Windward appoint new Chief Operating Officer

Friday, February 23, 2024. 9:39am


Windward are delighted to announce the appointment of Pat Cussen as Chief Operating Officer at Windward Management.

With over two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Pat is a well-established and highly respected professional within the industry.

Pat started his hotel career as an Executive Management Trainee with Doyle Hotels in the Burlington Hotel. He then spent his formative years in the United States working with Sheraton and Hyatt.


On his return to Ireland Pat managed several Great Southern Hotels including their flagship Parknasilla property, prior to his appointment as Group General Manager in 2004, a position he held until their sale in 2006.

Pat then spent several years working as a consultant to the Hotel and Leisure sector firstly as Director of Hotel Tourism and Leisure with Horwath Bastow Charleton, followed by two years as a Director of Vision Hospitality Management which also managed the Fleet Hotel.

Windward appoint new Chief Operating Officer

Pat Cussen

In 2011 Pat joined Radisson Hotel Group and has held many roles since joining Radisson, including General Manager of Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport, District Director for Ireland and most recently Regional Director for Ireland and the UK. In this role he had the responsibility for overseeing 22 hotels with a mixture of leased and managed properties.


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