Speaker Profile

Sanjeev Gardiner

Group Chairman, The Galle Face Hotel Group

Mr. Sanjeev Gardiner is the Owner and Chairman of The Galle Face Hotel Group, one of the oldest Hotels in Asia, established in 1864. He is also the Group Chairman of the GALLE FACE HOTEL GROUP, a group of Companies engaged in leisure and hospitality, Investments and includes DREAM OCEAN HOLIDAYS (PVT) LIMITED in the Maldives (a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Galle Face Hotel Company Ltd.) set up for the purpose of constructing a 200 Bed Luxury Resort in the Maldives and Ceylon Hotel Maldives (a wholly- owned subsidiary) which is constructing a 50 room luxury resort in the Maldives.   



Mr. Gardiner is also the Owner / Chairman of KANDY HOTELS COMPANY (1938) PLC, a Public Quoted Company which owns three of the largest hotels located in the heart of the city of Kandy (Sri Lanka’s second largest city). Namely: the Queens Hotel, Hotel Suisse and OZO



Mr. Gardiner is the majority shareholder and principal owner of CEYLON HOTELS CORPORATION PLC. which comprises 18 Properties spread across the country under its fully owned subsidies : United Hotels Pvt Ltd, CHC Resthouses Pvt Ltd and CHC Food Pvt Ltd,