Jasper has spent most of his professional career of 20 years in hospitality in Indonesia. He is very much at home in the diverse International business environment of South East Asia. Jasper started off his experience with Accor Hotels as part of The Tanjung Lesung Resort Hotel’s opening team after which he took up a position in Marketing and later Management with the owning company of the Tanjung Lesung; a 1500ha. integrated resort development, Tourism Development Corporation (TDC) Banten West Java. As General Manager Jasper was responsibile for the resort’s main facilities including the villa estate development and educational travel business facilitating International School outings.
During the past ten years Jasper has been with the BuGils Group, a well known collection of Bars and Restaurants in Jakarta, Indonesia. Initially in the role of outlet General Manager and later as Chief Operating Officer, and subsequently as Chief Executive Officer for the group. In this last postion Jasper was responsible for managing the overall operational and financial performance of the group and implementing strategy on behalf of the shareholders.
With extensive hospitality expertise in an industry that is becoming of increasing commercial importance in today’s economy and market, Jasper brings to Link ME and our clients value both technically as well as commercially. His knowldege gives our clients optimal financial performance.
Jasper role is the Assistant General Manager and Business Devlopment Manager of the Link ME, Specialising in underwriting the high potential Leisure and Tourism market of our interests and clients in Indonesia.
A graduate of the Stenden University in the Netherlands, Jasper holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management. His further studies included several programs overseas and this, together with the dynamic Problem Based Learning system at Stenden make Perfect preparation for the challenging South East Asian business environment.