Kristin Thorsteins is a Partner with Portman Investment Pte. Ltd., a strategic advisory firm for hospitality and early-stage tech start-ups. Prior to joining Portman Investment, Kristin spent over 15 years in hotel & real estate development and advisory in EMEA and APAC with companies such as HVS and the Radisson Hotel Group after cutting her teeth on her family’s hospitality business in Iceland. Eight years ago, fate brought her to Singapore, where her latest assignment was to lead development and asset management in APAC for Club Med.
Kristin is a recognised industry leader and a regular panellist & speaker at hotel & real estate investment conferences and a member of the Urban Land Institute - Hotel Development Council & Women’s Leadership Initiative. Kristin holds an MSc in Hospitality Management from Oxford Brookes University and a degree in Real Estate Management from ICH in Paris.