Industry Leader Lodging & Tourism Clients, PwC Nicolas Mayer has been holding the position of Industry Leader Lodging & Tourism Clients at PwC since 2000.In his role as Industry Leader of PwC’s Lodging & Tourism Clients Group, he is responsible for the overall service delivery of PwC Switzerland’s Service Offering to Clients in this Industry through three Service Lines Tax + Legal, Assurance and Advisory. In Switzerland, the Lodging & Tourism Clients Group services clients in the tourism, travel, lodging and destination management sector and comprises 11 full time consultants and an additional multidisciplinary team of around 40 professionals. His own interests are in the areas of in lodging strategy consulting & transactions, operative optimization projects, integrated destination management models, as well as on systemic management of guest experience and guest satisfaction at the property, group or destination level. Nicolas currently serves over 60 Lodging & Tourism Clients worldwide, including over 25 independent upscale/luxury hotels and 5 global hotel operating companies. Nicolas Mayer obtained his Bachelor of Science (BSc.) degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University and is a licensed CPA and ACCA. He is a frequent guest lecturer at Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Cornell University.