Jonathan Worsley Chairman, Bench Events

Jonathan Worsley, Chairman of Bench Events, is one of the founders and co-organisers of leading conferences

for the hotel investment industry in Berlin (IHIF), Dubai (AHIC), Moscow & Sochi (RHIC), Istanbul (CATHIC),

Nairobi (AHIF), Casablanca (MTIF) and the recently launched Global Restaurant Investment Forum in Dubai.

Jonathan is also Chairman of Bench Event’s sister company, JW Bench, a benchmarking company that tracks

the performance of the conference market. Jonathan sits as a shareholder and board director of STR Global, the

new entity for global benchmarking outside North America following the merger of The Bench, Smith Travel

Research and Deloitte’s Hotel Benchmark. Jonathan loves to travel with his wife, has four children and sits on

the board of Future Talent, a charity to provide financial support to young gifted musicians.