Thailand – Indigo Pearl has appointed Christopher Oakes as the new general manager for the resort in Phuket, Thailand.

With a background in luxury hospitality and resort management as well as extensive international experience in the UK, Ireland, Thailand and the Maldives, he was most recently managing director of Petchey Leisure, one of Europe’s leading leisure groups with resorts in Spain and Portugal.

He also worked at Six Senses Resorts and Spas from 2004-2012 in various capacities, most recently as chief concept officer for the Thai resorts and spas as well as the pre-opening of Six Senses Laamu, Maldives.