Marcus OrbéCo-Founder, Amberlair
Marcus is the co-founder, along with his partner Kristin Lindbergh, of Amberlair – the world’s first crowdsourced and crowdfunded boutique hotel. Having qualified with a joint MBA and Masters degree in engineering, Marcus spent over a decade in the airline business, working in the major aeronautical centres, Toulouse and Shannon, as well as his home city of Hamburg. He began his career with Lufthansa, managing essential infrastructure maintenance, before joining Airbus, where he was initially responsible for evaluating equipment suppliers before going on to operational management in the Toulouse facility. He progressed to a senior strategic planning role on the development of the Airbus A380, before joining Airbus’ after-sales support team.