Born into a family of gym fitness fanatics, Kent Richards grew up in Durban, South Africa, following all the fitness trends of the 80’s and 90’s before finding himself in the middle of the global Spa and Wellness industry. After a career with 20 years in Fitness and 10 years in Spa, today Kent is Corporate Operations Director of Six Senses Spas, at the award winning Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, Based in Bangkok, Thailand.
Kent and his team are responsible for the day-to-day operations in over thirty spas in more than 25 regions including South America, Europe, India, Bhutan, the Middle East, Maldives, Seychelles, Thailand, Vietnam and China.
The spa is central to the experience at Six Senses where everything is designed to ensure their core values of Wellness and Sustainability allow both guests and staff to reconnect with themselves, others and the world around them.
Kent has presented at several international conferences including those held in China, England, South Africa, Dubai and Thailand and looks forward to participating at this years HOW Festival.