and forging strategic partnerships with corporations, all while maintaining a keen focus on delivering results.

Joining MJB Hoteliers as our CSR Executive, Diyah seamlessly integrates her expertise in finance, marketing, and project management to drive our corporate responsibility initiatives forward. Her dedication to making a positive difference aligns perfectly with our values, ensuring that we not only excel in hospitality but also actively contribute to our community and environment.