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Meet The Team

Bernardo Retana

Founder & Managing Director

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Bernardo founded the Otium Group in 2012 after a career in hotel management, real estate and investment banking. Born and raised in the Netherlands, he resided in Sevilla, New York, Doha and now Marbella. Bernardo Speaks 7 languages.

Gian Luigi Sabbatucci

General Manager

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Gian Luigi is a seasoned hospitality professional, having worked in luxury hotels in Rome, London, Abu Dhabi and Marbella. He has a passion for Food & Beverage and is in charge of operations at Otium Residences.

María Leon

Sales & Marketing Manager

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María is a seasoned reservations and sales & marketing professional within the hospitality sector. After spending 8 years at one of Spain's top 3 hotels, she joined us to head sales & marketing.

Marina Mutovina

Guest Services Manager

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Marina, from Siberia, Russia, an HEC Marbella and Les Roches Marbella graduate, has been with the Otium Group since its beginnings and is always ready for a challenge. Marina speaks English, Spanish and Russian.

Safa Bouhlal

Reservations & Revenue Manager

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Safa, from Morocco, is a true hospitality professional, having trained in several of Spain's top hotels. She is in charge of online distribution, reservations and revenue management. Safa speaks English, French, Spanish and Arabic.