Jon Sharp has over 30 years’ experience in the F&B and hospitality industry. Jon was the first person to complete the Certificate in Franchise Management, awarded by the British Franchise Association. Jon started at Hilton seven years ago as Director of F&B UK, and within one year took on the newly created role of Director Product Management EMEA, where he has been for the last six years. Jon is now responsible for the product development of two Hilton portfolio brands – ‘Hilton Garden Inn’ and ‘Hampton by Hilton’, incorporating the full hospitality mix, not just F&B.