Ferrer - Managing Director - Singapore

Manuel Ferrer



Managing Director


MD with 20 years of experience, last 8 in Asia. Spanish, PR in Singapore. Well rounded in all areas of management. Very skilled at Strategy, M&A, Sales and Marketing, HR. Deep knowledge of China and South East Asia and of the European, American and Australian markets.

Work History

Consultant Asia Pacific and Middle East

TUI Travel A&D

October 2012 - October 2012

Based in Singapore. Senior advice to TUI Travel A&D on strategic developments in the Asia Pacific Region, both at a Corporate level and applied to the online and offline leisure travel business and the event managment

Regional Managing Director

Pacific World

March 2008 - September 2012

MD for South East Asia (Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia)
200 + staff
Business lines: Special Events, Product launches, Conference Organizer, Destination Management
Global client base: US, Asia, Continental Europe, Asia, Australia, UK, South Africa, Canada, Latam, Russia

Executive Director Asia Pacific


June 2005 - October 2009

Open Asia for Hotelbeds, based in Shanghai, from the Middle East to Japan and Australia.
Legal set up, recruitment, sales and marketing
Once in Singapore, together with the Events business of Pacific World (same parent company - TUI plc), responsible for all operations in South Asia

HR Director A&D Sector

TUI Travel PLC

September 1999 - May 2005

HR responsible for A&D, one of the 4 sectors in TUI Travel plc with businesses in Europe and Americas
Lead cultural change, implemented new rewarding and appraisal systems, support in M&A in Europe, America and Asia, design and implement global restructuring after 11 S attacks

Ministry for Education, Culture and Sports. Government speaker

Balearic Islands Government

March 1997 - July 1999

Reporting to the President and under the supervision of the Parliament, responsible in the Regional Government for the University, Primary and Secondary Education, Professional Education, network of Museums, Symphonic Orchestra and Sports.

Ministry for Inner Affairs and Government Speaker

Balearic Islands Government

April 1996 - March 1997

Responsible for the Local police coordination and the town councils coordination. Responsible for the Government Manpower.

Lawyer. Founding partner

Bautista, Ferrer and Sierra, attorneys in law

November 1992 - March 1996

Founding partner of an attorneys office. Specialized in Family, Trade, Labour and Criminal Law

TUI Travel plc

Qualifications & Certifications


University of Houston

Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)

University of Houston

Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.)

University of the Balearic Islands

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