Management Team

Amit SACHDEVA - General Manager - Kabira Country Club
Group General Manager - Kabira country club

Amit SACHDEVA is a Skilled, dynamic and resourceful professional who has an extensive background in senior hospitality roles and great experience in consistently delivering results that contribute to the mission and overall success of the hotel.Amit possesses an ethical and exemplary manner and has the necessary expertise and talent needed to achieve performance goals and objectives. As a results oriented individual who gets things done, he is someone who consistently works to maximize profits and contribute positively to all areas of a hotel. He finds it easy to drive sales and profitability through operational excellence, and does so by effectively planning, developing and implementing organization policies and goals.

Greg Petzer - General Manager - Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort
Greg Petzer
General Manager - Speke Resort Munyonyo

I am a multi award-winning General Manager with over 25 years management experience in the hospitality industry, surrounding myself with core teams comprising of strong goal orientated professional individuals and creating an environment where they can add value. I have a proven track-record of effective overall management within competitive target-based environments. Currently managing East Africa’s largest resort, I have had the honour of hosting several high profile conferences and functions, including The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, International Criminal Court, World health Organization, African Union, but to name a few. The Commonwealth Resort is the leading 5 star resort in Uganda and is perfectly located within the grounds of Speke Resort Munyonyo, the 4 star resort located along the banks of Lake Victoria. Collectively, the two resorts offer a variety of world class accommodation facilities, totaling 449 rooms, along with 19 state of the art indoor conference and wedding venues. The two resorts are perfectly placed within 93 acres of pristine land located on the outskirts of Kampala, with several breath taking outdoor venues.

Akhilesh Malik - General Manager - Speke Resort Munyonyo
Akhilesh Malik
General Manager - Munyonyo Commonwealth

I am a self-motivated resort manager with a Masters in Business Administration (Sales and Marketing ) and Bachelor of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition . Greneral management professional with with over 16 years progressive experience in strategic planning, improving operational efficiency, team building and project management for hospitality industry. Able to quickly understand complex concepts, indentify and solve problems, turn ideas into logical strategies, and implement systems that optimize productivity and customer satisfaction, decrease vacancy rates and increase bottom line.

Vismay Maniyar
Vismay Maniyar
General Manager - Kabira country club

If one can balance several tasks while keeping a smile on his face, he has what it takes to work as a hotel general manager. We are talking none other than Mr. Vismay Maniyar, our hotel general manager definitely a people's person with the interpersonal skills to keep guests and employees happy at the same time.He has it all, from approaching guest concerns with patience, tact and understanding, even in stressful situations up to motivating employees to do their jobs well, which requires leadership talent and a knack for understanding problems and resolving conflicts. Mr. Maniyar is a good listener, and able to think creative in a fast paced environment such as ours without sacrificing quality.Last but not the least, Vismay is a great influencer and motivator to his staff, which is adds up in the long run for the consistent success of the organization

Bhupendra Kumar - General Manager - Speke Hotel
Bhupendra Kumar
General Manager - Speke Hotel

Bhupendra has worked in the hotel industry for over 16 years and is a Graduate of the GIHCTAN from India.  He joined Speke Group of Hotels first time in 2004, held management position for 7 years. He re-located as a General Manager to Royal Orchid hotel group Tanzania for a period of 04 years. He returned to Speke Group family as a General Manager of Speke Hotel in 2015. He received many accolades and recognitions for his outstanding contribution to the hospitality industry.Bringing all-round experience of building and managing large hospitality businesses; having been involved in the Hotel developments and operations, Bhupendra is now specializes in the areas of hotel openings, renovations and hotel operations.    

Dhaval Machhar - General Manager - Forest Cottages
Dhaval Machhar
Manager - Forest Cottages

Dhaval Machhar is a professional General Manger with hands on experience with all the factors of hospitality dynamics and deliver high level guest satisfaction.  Self Motivated & energetic, with extensive experience in consistently delivering results that contribute to the mission and overall success of Forest Cottages by accomplishing Performance Objective and focused on Business revenues in order to achieve high level of profitability.

JIVNATH PANGENI - Manager - Dolphin Suites Hotel
Manager - Dolphin Suites

Earned enough experience in hotel industry, responsible to manage property operations on a day to day basis of the property to assure optimum performance and continual improvement in the five Key Result Areas (Guest service, Employees, Sales/marketing, Property Appearance, and Profit/Financial control ). Coordinates, directs and manages the staff and everyday hotel operations to achieve profitability, guest satisfaction and efficiency while maintaining standards set by the company assuring 100% guest satisfaction.