CEO Andrew Coutts has been at the helm since its inception. Andrew’s original career focused on hospitality management experience in Switzerland, Ireland and London. He relocated to Portugal in 1990 and assumed the hospitality development leadership role for a global consultancy firm, subsequently working as development leader for two prominent Portuguese family-owned real estate groups, developers of the Aroeira golf community in Lisbon and Quinta da Marinha, Cascais.
Andrew established ILM in 1999. The firm provides hospitality, senior living, mixed-use & living concept real estate integrated development planning & management services, predominantly in the Portuguese market, often involving leading global hospitality firms such as Hilton, Four Seasons, Six Senses, Hyatt, Hilton, Marriott, Conrad and Intercontinental.
Andrew was also a director for 10 years (until 2022) of the owning and management company of the Vale d’Oliveiras Resort, a 5-star freehold and quarter-share resort in the Algarve with 110 hotel & apartment units.
In order to develop the ‘golden visa’ market opportunity, ILM diversified its business interests in 2012-2015 into Residency and Citizenship Planning, creating a joint venture with www.henleyglobal.com.
In the senior living sector, Andrew is the Portugal representative of www.ProMatura.com and a partner in senior living operators Origin Portugal – www.originway.ca.
ILM is also the master developer of www.tavirawellnessvillage.com