INGO SCHWEDER

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

INGO is a global thought leader, visionary & pioneer in the wellness and hospitality industry. Globally recognized as an authority, Ingo leads the next generation of wellness professionals as the CEO of GOCO Hospitality.

Injecting fresh ideas and professional management into the rapidly expanding wellness hospitality sector, Ingo brings together more than 40 years of experience in the wellness and hospitality industries. ​

Ingo leads the multidisciplinary teams at GOCO Hospitality and Horwath HTL Health and Wellness to strategize, conceptualize, design, and manage the latest spa & wellness developments for the world’s top hospitality and real estate brands. ​

From individual hotel spas to dedicated wellness resorts, and master-planned mixed-use developments, Ingo’s experience and insights have enabled GOCO Hospitality grow exponentially. Delivering over 400 projects across 42 countries, from initial ideas through to profitable realization, and on-going operational property management, at a combined value worth more than $3.5 billion USD.  ​

Ingo maintains a creative lead in the management and development of all GOCO-branded spas and retreats, and is the Managing Director of Horwath HTL Health and Wellness. Ingo also owns, and manages Glen Ivy Hot Springs in Southern California, the United States’ oldest and highest-grossing hot spring resort. 

Former board member of Mandarin Oriental and earlier Corporate Director of Operations for Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. He also co-owned and created Ananda in the Himalayas, the first in India and became a globally recognized destination resort.​

Ingo is a co-founder of Space Yoga & Space Cycle, together with Matthew Allison, former President of EMI Music, and Jack Ma, Founder of Alibaba. ​

Ingo is the former Advisory Board member of AMAALA, a luxury wellness destination in Saudi Arabia developed by PIF, the Sovereign Wealth Fund of Saudi Arabia and the International Hospitality Investment Forum (IHIF). He is also a Board Member of GOCO Retreat Moonstone, a mixed-use wellness community project funded by the Norwegian Sovereign Fund’s developmental arm, Innovation Norway.

Executive Team

JOSEPHINE LEUNG

Group Director – Design & Development

BETTY DO

Chief Financial Officer, GOCO Hospitality California

Hervé Blondel

General Manager, GOCO Hospitality California

FABRICIO MUZZIO

Director – Business Development

NICHOLA ROCHE

Director - Spa and Wellness

JANE DURLING

Director of Human Resources, GOCO Hospitality California

SANDRA MILLER

Director of Sales and Marketing, GOCO Hospitality California

CECILE NGUYEN

Director – Marketing

Advisory board

Our extensive network of global experts support us to create visionary wellness hospitality projects.

PROF. MARC COHEN

RMIT University Health Renovations Research Institute, Australia Chair of the Australasian Spa and Wellness Association

PROF. GERRY BODEKER

Oxford University Medical School, UK School of Public Health Columbia University, New York, USA

ROBERT HECKER

Managing Director – Horwath HTL, Singapore

MATTHEW ALLISON

Founder – Space Concepts LTD., Taiwan

MARTIN PALLEROS

Founder – Tierra Design, Thailand

DAVID KEEN

CEO – QUO Global, Thailand

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