Campus Living Villages Brings New Regional General Manager to U.S.

by Katie Sloan

Houston – Hansen brings 20 years of hotel and student housing experience to his role in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Andrew HansenHouston – Andrew Hansen has been relocated from Australia to serve as a Mid-Atlantic regional general manager for Campus Living Villages. He now oversees operations for Studio Green, a 1,174-bed community supporting nearby University of Delaware in Newark; The Edge, a 1,211-bed property at Temple University in Philadelphia; and the recently acquired West Run Apartments, a 994-bed village serving West Virginia University in Morgantown.

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.

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.

Campus Living Villages currently manages student housing facilities on or near 50 university campuses totaling approximately 35,000 beds in the United States, Australia, England and New Zealand.

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