Alister Leu recently joined InterContinental Hong Kong as director of housekeeping. Prior to this she was director of housekeeping at The Fairmont & Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore and before that was executive housekeeper at the Grand Hyatt Macau.

Alister has previously worked in numerous 5-star luxury properties in her native Penang, including Traders Hotel by Shangri-La, Evergreen Laurel Hotel and Eastern & Oriental, a landmark boutique hotel.

In her new role she oversees a team of 180 and is responsible for maintaining the hotel’s Forbes Travel Guide 5-Star Levels of service and cleanliness not only for the 503 guest rooms, but also for all public areas, including  restaurants and event space of the hotel, along with laundry operations.