Tony Matharu, Blue Orchid Hotels
Tony has founded many successful start-up organizations and businesses and combines his passion for hospitality with philanthropy, sport and community engagement. He is the founder and Chairman of Integrity International Group.
A former winner of “Best Small Hotel Company” (Business Travel Awards) and former “Hotelier of the Year”, Tony has recently founded London’s latest independent hotel chain: Blue Orchid Hotels under his Integrity International Group.
Tony received a Special Recognition Award for his ‘Contribution to London’s Success’ and a ‘Technology and Innovation Award’. A recipient of an Honorary Doctorate of Letters and a Fellow of ESCP Europe Business School, Tony is a regular adviser and commentator on entrepreneurship, hospitality and philanthropy. He is a Board Member of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, BEE Midtown (Business Improvement District), the Lord’s Taverners and is Chairman of the Asian Business Association.
Tony graduated in Law and Economics and holds a number of Board and other positions in the arts, charitable sector and sport, and he continues to play at representative and international levels.