MEET THE TEAM

Our success is attributed to the passion experience and dedication of our leadership. 

CAMERON MACKELLAR

President / CEO

MBA Real Estate - BA Architecture (Hons) - MA Environmental Design - BA Hospitality Management

Cameron's has dedicated his career to global real estate since 2004, holding architectural, building and site construction and portfolio management roles for Fortune 500 companies and private equity organizations. He holds Hospitality, Architectural, Environmental Design and Real Estate degrees, complemented by more than 20+ years of international experience in the golf and hospitality industries for some of the industry's most prolific brands. 

With a passion for sustainability, service and entrepreneurialism, Cameron established the MacKellar Golf brand in 2014, focusing on comprehensive solutions for clients in the golf and service industries. As of 2019, he has partnered with a variety of public and private entities to deliver and manage golf courses, casinos, resorts, hotels and aquatic center developments across the United States, APAC and EMEA regions.

RICK RIDDLE

Vice President - Global Operations

Rick has more than 27+ years experience in the ownership and operations management of public / private golf clubs throughout North America, including 10+ years as Regional Vice President for ClubCorp. He is a PGA member of the Southwest Section of the PGA of America, currently teaching out of the Silverbell Golf Course in Tucson, AZ. 

 

Rick joined parent company MacKellar Golf in 2019, launching MacKellar Golf Management (MGM) as the Vice President of Global Operations. Leveraging his global knowledge and extensive experience in golf and hospitality operations to maximize profitability, he has established himself in all aspects of golf course management operations, from new course development to transforming underperfroming assets into profitable venues. 

 

As the leader of MGM globally, he focuses on increased efficiencies, revenue enhancement, and cost savings for new and existing clubs, processing this analytical approach into actionable on-site strategies, that include comprehensive operating, financial, and marketing plans. 

TROY HOOPER

Vice President - Global Hospitality 

With over 22 years of hospitality management in luxury and adventure travel, Troy brings a breadth of knowledge and diverse experience to MacKellar Golf Management. Troy has built new concepts, redesigned and rebranded existing restaurants, and improved upon well established venues throughout the U.S. for iconic brands such as Hilton, TPC Golf Clubs, as well as luxury Caribbean resorts, and exclusive private memberships clubs.

Troy contributes an extensive breadth of industry knowledge and experience. As a business and operations specialist, he is a leader of the MacKellar Golf Management executive team, and partners with Cameron and Rick on the expansionary vision of the MacKellar Golf brand throughout North America.

 

Troy has a proven track record of aggressive top and bottom line growth, and is committed to setting a new benchmark nationally for MacKellar Golf Management's venue experiences. His unique national affiliations and experience ensure the attraction and training of top talent, creating a robust culture that delivers ongoing world class renowned service. 

CALVIN SYLVA

Vice President - Golf Course Construction

Calvin has delivered more than 45 courses throughout Asia, North America, the Middle East and Europe for some of golf's most famous architectural entities. His project list includes the famed Pebble Beach course in 1999 in preparation for the 100th US Open, and multiple courses that currently feature in Golf Digest's Top 100 US Courses you can play.   

As a Class A Master Shaper, Calvin has constructed acclaimed venues including throughout Asia and the Middle East including the Beijing Presidential Club in China, the Phoenix Golf Resort in Vietnam and most recently, the North Course (NEOM), for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia during 2018. 

 

He joined MacKellar Golf in 2016, employing a “hands-on” approach to golf course construction and remains onsite full-time at each location throughout construction to ensure the architectural vision is successfully delivered. As a member of MacKellar Golf, he provides comprehensive cost analysis, alternate construction methods and agronomic specification and installation services, working in partnership with our clients to to lead multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams at a global level.

KOMAL PARVEZ

Project Partner - APAC / EMEA

MA Landscape Architecture, BA Architecture

Komal joined MacKellar Golf in 2017 as a Regional Project Partner based in Karachi, Pakistan. With more than 20+ years of global experience, she has licenses in built-form and landscape architecture, working cross-functionally between the two disciplines to integrate efficient and cost effective solutions for our clients.

 

She is a member of the International Federation of Landscape Architects, a Life member of PCATP (Pakistan Council of Architects and Town Planners ) and IAP (Institute of Architects, Pakistan), and the HSP (Horticultural Society of Pakistan). 

 

Working globally she has delivered prominent projects throughout EMEA, including the Masterplan of Askari Park and Bakhtawar People's Park in Pakistan, the landscape planning for the Northern Ring Road in the UAE, and she led the  landscape architecture for EMAAR's Cresecent Bay Masterplan.

 

Komal provides an array of building and landscape design services, from conceptual planning to detailed construction documentation for projects of all types and scales. Her extensive architectural experience is complemented with on-site construction expertise that provides an all-inclusive approach to our project requirements. 

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