As Managing Director of Red Carnation Hotels, Jonathan Raggett, is responsible for the operation of eighteen 5 and 4-star hotels across the globe – six in London and others in Dorset, Guernsey, Ireland, Geneva, Palm Beach, Botswana and South Africa.
In 2009 Jonathan was named Hotelier of the Year by The Caterer and Hotelkeeper, in 2012 he was included in Caterer and Hotelkeeper’s Top 100 – The most powerful people in hospitality and listed at number 8 in the Top 10 Hoteliers. Jonathan is a Trustee for the industry’s benevolent fund, Hospitality Action and a Master Innholder.
After almost thirty years in the industry, Jonathan remains passionate about the opportunities that it offers to anyone who is prepared to work hard. Formal qualifications are not always necessary; a friendly personality, the right attitude and a willingness to learn are the keys to success.