Meet The Team
Meet our talented team of experts driven by the passion for luxury hospitality and travel.
Managing Director and Founder
Having spent more than fifteen years in Asia, this captivating continent never ceases to amaze Christine. In 1999, having successfully led the expansion for a satellite office of an acclaimed Singapore organization in Bali Indonesia, Christine was appointed the Director of Sales & Marketing at Chiva‐Som, Thailand, in 2001 (‐2005). This enriching environment is where Christine prompted the conception of an independent business venture that would fuse her former experience and expertise. She was keen on providing personal marketing strategies for truly extraordinary travel destinations. As a result, Heavens Portfolio was launched in August 2005 in Singapore.
Regional Director of Sales
Sandy has over 15 years’ experience in the hospitality industry with global experience for internationally renowned companies ‐ Marriott International Inc., Cathay Holidays Hong Kong and Cathay Pacific Airways. In this role, Sandy will oversee the sales strategies and development for our offices in India, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and China. Before joining Heavens Portfolio, Sandy was the Director, Global Sales Hong Kong at Marriott International Inc. managing multiple business segments on Global Corporate Travel, Wholesaler, Leisure Travel and MICE. Sandy holds a BA in Marketing and Advertising from Curtin University of Australia.
Regional Director of Marketing & Communications
With over 7 years of both in-house and agency PR & Marketing experience, Shirley has worked with a myriad of international luxury, fashion, F&B, travel, and corporate brands. Having lived and worked in Malaysia, Australia, and Hong Kong, Shirley speaks four languages and has undertaken several regional positions and has strong media and brand contacts across Asia Pacific. As Regional Director of Heavens Portfolio, Shirley is in charge of developing and implementing key strategies for clients, managing her team in five regional offices and assisting with business development.
Director of Sales (Hong Kong)
Sunfill has been working in the travel industry since he graduated university. His experiences cover several aspects of tourism such as tour leading, FIT product development, online sales etc. Sunfill will oversee the sales team of the Hong Kong office. He looks forward to blending his experience and passion towards tourism into his new position and growing together with Heavens Portfolio.
Sales Executive (Hong Kong)
Kyris graduated from City University of Hong Kong, majoring in Service Operations Management (BBA), hence she comes with a full understanding of the hospitality industry. Furthermore, she has a few years of experience in customer service, especially in VIP member servicing and has gained a hands-on experience in luxury travel and accommodation arrangements.
Sales Manager (Hong Kong)
Janet joined Heavens Portfolio in March 2017 with her 18 years of working experience in the travel industry. She previously worked as Operations Team Leader at a wholesale agent and has worked closely with travel agents, hence providing her with a strong background and understanding of the industry. With her passion and confidence in this sector, she will add fresh insight and value to Heavens Portfolio.
Administration Executive (Hong Kong)
Maggie joined the Heavens Portfolio team as Administration Executive of the Hong Kong office. She brings with her over ten years of experience in the travel industry, and has participated in product, sales and customer services. Her practical experience has strengthened her interpersonal dynamics and her ability to wholly support our clients as well as our team across Asia.
PR & Marketing Manager (Hong Kong)
Joyce graduated from the City University of Hong Kong with Hons in Integrated Strategic Communication. She commenced her PR and Marketing career with Goodwood Motors, focusing on luxury brands Rolls‐Royce and McLaren. She joined Heavens Portfolio in 2014 where she continues to develop her media relations and has and strong interest in travel and luxury products.
Sales Manager (Beijing)
Doris joined Heavens Portfolio’s Beijing office in August 2017. She has more than 11 years of working experience in the travel industry. The companies she worked for (GTA, Pegasus Pegatur, Byecity.com and Beijing Mogutrip International Travel Service) vary from wholesalers, land operators, OTA, consolidators to retail travel agencies; all of which attributed to her extensive knowledge in this industry. Apart from her knowledge in the professional practice itself, she is particularly familiar with the destinations in Europe and Southeast Asia. She is a sociable person who can establish excellent relationships with both the teammates and the clients.
PR & Marketing Manager (Shanghai)
With over 3 years of both high-end lifestyle & fashion media (KOL) and VIP client relations management and PR & Marketing experience at Shanghai Richemont Twin Villa Company Limited (KEE Club Shanghai), Ivy has worked with a myriad of international luxury, fashion, jewelry, travel and corporate brands. Prior to that, Ivy worked as Sales & Marketing secretary in an international five-star hotel brand, with nearly 4 years of hotel experience. She was born in Shanghai and was a flight attendant of an overseas private airline before becoming a hotel personnel. Her strength is in communication and professional hospitality VIP services. As PR & Marketing Manager (China) of Heavens Portfolio, Ivy is mainly responsible for social media (KOLs) and media collaborations, marketing event planning and execution. Furthermore, she assists the Regional Director of Marketing & Communications with related issues & market strategy for the Chinese market.
