In life there are those who dream with their eyes shut, and there are others who dare to embrace the challenges and battles of life and their dreams openly; in the waking hours of light. Christopher Cowdray, is one of those daring individuals, who built upon a goal to become a successful and world renowned individual in his chosen field.
Born in Zimbabwe, Cowdray began his career by earning his degree in Hotel Management in his home nation. After the completion of his original degree, he traveled to New York City, where he furthered his education at Columbia University. Through the early years in Christopher’s budding career, his work in hotel services brought him through a variety of nations and companies. Each one Cowdray attacked with excitement and vigor, determined to bring the concept of teamwork and excellence to each hotel he stepped into.
Through over 30 years in the hospitality industry, this inspiring man held positions from General Manager to Managing Director. In 2004 he was brought on board as the new General Manager for Dorchester luxury hotels, whom operates primarily throughout Europe. After showing off his prowess in the business; Cowdray was promoted to the Chief Executive Officer of Dorchester in 2007.
Since his promotion Cowdray’s star continues to rise in the hotelier business. Selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award at the European Hospitality Awards, his dedication to excellence is continually recognized. Cowdray, with his integral belief that each and every person involved in the company plays an integral role in the success of the business, pushes the boundaries of hotel management, creating an experience like no other.
Christopher Cowdray is a prime example of a man who has chosen to live his dreams with his eyes’ wide open. Through determination, education, experience, and ingenuity, Cowdray has taken the hotel world by storm.