Our Team

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Dario Bertucci – Managing Director

Prior to his role at ASMALLWORLD Hospitality, Dario was Managing Partner of Swiss Hospitality & Partners, a strategic consultancy firm for the hospitality industry and a company which he founded jointly with Alexander and Michael Manz in 2010. Among other projects, Dario was responsible for the refurbishment of the Ritz Carlton Hotel de la Paix in Geneva and supported the luxury division of Accor Hotels with the project management of multiple property conversions.

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Michael Manz – Chairman of the Board

Michael is an entrepreneur and investor in the hospitality space. He was a founding partner of Swiss Hospitality Partners and is a board member of Swiss Hospitality Collection and Oro Verde Hotels. He also brought the Ritz Carlton brand to Switzerland by opening the Ritz Carlton Hotel de la Paix in Geneva. Michael holds an MBA from Bocconi University, Milan and a master’s degree from the Zürich Conservatory.

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Patrick Liotard-Vogt – Board Member

Patrick is an entrepreneur and investor in Private Equity and Real Estate. He is the chairman of ASMALLWORLD AG, the parent company of ASMALLWORLD Hospitality. He co-founded REP Real Estate Projects AG and served on the boards of Amiado AG, Avivum AG, Sallfort Privatbank AG and Diners Club Schweiz AG.

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Jan Luescher – Board Member

Jan is the CEO of the ASMALLWORLD Group. He has over 10 years’ experience as a strategy consultant at Bain & Company and is an expert in growth strategy and operational execution. Jan holds an MBA from the Nanyang Business School and a Master’s in Strategy & International Management from St. Gallen HSG.

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ALEXANDER MANZ – DIRECTOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Alexander is an entrepreneur and investor in the hospitality space. He is the founder of the Swiss Hospitality Collection, one of the biggest Swiss hotel associations, and an experienced business consultant, specialising in value creation for hotel owners. Alexander has over 15 years of expertise in strategic hospitality marketing and distribution and holds an MBA from Bocconi University, Milan and a master’s degree from the Zürich Conservatory.