Andrew Boer
Edge Hotel School

Andrew Boer, who has spent most of his working career in hospitality education, was appointed principal of the Edge Hotel School, based at the four- AA-star, 40-bedroom Wivenhoe House hotel in Colchester, Essex, in 2014.

He previously spent 25 years at the School of Tourism at Bournemouth University, where latterly he was the associate dean responsible for the hospitality and retail group.

Based in the grounds of the University of Essex, the Edge Hotel School offers students a fast-track, two-year intensive hotel management degree, through a combination of academic study and practical work experience.