Gede is of Balinese and Indonesian nationality and has been working in the hospitality industry for 24 years. He started his hotel career as a room boy with Pansea Puri Bali, Jimbaran,where he worked to help finance his studies in Tourism Management at Udayana University . He was promoted to Front Office in 1989. He stayed with Pansea Puri Bali, Jimbaran for 5 years.
He continued his career at Park Royal Sanur as Asst. Manager and Asst. Front Office Manager between 1993 and 1997. His next move was to Bali Cliff Resort as Front Office Manager for about 2 years. From 1999 to 2011 he continued his career with the Sol Melia chain at Melia Bali as Front Office Manager, Executive Housekeeper, Rooms Division Manager and Director of Human Resources.
He was active as Chairman of Green Globe International when he was in position as Director of Human Resources .During this time Melia Bali was certified as the first hotel in Asia Pacific in Platinum category.
He was then General Manager of Villa C151 Smart Luxury Villas in the Seminyak area from February 2011 until July 2013. Now, in order to make better use of his wide experience in the fields of hospitality and management, he has decided to run his own business,“Bali Peace Retreats Resort and Villa Management“.
Gede is very active in several organizations. He is chairman of Tri Hita Karana Bali, a member of the Hotel and Restaurant Association, Apindo Bali,a member of Rotary International Nusa Dua, does much work for HIV Aids Bali and is founder of www.balicharity.com
He loves his family and spares time for social activities in his family village, Tabanan. He enjoys camping and particularly likes the mountain areas.
One of his pleasures is to cook Balinese food and invite his friends to eat and cook with him and his family in his home at Jalan Bikini Teuku Umar Barat Denpasar Bali. Tel. +6281338979888