PR & Marketing Assistant (Shanghai)
Carrie joined Heavens Portfolio Shanghai office in May 2017 with a diversified work experience in the hotel industry. She worked for Park Hyatt Shanghai for more than 7 years and contributed to several departments including Customer Relations, Event Sales, Sales & Marketing, and Marketing & Communications. In her previous role as Assistant Marketing & Communications Manager, she established her connections with local media and achieved PR & Marketing experience. Carrie is happy to join Heavens Portfolio and continues to devote herself to the luxury travel industry.
Sales Manager (Shanghai)
Lynn joined Heavens Portfolio Shanghai office in April 2017. She has more than 7 years experience in the travel industry and has previously worked as an account manager in Kuoni, one of the biggest destination management companies in Europe, and has very good relationship with agents. Lynn is very happy to start a new career with the Heavens Portfolio team and will continue to do her best in the Luxury travel segment.
Sales Executive (Chengdu)
Connie Zhong Joined Heavens Portfolio’s Chengdu office in February 2017. She once served in the High-end travel industry in Chengdu, and had previously acted as Tahiti Inbound Tour Operator. She will continue to expand on her existing network of key partners and continue her sincere and steady growth in the industry.
Sales Manager (Shanghai)
Tina Joined Heavens Portfolio’s Shanghai office in February 2017. After achieving a Master’s Degree in Marketing in France, she devoted herself to the travel industry. She previously worked as Travel Consultant and Lifestyle Manager for domestic tour operators in Paris and Ten Group (Shanghai Office). After joining Heavens Portfolio, Tina brings her passion and experience in the travel industry to strengthen Heavens Portfolio.
Sales Manager (Shenzhen)
Emy graduated with an educational background in Travel Management and joined Viluxur Holidays in the Maldives. She has worked closely with travel industry professionals in her region and has a strong background and understanding of luxury hotels. Emy joined Heavens Portfolio in November 2016 and will continue to expand on her existing understanding of the travel trade and to develop new contacts and experience moving forward.
Sales and Marketing Manager (Guangzhou)
Jessie started her career 10 years ago with Beijing Beigi international Travel before moving on to Rosie Holidays in Guangzhou. Jessie is a positive and enthusiastic manager, very result driven she is taking over the Guangzhou market with strong target in mind. She is responsible for developing both leisure and MICE segment.
Director of Sales (China)
Jane joined Heavens Portfolio’s Shanghai office in July 2011. Being a proud Shanghaiese who has more than 15 years of hospitality experience, Jane previously held hotel sales and marketing positions at Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai and The Leading Hotels of the World. Combining the industry experience and the client base already secured, she is confident to discover many new opportunities for Heavens Portfolio.
Corporate Sales Manager (China)
Echo Gu joined the Heavens Portfolio team in November 2014 as Corporate Sales Manager. Echo was previously Corporate Assistant Sales Manager for the Park Hyatt Shanghai and was serving various luxury accounts such as Richemont, LVMH, Ernst & Young and top tier local corporations in China. Prior to this, Echo was an Account Executive of the Puli Hotel. She is very happy to oversee the corporate segment of Heavens Portfolio.
Sales Executive (China)
After studying in the UK and achieving Master Degree in Science of International Marketing with specialism in Customer Management, Emily worked with Constance Hotels and Resorts handling China marketing and PR activities. She joined Heavens Portfolio’s Shanghai office in July 2015. Proud of being one of the members, Emily continues to be passionate about the luxury travel industry and is confident and ready for a new career with Heavens Portfolio.
Corporate Sales Manager (China)
Suzy joined the Heavens Portfolio team in October 2014 and comes with 10 years of experience in the travel industry. She previously worked as product manager for HH Travel, Luxtrip, CITS and Xin Ya International travel agency. Suzy is in charge of MICE, incentive, group and government travel based in Beijing.
Sales & Marketing Manager (Beijing)
Jean joined Heavens Portfolio in 2014 to oversee sales and marketing activities for Beijing. After 5 years of study in the UK where she received a Master’s Degree in Management, Jean returned to China and devoted herself to the luxury travel industry. She previously held positions in luxury hotels and high‐end travel agencies, and now brings with her more than 6 years’ experience to Heavens Portfolio. Jean will exhibit her passion and knowledge, continuously discovering new opportunities for our clients and the team!
Sales & Marketing Coordinator (China)
Stella joined the Heavens Portfolio Shanghai Office in April 2013 as Sales & Marketing Coordinator. A native to Shanghai, she brings with her more than seventeen years of experience, having previously worked with luxury hotel Okura Garden Hotel Shanghai in the PR & Customer Management Departments. Stella is full of energy and is eager to contribute her ability and value to the team and our clients.
Administration & Account Executive
Cheryl has over 10 years of experience managing business relations and projects in the travel and hospitality industry. She previously worked with the Singapore Airport Terminal Services for 5 Years, overseeing ground handling services for passengers from Singapore Airlines, Swissair, Royal Brunei, SilkAir and Philippine Airlines. She also provided administration and accounts support to Singapore River Boat, where she coordinated and set up the department for Joint Venture Promotions to ensure customer satisfaction. Cheryl holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Management.
