As director building conversion, Henk is responsible for the development and conversion of the Hotels. Over the last decade Henk developed more than 13 hotels across the Benelux. As Asset Manager he monitors, challenges and encourages the management teams of the hotels and by that way guarding the shareholders interest. Henk Appeldoorn graduated in 1994 and received a degree in Management, Economy and Law. He has been working in hotel operations since 1990, within several companies and within various management positions. He has a significant knowledge of operational issues, experience in integrating different hotels into one company, implementing complex financial systems, extensive human resource, legal and tax knowledge, yield management and in-depth knowledge of financial and accounting issues. Having faced the more difficult periods in the hospitality business in the beginning of the 1990’s and between 2002-04, a strong focus on cost control, and combining his experience of many years with his economic and legal educational background makes Henk one of the pillars of Borealis Hotel Group.