Michelle Walder

The female GM role model for


· Podcast

We talked about how she was born into a life of hospitality. Not only the operational side, but design as well. She went to work at properties designed by creatives such as Ian Schrager, Starck, Andrew Balasz etc. Whilst she loved beautiful buildings, she quickly realised architecture and design were not to her liking and went back into hospitality. After studying at hotel school she spent time between the US and London working at various hotels and eventually to the role of GM at the Nomad Hotel in New York. Incredible opportunities coming through her networks. We discussed passion for the industry, challenges of work life balance, lack of female role models and in the end you can figure it out.

Click to listen to her podcast episode here.