Andrew Hansen - New Regional General Manager
June 04, 2012
Andrew Hansen has been relocated from Australia to serve as a Mid-Atlantic Regional General Manager for Campus Living Villages, a global leader in student housing. In this capacity, he now oversees operations for Studio Green, an award-winning, 1,174-bed community supporting nearby University of Delaware in Newark; The Edge, a popular, 1211-bed property at Temple University in Philadelphia; and recently acquired West Run Apartments, a 994-bed village serving West Virginia University in Morgantown.
According to Global CEO Martin Earp, “Andrew’s commercial approach combined with his hospitality background has made him a superior student housing GM with a skill set well suited to the demands of residents, their parents, CLV’s university partners and our investors.”
A hospitality industry veteran, Hansen brings nearly 20 years of international hotel and student housing experience to his role. Most recently, he was a multi-site General Manager for Campus Living Villages in Australia, where he directed two villages across four campus locations in the New South Wales and Western Australian states. Responsible for a team of almost 100, Hansen supported a range of functions, including financials, human resources, marketing, asset management, compliance, risk management and residential support. He was also instrumental in growing accommodations at two partner universities and assisted with the related project management.
From 1998 until 2008, Hansen was employed by Toga Hospitality Group in Australia. Soon after joining the company, he obtained the role of Executive Assistant Manager at the Medina Grand Melbourne. He secured successive promotions through affiliated properties until earning the General Manager title at Vibe Hotel Sydney, where he oversaw a major rebranding and multi-million-dollar renovation.
Hansen began his hospitality career at The Nunnery Backpackers, a hostel in Melbourne, and also held positions with Hilton Hotels Corporation and Sheraton Hotels & Resorts.
Born in Australia and raised in the United Kingdom, Hansen is a graduate of Kingswood College in Victoria, Australia. He recently completed an advanced-level continuing education course in Japanese and is affiliated with the Association of College and University Housing Officers – International.
About Campus Living Villages
Campus Living Villages (CLV) is one of the national leaders in the privatized management and development of on-campus student housing. CLV’s international team of housing and hospitality professionals currently manage student housing facilities on or near 50 university campuses totaling over 35,000 beds in the US, Australia, England and New Zealand. For more information, visit www.campuslivingvillages.com.