The Foundry Collective, a specialty hotel and resort developer and operator, creates unique experiences for all phases of business to build honest AND sustainable relationships.

Ronan Hannan Director Ronan leads all development and financial/legal for the company. Ronan is a qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA), having trained with PWC in Dublin, before spending 2 years travelling the world looking at business opportunities. He worked extensively with investment properties in Ireland and the UK, generating a strong understanding of structured real estate assets. Ronan also focuses on debt and equity financing, land acquisition, as well as financial planning and legal structuring. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters in Accounting from University College Dublin. Ronan has a passion for business development, and identifying new opportunities in different markets. He loves fitness and adventure and is an avid sports fan.

Ronan Hannan
Director

Ronan leads all development and financial/legal for the company. Ronan is a qualified Certified Public Accountant (CPA), having trained with PWC in Dublin, before spending 2 years travelling the world looking at business opportunities. He worked extensively with investment properties in Ireland and the UK, generating a strong understanding of structured real estate assets. Ronan also focuses on debt and equity financing, land acquisition, as well as financial planning and legal structuring. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters in Accounting from University College Dublin. Ronan has a passion for business development, and identifying new opportunities in different markets. He loves fitness and adventure and is an avid sports fan.

Colin Hannan Director Colin leads all Sales and Marketing and Branding for the company and its individual projects. Colin has a strong background in international business, having been involved in residential, commercial and hotel development projects in Ireland, the UK and South Africa. He holds a Degree and a Masters in Economics from University College Dublin. He has a passion for concept development, the ability to take a standard product and lift the value by creative means. He enjoys working on everything from logo design and web-building to videography and digital marketing. His personal passions revolve around food and beverage and he is studying to become a sommelier.

Colin Hannan
Director

Colin leads all Sales and Marketing and Branding for the company and its individual projects. Colin has a strong background in international business, having been involved in residential, commercial and hotel development projects in Ireland, the UK and South Africa. He holds a Degree and a Masters in Economics from University College Dublin. He has a passion for concept development, the ability to take a standard product and lift the value by creative means. He enjoys working on everything from logo design and web-building to videography and digital marketing. His personal passions revolve around food and beverage and he is studying to become a sommelier.

Jonathan Blitz Director Jonathan leads all Hotel Management and Project Management for the company. He began his career in hospitality with the prestigious Aman Resorts. At the age of 22 he was appointed the youngest ever General Manager of an Aman Resort by the Chairman, Adrian Zecha, and subsequently spent 10 years as GM of 3 different Aman resorts as well as working on special projects in Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka. Thereafter, he took the helm as GM of Baros Maldives, one of the Maldives oldest and most prestigious resorts. His experience in these places and beyond brings an incredible depth of hospitality expertise to The Foundry Collective. He is a born explorer and loves safari trips and fly-fishing.

Jonathan Blitz
Director

Jonathan leads all Hotel Management and Project Management for the company. He began his career in hospitality with the prestigious Aman Resorts. At the age of 22 he was appointed the youngest ever General Manager of an Aman Resort by the Chairman, Adrian Zecha, and subsequently spent 10 years as GM of 3 different Aman resorts as well as working on special projects in Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka. Thereafter, he took the helm as GM of Baros Maldives, one of the Maldives oldest and most prestigious resorts. His experience in these places and beyond brings an incredible depth of hospitality expertise to The Foundry Collective. He is a born explorer and loves safari trips and fly-fishing.