Jumeirah Vittaveli appoints new resident manager

Christopher Baker first joined the Jumeirah Group early on in his career, for the opening of Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai

Christopher Baker.
Christopher Baker.

Jumeirah Vittaveli in the Maldives has appointed Christopher Baker as the resort’s new resident manager.

An experienced hospitality professional, Baker first joined the Jumeirah Group early on in his career, for the opening of Jumeirah Beach Hotel.

He has filled managerial positions for a number of hospitality companies including Rosewood, Anantara Hotels & Resorts, Marriott Hotels, and Emirates Hotels & Resorts, in countries such as Vietnam, UAE, Jordan, India and UK. 

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Jumeirah Vittaveli general manager Amit Majumder said in a statement: "We extend a warm welcome to Christopher who is now part of our island resort family – a resident manager with his experience means an essential addition to our team, and I look forward to the creative innovations he will bring to the table."

Originally from the UK, Baker studied at the Birmingham College of Food, Tourism, & Creative Studies, and started his managerial career as head chef at Oliver’s Restaurant, located in the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham.

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