Nick Goddard-Palmer co-founded Hunter Palmer – Global Retail Solutions, a strategic travel retail partnership that identifies opportunities and actively drives new innovation and business ideas. Originally from Bath, his early career started within the culinary world of Michelin and Relais et Châteaux, where he learned his trade in some of England’s finest hotels and restaurants before embarking upon an exciting overseas career.
With over 25 years of international involvement, Nick’s comprehensive knowledge of retail and hospitality management was gained in Asia, Europe and the Middle East through working within institutional, military, corporate and aviation environments. He has been involved in the creation of many successful airport retail developments, bringing pragmatic and viable solutions to a changing industry.
A Fellow of the Institute of Hospitality, Nick’s wealth of experience in leading commercial strategy projects includes driving the impressive Hamad International Airport F&B programme (Skytrax 5th World’s Best Airport for Dining 2017), as CEO of DDFS at Delhi Indira Gandhi International Airport, and as Project Development Manager for Cyprus airports.