Have you ever thought about what it takes to build a legacy spanning over three decades in the real estate and infrastructure development industry? Join us on a captivating journey with Nathan Andrews, a true industry legend, as he shares his remarkable experiences and insights. Nathan Andrews, a visionary with a career of diverse accomplishments, has not only shaped the landscapes of cities through iconic malls, luxury hotels, and educational institutions but has also stayed true to his unwavering faith. In his engaging talk, Nathan touches on the crucial distinction between a career and a calling, emphasising how aligning the two can lead to profound personal and professional fulfilment. Drawing from his own life, he sheds light on the moments that shaped his trajectory, including his early foray into the hospitality industry, his transition to real estate and development, and his pivotal role in projects like Lavasa. Nathan’s story isn’t just about success; it’s about navigating challenges, uncertainties, and even setbacks. He shares his candid experiences, from dealing with unexpected governmental issues that affected Lavasa, a groundbreaking city project, to the emotional rollercoaster of relocating and running a hospitality school. Join us in uncovering the lessons learned from Nathan’s journey—lessons about patience, faith, and the power of being still in the face of adversity. Tune in to gain inspiration from Nathan’s extraordinary journey and discover how to make your mark in the world with unshakable resolve. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or someone just starting, his talk will undoubtedly leave you with valuable insights and a renewed sense of purpose.
KNOW YOUR SPEAKER: Nathan has been involved in the hospitality and real estate development industries for over 30 years. From setting up the first training offices for the Oberoi Hotels in Egypt and Iraq to heading the business and development activity at Lavasa, his roles have been diverse while spanning four continents and over 20 countries. Along the way, he has opened multiple luxury hotels, developed food and beverage concepts, operationalised India’s first shopping mall, planned and marketed real estate townships, and also set up educational institutions and theme parks. Through all of this, he has been a part of the local church and sought to follow the Lord in the marketplace. An alumnus of Said Business School, Oxford, and a member of the Institute of Directors, he currently serves on the Board of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (OCMS), RZIM India, CBMC India and Asia, and The Bethany Trust.