Our People

Gareth Capper

Gareth Capper

General Manger
Welcome to the Best Western Palace Hotel and Casino. As the General Manager of the hotel I pride myself in leading the operations, teams and processes to drive business and guest service’s success within the Isle of Man's premier entertainment, complex hotel. From training and developing staff to ensure our guests receive the best service
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Chris Swinden
Chris Swinden
Head Chef
Chris has worked at the Sefton Group since 2005. Along with his 27-strong team of chefs and kitchen porters, he
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Claire Croly
Claire Croly
Reservations Manager view profile
Claire Daly
Claire Daly
Conference and Events Manager
Claire re-joined the company in 2018 as group events manager which entails leading a small team of event coordinators and
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Suzanne Baggley
Suzanne Baggley
Health Club Manager
Suzanne has been with the company since 1992, and is highly regarded as one of the Sefton Group’s longest serving
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Philomena Teager
Philomena Teager
Bingo Kursaal Manager
Philomena has worked at the Sefton Group since 2004. Managing a team of 10 staff, they keep the Kursaal lounge
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Stephen Reilly
Stephen Reilly
Casino Director
Manx-born Stephen joined the Casino in February 2006 as a trainee dealer; since then he has risen through the department
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