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General Manager Malcolm Hendry

Malcolm Hendry

Managing Director

The epitome of a ‘people person’, Malcolm Hendry is dedicated to providing guests with authentic experiences. Malcolm began his hospitality career as a kitchen porter in Aberdeen. After swiftly working his way through the ranks, he became deputy GM of Speyside’s Craigellachie Hotel. By 2004, Malcolm was General Manager of The Rubens at the Palace, Hotel 41 and Bbar. Today he oversees these and 100 Princes Street and is driven by Forbes five-star standards.

Laura Jamieson

Laura Jamieson

Resident Manager

Laura began her Red Carnation journey in 2015 on the group’s management programme. Since then, she spent seven years at multi award-winning Ashford Castle, where she thrived as guest services manager, attending to the needs of international and regular guests. Laura is thrilled to be part of the pre-opening team at 100 Princes Street, leading a team of people who are similarly devoted to providing our guests with first-class service and genuine hospitality.

Gill Mabbett

Gill Mabbett

Director of Sales

Born in the ancient kingdom of Fife, it’s a dream come true for Gill to add 100 Princes Street to the portfolio of Red Carnation properties she works with. Gill initially joined Red Carnation as Director of Sales for Guernsey, representing The Old Government House and the Duke of Richmond Hotel. Today, Gill loves the variety of working with both the corporate and leisure industries and is very much part of the 100 Princes Street team, developing new relationships in Edinburgh and beyond.

Wilhelm Maree

Executive Chef

A talented, motivated and innovative culinary creator, Wilhelm began his career as a trainee chef at historic De Volkskombuis in Stellenbosch, where he spent seven years creating a wealth of classic South African cuisine with contemporary flair in the process. Shortly after, he returned to Bushmans Kloof, part of the Red Carnation Hotel collection. Excited to be 100 Princes Street’s Executive Chef, Wilhelm strives to produce delicious hearty fare with a modern twist.

Rory Mckinnon

Rory McKinnon

Food & Beverage Operations Manager

Rory began his Red Carnation journey in 2019 on the group’s management programme and has since worked at three of the group’s UK properties. Constantly honing his talents and excelling along the way led him to 100 Princes Street, where he manages the operations side of the hotel’s food and beverage division, and strives to offer guests genuine, passionate and warm hospitality, with attention to detail being paramount to Rory.

Michael Smith

Michael Smith

Guest Services Manager

World famous Ashford Castle is where Michael began his Red Carnation career, as the estate’s activities manager. A very dynamic role at which he shone for some six years, Michael was thrilled to return to his homeland of Scotland to fulfil the role of 100 Princes Street’s guest services manager. Crafting unforgettable moments and celebrating the spirit of hospitality drive Michael day-to-day.

Sarah Bristow

Head of UK Reservations

Sarah Bristow leads the Red Carnation Hotels UK Reservations team, taking care of our guests' room reservations. If you would like to discuss an upcoming reservation, individual or group enquiry, Sarah will be delighted to assist with this and provide her personal recommendations.