Adam Riley

Vice President, Hotel Lifecycle and Growth, Greater China

Adam Riley

Adam Riley is Vice President, Hotel Lifecyle and Growth, Greater China based in our Shanghai support centre.

In this role, Adam is leads the Design, Engineering and New Hotel Opening teams to successfully design, construct and open hotels in IHG®’s fastest growing region, which includes mainland China, Hong Kong SAR, Macau SAR and Taiwan. Adam is also responsible for system size targets, refurbishment and contract renewals, closing the Hotel Lifecycle loop.  

Adam joined the IHG Greater China team in August 2011 and has worked in several operations and openings roles. He led the Central China and Resort regions as Vice President, Operations whilst maintaining leadership within the Hotel Opening team, and has collectively opened more than 200 hotels. Adam has been instrumental in driving pre-opening ways of working to achieve operational excellence when our hotels open.

A native of New Zealand, Adam has worked throughout Asia Pacific. He has accumulated operational and pre-opening experience throughout the hospitality industry, working in South Korea, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Fiji, Australia and New Zealand. The past six years has seen him based in the Shanghai Support Centre working in close collaboration with several Growth teams and Senior Leaders.

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