Matthew Chen is an Associate with HVS Executive Search, located in New York. Matthew specializes in senior level search advisory where he has built a track record of success in executive placements within the hospitality, restaurant, and travel/leisure industries. Through his relationship-oriented nature and consultative approach in combination with his passion for international hospitality markets, Matthew is committed to bringing strong senior talent to global leaders across the industry. Matthew comes from a professional and educational background that reaches across cultures and continents. Having graduated from the Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, he has worked for iconic hotels including The Waldorf=Astoria New York and The Banyan Tree Hotels Group across South East Asia. In addition, Matthew developed and grew expertise in the wine & spirits industry working with both brand owners and restaurant operators. Prior to joining HVS, Matthew spent a number of years in Singapore working with a global talent solutions and executive search company specializing in international leadership and recruitment.