Dean Dransfield - Director


Dean Dransfield established Dransfield Hotels & Resorts in 1993.

Dean has been involved in the full range of projects undertaken by the organisation involving over 65,000 rooms in more than 600 enterprises.

Dean’s focus is on providing forward looking value added advice, a philosophy that created the Hotel Futures series in 1997, which is regularly commented on in the media.

Dean regularly provides expert advice in litigation matters and prospectuses.

Dean is a Chartered Accountant and prior to establishing Dransfield Hotels & Resorts, worked as an insolvency practitioner for 10 years managing and selling assets with a combined value over $1 billion, including many tourism related enterprises. 

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Scot McLaughlin - Associate Director


Scot holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree. 

Scot has undertaken a wide range of advisory activities at Dransfield including development feasibility assessments , complex financial analysis, development of project analysis templates, applied industry research and operating asset reporting.

Scot has developed particular expertise in the sales and marketing process for Dransfield Shared Ownership.

Prior to joining Dransfield, Scot worked in the banking sector. Roles included financial budgeting, forecasting, site assessments, leasing proposals, growth strategies and capital investment programs. 

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Raq Pustetto - Analyst


Raq holds a Bachelor of Business and Commerce degree.

Since joining the team in 2011, Raq has been involved in a wide variety of advisory engagements across a spectrum of service streams, with central focus on market research and forecasting, development feasibility assessment including asset forecasts, commercial transaction analysis on both the buy and sell side, as well as a range of related discrete assignments.   

Raq is also a primary contributor to Dransfield’s annual market forecast publication, Hotel Futures.


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Grace Lam - Associate Director


Grace joined Dransfield in 2007. Grace's background is in investment banking, specialising in project finance. 

Grace has experience across a range of industry sectors including property, transport and other infrastructure assets. 

Grace’s experience includes commercial and financial transaction structuring, feasibility assessments, risk analysis and transaction execution. During her time at Dransfield, Grace has assisted in the preparation of independent expert reports, feasibility assessments and litigation support. 

Grace has developed particular expertise in the legal aspects of shared owership  and the Managed Investment areas of the Corporations Act including the issue of Product Disclosure Statements and scheme compliance.


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Hayden Longmuir - Junior Analyst


Hayden Longmuir has been with Dransfield Hotels & Resorts since mid 2014 and manages the support services relied on by the Group. 

If you really need something done by DHR, Hayden is a good starting and ending point.


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