Our Team

What started in Greg's sitting room as a shared idea to change the way people travel has grown into an innovative and successful business with offices in major cities around the globe. Today our founders are still an active part of a global team who have the nous and know-how to take onefinestay on to the world's stage.

Executive leadership

  • Javier Cedillo-Espin

    CEO
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    Javier joined onefinestay in July 2017 to lead the assimilation of Travel Keys, Squarebreak and onefinestay under the onefinestay brand. Javier brings to this role a diverse repertoire of experiences acquired in key global markets across North America, Asia Pacific and Europe, with leading brands, including Starwood and AccorHotels. He's been at the helm of a number of roles in distribution, brand development, and regional management most recently acting as AccorHotels' Global Integration Officer post the acquisition of Fairmont Raffles Hotels International. Javier is a graduate of the Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, holds an Executive MBA from Essec-Mannheim Business School and a Diploma in Japanese Language from Hokuriku University. He is fluent in English, French, Japanese and Spanish.

    javier.cedilloespin@onefinestay.com
  • Keyvan Nilforoushan

    Deputy CEO
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    Prior to joining onefinestay, Keyvan was Managing Partner at NextStage, a leading French venture and growth capital fund. During his nine years there, he led numerous investments and assisted portfolio companies on a large swath of issues such as operations, recruiting and finance, and his activity led to it being recognised in 2010 as the most active French venture capital firm. He previously worked at Axa in Hong Kong. Keyvan holds an Advanced MSc in Science and Engineering from École Polytechnique in Paris, and a Master of Science in Economics from ENSAE.

    keyvan.nilforoushan@onefinestay.com
  • Hervé Deligny

    Group Vice President Finance
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    Hervé joined onefinestay from AccorHotels UK where he was COO for HotelInvest, the property and investment arm of AccorHotels, covering a portfolio of 97 hotels in the UK. He also acted as the Chief Financial Officer and a company director for AccorHotels UK. Prior to that, Hervé held management positions in Finance with AccorHotels in both London and Paris. Hervé started his career in Audit at Price Waterhouse Coopers. He holds a Master’s Degree in Audit from Paris V Descartes and a Masters Degree in Finance from Paris IX Dauphine.

    herve.deligny@onefinestay.com

Functional leadership

  • Jason McGrath

    Vice President Americas
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    Before joining onefinestay, Jason was a Regional Operations Manager at McMaster-Carr Supply Company, an industrial supply distributor that specialises in same-day delivery. Over his six years with the business, he directed strategic planning and forecasting for receiving and shipping departments that serviced the western United States and Mexico and was responsible for leading all West Coast sales operations. Jason holds a BSE in Systems Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

    jason.mcgrath@onefinestay.com
  • Arthur Schulz

    Vice President Europe
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    Arthur was most recently co-founder & partner at Green On, a B-to-B, sustainable mobility service provider. Before that, he worked as a consultant on industrial and energy projects for top-tier European companies at the Boston Consulting Group in Paris. Arthur started his career as a Supply Chain Project Leader at ArjoWiggins Fine Papers, in the UK, France and China. Arthur has an MSc degree from the École des Mines de Paris (Mines ParisTech).

    arthur.schulz@onefinestay.com
  • Clara Audry

    Vice President Growth and Expansion
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    Previous to joining onefinestay, Clara spent five years at NextStage, a leading French venture and growth capital fund where she contributed to the launch of a new line of investment funds targeting retail investors. She executed and monitored many investments in early- and growth-stage companies, notably in the software, consulting and digital media sectors. She previously worked as a Business Analyst in Air France's indirect sales department focusing on commercial relations with the airline's distributors. Clara holds an MSc in Finance from Audencia Business School, and is CIIA-certified.

    clara.audry@onefinestay.com
  • Julia FitzRoy-Chow

    Director of Commercial, West Coast
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    Prior to joining onefinestay, Julia founded an online art gallery representing emerging and mid-career artists, exhibiting internationally. Previous experience includes Head of Sales and Marketing within a high-end FMCG company, launching the brand and establishing headquarters in the US. Julia began her career within the John Lewis Partnership as Department Manager at Waitrose, a leading UK food retailer. Julia holds a MA from Edinburgh University.

    julia.fitzroychow@onefinestay.com
  • Joe Tinston

    Director of eCommerce & Digital Marketing
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    Joe joins onefinestay from eBay, where he was accountable for enhancing cross-border trade on its European platform. Previously, he was Head of Strategy and a member of the leadership team of Tesco's General Merchandise business. Joe started his career as a consultant with OC&C Strategy Consultants. He holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MPhil in Economics from Oxford University.

    joe.tinston@onefinestay.com
  • Sarah Dudley

    Director of Global Partner Sales
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    Sarah joins onefinestay from London-based travel company TravelSupermarket where she headed up the commercial sales function to monetise a new website build. She brings 15 years of sales and marketing experience from Skype, American Express, Citigroup and European airline easyJet. Sarah holds a BA (Hons) in Business Studies from the University of the West of England.

    sarah.dudley@onefinestay.com

Local leadership

London

  • Lavina Liyanage

    General Manager, London
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    Lavina joined onefinestay from Verno Capital where she was Head of Investor Relations following a 15 year career in finance. Lavina started her career in client service at Credit Suisse and gained further experience in relationship management, marketing and investor relations at BlueCrest Capital Management. Lavina joined onefinestay as manager of the account managers team where she moved onto Head of Portfolio. Lavina has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Manchester University.

    lavina.liyanage@onefinestay.com

Miami

  • Dave Rubio

    General Manager, Miami
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    Dave joined the New York onefinestay team back in August 2012. As Head of Core Operations New York, he played a major role in building the operation for our first US city and in quickly scaling the team - from building out a rapidly growing warehouse to setting up the logistics team. Before joining onefinestay, Dave worked with a European high fashion retailer – opening US stores, buying merchandise for the American market and recruiting outstanding local talent.

    dave.rubio@onefinestay.com

New York

  • Megha Garg

    General Manager, New York
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    Before joining onefinestay, Megha worked with several early-stage ventures across various fields, including hospitality, consumer good and education technology. She also brings experience from Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where she was involved with client acquisition. Megha holds a BA in Economics & Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Northwestern University.

    megha.garg@onefinestay.com

Rome

  • Federico Oneto

    General Manager, Rome
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    Before joining onefinestay, Federico was involved with organising the Universal Exposition in Milan (Expo Milano 2015), where he successfully designed and managed Logistics and Supply Chain operations, earning recognition as Italy’s Logistics Manager of the Year. His previous roles include Supply Chain Director in Johnson & Johnson and senior positions in Poste Italiane (Italy’s postal services provider) and Procter & Gamble. Since 2010, Federico has been the Secretary General of the Freight Leaders Council, a prominent logistics association. He holds a BA in Electrical Engineering from the University of Genoa.

    federico.oneto@onefinestay.com