Stephen Lowy

Anglo Educational Services

Stephen Lowy

CEO

Steve Lowy has been connected with hospitality and tourism his whole working career. From managing a restaurant in London in his late teens to studying Hospitality and Tourism, Steve is very passionate about the sector. Steve has an unusual mix of experience in both tech and hotel management, starting his career managing a 500 bedded Backpackers Hostel in London, and then going on to create his own brand of Budget Hotels (London, Brighton and Moscow!) that were famous for innovative marketing, tech and support of young people wanting to work in the industry. From there, Steve set up Umi Digital, a design and technology agency solely working in hospitality and travel, which today works with over 150 companies in the UK, Europe and Africa

 

His current focus is as CEO of Anglo Educational Services and The Residence Apartments. AES is a full-service study abroad operator offering a suite of academic service alongside over 300 student apartments in Central London with another 60 being added in 2020. The Residence Apartments are a collection luxury served apartments with two locations open in Marylebone and Shoreditch and two openings in 2020 in Tower Hill and Hoxton. 

 

Steve is also Chairman of BETA (British Educational Travel Association) and also regularly delivers lectures at Hotel Schools in the UK and Europe and remains passionate about promoting the industry to young people. He is an avid traveller and chef and believes that travel can be a force of good,  in the current global turbulent political times we live in. 

 

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It was interesting to hear a European perspective on hospitality as I work in Asia and we know all about the Asian market. The content was great, the topics were great and relevant and I really enjoyed the Escape Room but the best bit was probably the coffee breaks when we could chat with some very interesting people. You (IHM) are the only ones to put on events like this and we want to support this and you as we come over especially from Asia for this.

Dean Schreiber, Oakwood, 2019

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