Principal Hotel Company has appointed Justin Turner to the newly-created role of head of estates management for De Vere.
Turner began his career with the Royal Horticultural Society, before gaining his masters degree and working at Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. He later worked for private clients focusing on creating and maintaining gardens.
In his new role, Turner will look after De Vere’s portfolio of country estate hotels and modern event spaces. He will also be responsible for recruiting, managing and mentoring a team to maintain each property’s outdoor spaces.