At HOMA, we embrace a "people first" concept: we are creative & driven individuals that work in unison, bringing an outstanding experience to all of our community. Our horizontally aligned organization brings talent from across the globe and places our customers at the center of all our endeavors.

BLAKE OLAFSON - Founder & Managing Director HOMA

Founder & Managing Director

BLAKE OLAFSON

Blake is based in Singapore and has over 30 years of experience in all aspects of the real estate industry.
He is a Global Governing Trustee and Singapore Exco member of Urban Land Institute. He holds a Master’s degree in Real Estate Development from the University of Southern California.
He's the fastest runner at HOMA!

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Founder & Managing Director

LUCA DOTTI

Luca is originally from Italy. He has been developing residential and hospitality projects in Thailand for the past 10 years. He holds a Master’s in Industrial Engineering and an MBA from INSEAD, also a CFA Charterholder.
His expertise lies in private equity, structured finance, & PropTech.
Father of Mia, Italian chef on the weekends, and a football fanatic.

RICCARDO BALZANO - Founder & Head of Project Management HOMA

Founder & Head of Project Management

RICCARDO BALZANO

Ricky has been based in Phuket since 2008. He is the founder of a leading mechanical & electrical company in Thailand and has collaborated with the most prestigious property developers of the country.
Fitness fanatic, passionate about architecture & design, and of course -great pasta!

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Founder & Head of Engineering

MASSIMILIANO TRAVISI

Massi comes from Italy but has been based in Thailand for the past 18 years. He holds various degrees in electrical & mechanical engineering. He has been developing several real estate projects over the past 15 years in Phuket. On the weekends you can catch him on the beach with his three beautiful children, or riding his Ducati on the track!

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Country General Manager & COO

NIGEL TOVEY

Nigel was born In the UK and has many years of experience working in Asia Pacific in the hospitality business. Currently, as Country Manager and COO for Thailand he handles all openings, operations and positioning of the properties. Nigel holds a PhD in maritime studies and also graduated from Cornell university in Hospitality and Asset management
On his day off you will find him with his wife traveling and enjoying different restaurants and venues via his collection of classic motorcycles.

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Chief Financial Officer

BILL DORAMUS

Bill has more than 18 years of real estate experience in Asia and the United States, including principal investments, capital markets, development, and asset management. He holds a B.Sc in Business Administration from the University of Southern California and an MBA from Columbia Business School. Based in Hong Kong, he enjoys hiking and spending quality time with his daughters. 

CHAWANOK "PIM" FUNGSAICHON - Commercial Director HOMA

Commercial Director

CHAWANOK "PIM" FUNGSAICHON

Pim was born in Songkla, Thailand. Expert in market penetration, design thinking, growth strategies, and business development. She holds BBA in Hotel Management from Prince of Songkla University, MA in Service Design from University of Tartu, and Erasmus+ in Service Innovation and Value Creation Processes from Lund University. You can find Pim walking her dog “Pailin” around HOMA, sewing her dresses, or designing her scarves sometimes on the rooftop.

ROBERTO ABUSADA - Strategy & Tech Manager HOMA

Strategy & Tech Manager

ROBERTO ABUSADA

Roberto was born in Peru and has 7 of experience in finance, strategy, and technology. Currently he is in charge of creating and deploying business strategies for HOMA. He holds a BBA from University of Lima and an MBA from Esade Business School & London Business School. Motorcycle enthusiast during the day - incognito Peruvian chef by night!

THANAWAN "GIFT" WANGJUMNONG - Talent & Development Manager HOMA

Talent & Development Manager

THANAWAN "GIFT" WANGJUMNONG

Gift comes from Phatthalung, Thailand and has fifteen years of experience in Human Resources. Her experience is concentrated in international hospitality -a true expert in finding and retaining the best talent!  She holds a BBA from Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus in the faculty of Hotel & Tourism Management.
She enjoys hiking in her spare time.

GRIDSADA "LOH" KARAGED - Chief Engineer HOMA

Chief Engineer

GRIDSADA "LOH" KARAGED

Bang Loh (A.K.A., Chief) was born in Phuket, and is in charge of our Engineering team. He studied electrical engineering at Mahanakorn University of Technology in Bangkok.
Chief is our designated HOMA photographer and a true fan of landscaping.

DILLON TAN - Finance Associate HOMA

Finance Associate

DILLON TAN

Dillon was born in Singapore and has five years of experience in asset management, corporate development, and hospitality real estate investment.
Primarily responsible for underwriting transactions and business development
Graduated from the University of Warwick with a major in Economics.
A fan of podcasting and an expert at climbing

RANGSIT "LOH" CHAROENJIT - Health & Safety Manager HOMA

Health & Safety Manager

RANGSIT "LOH" CHAROENJIT

Loh's is a local Phuketian. He has more than 15 years of experience in the field.
He holds a BSC from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (Printing & Packaging Technology).
You can find him riding the bicycle in some parts of the island on the weekends.

SUTHATIP "ALICE" JANIAD - Community Service Manager HOMA

Community Service Manager

SUTHATIP "ALICE" JANIAD

Alice is the spirit of HOMA! She has enough energy to cheer up the entire country. She has 8 years of guest management experience in Hospitality.
First Class Honor of English Major from Thaksin University, Thailand.
If you are looking for a jogging buddy or eating partner, she will be there for you!

CONOR BRANNUM - Sustainability Officer HOMA

Sustainability Officer

CONOR BRANNUM

Conor comes from Miami, USA. He is in charge of all our sustainability certifications and strategies.
Holds a BSc from Florida International University. Fluent in English, Thai, & Mandarin.
Avid scuba instructor, Muay Thai enthusiast, and gastronomy afficionado.

JITTRA "NONG" O-IN - Reservations Manager HOMA

Reservations Manager

JITTRA "NONG" O-IN

Nong was born in Trang has more than 10 years of experience in reservations in the hospitality business.
She graduated from Prince of Songkla University, and holds a BBA in Hotel & Tourism Management
Spends most of her time with her cat during the weekends!