Pontus Berner

Basic

Angestellt, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, berner+becker revenue management

Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Timeline

Professional experience for Pontus Berner

  • Current 5 years and 9 months, since May 2016

    Co-Founder & Managing Partner

    berner+becker revenue management

    Our Mission is to provide hotels access to effective and tailor made revenue management services. Performed by qualified and experienced revenue management professionals, always striving to deliver a positive impact on bottom line results. We offer outsourced revenue management, project revenue management consulting and revenue management training,

  • 1 year and 3 months, Feb 2015 - Apr 2016

    Senior Cluster Revenue Manager

    Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

    Managing the revenue management for 8 hotels with my team. Markets include Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Nuremberg, Rostock and Linz. Strong analysis with main focus on increasing profitable RevPar and market share. Helped building up the Carlson Rezidor Revenue Management Centre for Central Europe since its start in February 2015.

  • 1 year and 9 months, May 2013 - Jan 2015

    Regional Revenue Manager Central Germany

    NH Hoteles Deutschland GmbH

    Regional Reveneue Manager for 13 hotels located in the areas of Frankfurt, Bergstraße, Wiesbaden and Bingen. Leading a team of two cluster revenue managers and two coordinators. Strong analysis and market surveillance to constantly increase market share and optimise revenue flows with focus on main revenue driving properties. Setting strategies to effectively improve yield management of rooms as well as MICE revenue across all segments.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Feb 2012 - Apr 2013

    Cluster Revenue Manager Frankfurt & Rhein Main

    NH Hoteles Deutschland GmbH

    Cluster Revenue Manager for six inner city, airport and convention properties. Business intelligence and data processing responsibilities including surveying the market place, competitors and analysing market demand and supply. Monitoring and improving key performance indicators such as MPI, ARI and RGI. Analysis responsibilities within segmentation, pricing, yielding, channel performance, profit & loss calculations, displacement analysis, pick up trends and account performances.

  • 8 months, Jun 2011 - Jan 2012

    Cluster Revenue Coordinator Frankfurt & Rhein-Main

    NH Hoteles Deutschland GmbH

    Revenue Coordinator Frankfurt & Rhein-Main, a cluster in Frankfurt consisting of 13 properties in and around Frankfurt. Assisting the RM with daily tasks. Analysis, inventory & channel mgt. Business intelligence & data processing. RM responsibilities for 3 houses where I did forecast, analysis, negotiating with sales and GMs. Project handling of rate tiger connect and setting up SOPs for group desk quoting.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Jan 2010 - May 2011

    Group & Event Sales Manager

    Marriott International

    Reactive and proactive selling and contracting of conference space and rooms for Courtyard by Marriott Stockholm and Renaissance Hotel Malmö. Responsible for detail planing and composing of BEO:s. Holding daily BEO briefing meetings with operations. Worked closely with revenue management and marketing. Responsible for the Grand Opening Party of Courtyard by Marriott Stockholm.

  • 6 months, Jul 2008 - Dec 2008

    Management Trainee

    Hilton Worldwide

    Management trainee in the accounting department where I worked in all areas. Mainly with accounts receivable where I was in charge of the bank reconciliation. Also handled rebates, outsourced employee hours, account claims etc.

  • 7 months, Jan 2007 - Jul 2007

    Trainee

    Marriott Vacation Club International

    Accounting department, responsible for checking the night audit report, voided bills, employee float etc. Purchasing department, responsible for restructuring of F&B stock for three outlets and deliveries. Kitchen, responsible for hot, cold and pastry kitchen at lunch. Cold and pastry kitchen at dinner.

  • 11 months, Aug 2005 - Jun 2006

    Receptionist, Night Auditor

    Hilton Worldwide

    Started as a hotel host and valet parker. As from December 2005 I worked as a receptionist as well as Night Auditor, opening and closing procedures.

Educational background for Pontus Berner

  • 3 years and 6 months, Jul 2006 - Dec 2009

    Hospitality Management and Finance and Revenue Management with Honours

    Glion Institute of Higher Education

    Hospitality Management and Finance and Revenue Management with Honours

  • 3 years, Jul 2002 - Jun 2005

    Natural science programme Natural science branch

    Hersby Gymnasium

    Natural science programme Natural science branch

Languages

  • German

    Fluent

  • Swedish

    First language

  • English

    First language

  • Norwegian

    Intermediate

  • Danish

    Intermediate

  • Spanish

    Intermediate

  • French

    Basic

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