Belinda Nwosu FIH, is the lead consultant for Human Capital Development Services at W Hospitality Group. She received her BSc in Mathematics and Statistics from University of Lagos, a BSc in Hospitality Management from Manchester Metropolitan University, and an MA in Hospitality Management from the University of West London. She is currently a doctoral student at University of Southampton Business School. Her research interest lies in the interplay of culture and quality outcomes in international hotel brands in emerging economies.

Belinda is a well-respected professional with over 14 years’ experience as a lecturer and academic administrator at Wavecrest College of Hospitality, a leading hospitality institution in Nigeria. Her experience with human capital development includes needs analysis, resource deployment and operations training for several organisations in the hotel, foodservice, not-for-profit and public sectors.

She is a Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality (UK), and the Area Consultant (West Africa) of EuroCHRIE, the official federation for Europe, the Mediterranean Basin and Africa of the International Council for Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education. In addition, she recently qualified as a Certified Hotel Industry Analyst with STR Global.