Sales & Marketing Manager (Singapore)
With a keen interest in hospitality, Sabrina started her career with the Westin Hotels before moving to travel and tourism, handling business incentives and conferences. Her next role at Taj Hotels Resorts & Palaces as a Regional Sales Manager gave her exposure to customer networks in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Her experience in the corporate, incentive and leisure is an asset when approaching various tourism stakeholders. Her goal is to develop business and create strong relationship with clients while trying to forge new markets. She holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing.
Indonesia ／ Vietnam
Director of Business Development (Indonesia-Vietnam-Singapore)
After spending several years planning events at the operational side of hotels, Franscisca fell in love with hospitality and embarked on her journey across Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Having catered events and weddings in an ultra luxury 5-star hotel, pioneering a conversion of a serviced apartment chain to a lifestyle hotel group, and tailoring off-the beaten programs for a luxury DMC, Franscisca has a ingenuous and creative perspective of the industry.
She is joining Heavens Portfolio with multiple roles and tasks but primarily to manage Sales & Marketing activities and develop opportunities on the Indonesian market, to take care of the PR & Marketing side of the business for Heavens Portfolio’s clients in Singapore, and to open up the development of the Vietnam market.
Sales Manager (North India)
Milly started her career in the travel industry almost 9 years ago in the country’s capital city of New Delhi. She completed her post-grad in Hospitality & Tourism Management at Jammu University. Ever since, there was no looking back. Working with some of the best industry employers through the years, she gained enriching experiences with Cox and Kings, Abercrombie & Kent, Flight Center India & Quintessentially Travel India. She is a national swimmer and her love for sports made her devote a year of her career to organizing committee CommonWealth Games 2010, held in India. Milly’s love of travel is also fueled by her love of food and she is constantly reaching for new horizons, both cultural and culinarily. Passionate about adding value through unique experiences and elite offerings, her venture to Heavens Portfolio is a perfect fit.
PR, Communication & Marketing Consultant (Mumbai)
Nilam is an IATA certified professional with over 10 years of experience in managing diverse travel industry functions. Prior to joining Heavens Portfolio, Nilam was working as Business Manager with Beautiful Planet – a Tourism Representation company in Mumbai, and was handling diverse portfolios for three vibrant tourist destinations: Tourism Ireland, Tourism Victoria and Tourism Trinidad & Tobago.
An expert in organizing travel trade, media events and roadshows, she is also well versed with organizing trade, consumer and media, contests and familiarization trips.
Branch Head of Heavens Portfolio (Delhi)
Vani has spent more than two decades in the travel trade, with vast experience in inbound and outbound tours. She has worked with companies such as Star Cruises and Macau Tourism. Previous to joining Heavens Portfolio, Vani held the position of Country Manager, Visit Indonesia Country Office with Om Tourism. Based in the New Delhi office, Vani is in charge of developing sales and assisting in marketing strategies from Northern India. She joined the Heavens Portfolio team in 2013.
Branch Head of Heavens Portfolio (Mumbai)
The true Bombay girl, Hita finds the city fast paced, resilient, cosmopolitan, unbiased and cannot imagine living anywhere else. Hita has worked in varied industries including banking and MNCs. She has been in the travel industry for over a decade, earlier with Tourism Boards and representation companies presenting Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Seychelles, Korea and many more. Hita has a deep desire to dedicate a few hours a month for a social causes close to her heart. As one of the original team members, Hita is confident to discover many new opportunities for Heavens Portfolio.
PR, Communications & Marketing Manager (Delhi)
Manika is a hotel management graduate with a decade of expertise in hospitality marketing and public relations with hotels across the luxury as well budget segments in India. A versatile professional with expertise in all aspects of marketing communication including sales promotion, media relations and collateral development, Manika is also hands-on with digital marketing including website development, SEO, SEM and social media. Manika joined the Heavens Portfolio team in January 2016.
Sales & Administration Executive (India)
Priti joined the India team in May 2015 to assist with sales and marketing activities. She has over 10 years of work experience in the insurance Sector handling daily operational activities, client servicing and administration. Enthusiastic about her role in supporting the India team, she is ready for a new career with Heavens Portfolio.
Sales Manager (Taiwan)
Natasha joined Heavens Portfolio as Sales Manager for Taiwan, bringing with her 8 years’ of experience in the travel industry, specializing in the tour operator sector. With a strong understanding of the hospitality market and local consumer behavior, Natasha oversees luxury travel sales and marketing activities in the market. Natasha is confident and excited about her continuing work with Heavens’ Portfolio’s leading luxury clients.
Sales & Marketing Manager (Thailand)
Juthamart graduated from the Bournemouth University, United Kingdom, in Tourism Management and Marketing in 2010. She started her career with Chiva-Som International Health Resort focusing on promoting the world class health retreat to prestigious clients through marketing collaborations, strategic partnerships and public relations before joining Amatara Wellness Resort for the rebranding of the luxury Phuket destination spa. She joined Heavens Portfolio in January 2017 where she continues to develop partnership with agents, media and potential partners to promote outbound luxury hotels & resorts clients.
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