Tej Walia FIH MI is the general manager of Foxhills Club & Resort, overseeing more than 300 staff across a 400-acre country estate in Surrey. With a hospitality career that spans more than 25 years across India and the UK, Walia is a respected member of the Institute of Hospitality and is a St Julian’s Scholar and Master Innholder. His early years saw stints at Oberoi hotels, Kempinski, Grand Hyatt and The Leela Palaces & Resorts, before spending eight years at Hilton developing his management acumen. He then held various leadership roles at Fawsley Hall Hotel, Dartington Hall, MGM Muthu Hotels and Macdonald’s Crutherland and Houstoun hotels in Scotland before joining Foxhills in 2018. Since his arrival, Walia has led significant growth in the business with the build and launch of a new £7m family building, The Pavilion, as part of a £25m investment project spearheaded by Walia which includes renovation and improvement work in the restaurants, bedrooms and golf courses. Now with record membership and revenue, Foxhills continues to go from strength to strength under his guidance.
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