Angela Lester serves as the Executive Vice President of Business Development at Hakkasan Group, overseeing the operations and expansion strategy for the group’s nightclubs, dayclubs, restaurants, bars and lounges and soon to be hotels, resorts and residences across the world.
Angela has over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having held roles in business development and operations at hotels, casinos and hospitality companies worldwide. Angela’s business acumen and industry savvy has landed her features in publications such as Luxury Travel Advisor and Vanity Fair, as well as a coveted spot in Las Vegas Sun’s “40 Under 40” list.
Angela first joined Hakkasan Group in November 2013 as vice president of business development and was promoted to her current position in 2016. She played a crucial role in orchestrating multi-million-dollar expansion deals into new territories for Hakkasan Group, including Mykonos, Oslo, Marrakech, Bali and more.