Managing Director – DHMC
As Managing Director of the Dusit Hospitality Management College Manila and dusitD2 the Fort, Lars Eltvik is tasked with overseeing the operations of both the College and the dusit D2 hotel at Bonifacio Global City. He has been with the Dusit Hospitality Education since 2015 as Managing Director based in Bangkok, Thailand, responsible for preparing the Dusit Hospitality Education for international expansion.
Mr. Eltvik’s career in international hospitality education and operations spans more than 30 years. He started his hospitality career in his native Norway. Prior to joining Dusit, Mr. Eltvik served as the Managing Director of HAAGA-HELIA Global Education Services Ltd., in Helsinki, Finland from 2011 to 2015, responsible for Haaga-Helia University’s internationals developments. He served there as Director of Marketing for International Markets 2009 to 2011.
From 2001 to 2009, he worked for Jumeirah International at The Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management in a number of positions – as an instructor, lecturer and later responsible for business development as the Director of Sales and Marketing from 2005 to 2009.
Mr. Eltvik holds a Master Degree (MSc) in Tourism Planning and Development from University of Surrey, United Kingdom; a Degree in Hotel Administration from Norwegian School of Hotel Management (Now Stavanger University) and a Diploma in Export Marketing from Norwegian School of Marketing, Oslo, Norway.