Richard Clark, the former CAU managing director, has joined the Ivy Collection as operations director within the London estate.

Clark will report into executive operations director, Baton Berisha. At the same time Laura Bamber has been promoted to operations director for the north

Clark has most recently been working as group operations director at Harbour Hotels. He spent three years at CAU.

The group has openings lined up in Glasgow and Oxford this year, with both under construction. Chief executive David Campbell told MCA that while the group had no further sites lined up beyond those two, he saw “Brexit as a pause, not a stopping point”.