Ingrid Eras-Magdalena

Member of the board of trustees and chair of the remuneration committee - First appointment: 1 November 2014. Current appointment: until 1 November 2022.

Executive vice-president, chief human resources officer, Belmond Hotels.

Ingrid Eras-Magdalena is executive vice-president, chief human resources officer at Belmond UK Ltd. Belmond is a global group of 46 iconic hotels, trains and river cruises that brings together some of the world's most thrilling journeys and destinations. She has been a member of the senior leadership team since joining Belmond in September 2014. Prior to joining Belmond, Ingrid Eras-Magdalena spent 18 years working for Starwood in various positions in the company’s hotel operations as well as the division office for Europe, Africa & the Middle East.

Ingrid studied at Hotelschool The Hague from 1984 to 1988. She enjoys public speaking, which she has done at various international HR conferences, as well as at INSEAD and CEDEP. For the past two years, she has been chair of the board of GTTP, a non-profit organisation promoting and expanding a programme supported by the travel and tourism industry to develop future talent and remedy the global shortage of skills in the sector.

As I was trained and educated at Hotelschool The Hague, it is a pleasure and an honour to give back to the younger generation studying at this prestigious organisation. As a board member, I am fully committed to maintaining Hotelschool The Hague’s professional and forward-looking reputation in the industry.’