Partner, Cedar Capital Partners
Ms McKenna is a Partner at Cedar Capital Partners, a hotel investment company. Previous to joining Cedar Capital Partners, Ms. McKenna was the CEO of Maybourne Hotel Group. Prior to this appointment, Ms. McKenna held the position of Executive Vice-President of the Savoy Group which owned and operated some of Europe’s most renowned luxury hotels and restaurants (The Berkeley, Claridge’s, The Connaught, The Savoy, The Lygon Arms, Simpson’s–in-the-Strand and the Savoy Theatre). In this position, she worked with the private equity firms The Blackstone Group and Colony Capital in the complete repositioning of these hotels and restructuring of the company. Ms. McKenna started her career with British Airways and held sales and marketing positions with InterContinental hotels in London and New York. Ms. McKenna served on several boards including Visit London, Hartwell PLC and Walpole. Ms. McKenna is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.