PARESA COLLECTION  - 1.3521° N, 103.8198° E


Paresa Collection designs and facilitates exclusive customised retreats across a variety of quality content genres for senior executives, key stakeholders and private groups in Asia and around the world.

Our client portfolio features multinational companies, private investors, small boutique businesses in addition to  large public firms, family enterprises and entrepreneurs.  

We offer purposeful, and hand-tailored off-site and retreats with a distinctly personal touch, held at unique venues with the highest levels of comfort across Asia and around the world. 

With roots in one of the leading international professional services firms, the company is owned and managed by highly accomplished professional practitioners with distinct international experience and credentials. Paresa Collection partners with transformational leadership experts, academic advisors, high-performance  coaches, inspirational lifestyle gurus and motivational speakers - who together provide extraordinary insights, enabling best practices in areas of transformation, change management, self-awareness, innovation, creativity, and growth.  

We are the source for a discerning, high-level clientele seeking developmental retreats and inspirational keynote think-tank events with custom itineraries held at beautiful off-site locations. We craft purposeful and tailored programmes with activities, that deliver a distinctly personal touch and a high level of privacy and security. 

Forged from our intimate and extensive knowledge, we have strategically expanded our portfolio of destinations, offering unique locations and captivating experiences. We are partnering with highly competent professionals ensuring our clients receive quality bespoke and authentic itineraries, providing memorable experiences with lasting benefits.




“Collaboration has no hierarchy. The Sun collaborates with soil to bring flowers on the earth.”

Amit ray

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executive team

Paresa Collection is a team of veteran entrepreneurs with a shared passion for excellence and quality experiences. Our business partnership reflects competence, ethics, empathy and integrity as well as best-in- class results. Our extensive experience and relationships with the principal stakeholders of organisations we have maintained for over 25 years, is testament to our credibility as trusted business advisors.

Passion, professionalism and a devotion to excellence is Paresa Collection’s competitive edge. 

Cecile Hofer  is a professional services industry expert and has been holding leadership positions for over 25 years. She is a founding member of a renowned professional services and leadership advisory firm as well as a partner of one of the top ten executive search and leadership consulting groups worldwide. She advises senior management, governing boards and prominent family enterprises on strategic human resources management, succession planning and corporate and family business dynamics. In particular, Cecile offers expertise on human behaviour and dynamics during transition and change. Cecile spent many years living an extensive nomadic lifestyle across three continents while building a broad portfolio of professional activities as a successful entrepreneur. With a Swiss, German and Hungarian pedigree, she continuous exploring new destinations which in earlier years included extraordinary adventures, both physically and mentally challenging, in tough geographic environments. She holds degrees in Business Economics and Clinical Organizational Psychology. She now moves between business consultancy and strategic retreat developments. She and her husband Thomas divide their time between Singapore and global business locations. 

Patrick Dalton is an accomplished professional business consultant with over 25 years' experience in Financial Services, Property Development and Event Management. He has lived and worked throughout Australia, Europe and Asia and brings a truly international, global-citizen approach to his life and his work. Highly organised and equipped with an exquisite taste and sharp sense of aesthetics, Patrick is an expert on creativity and offers a skilful and innovative insight into the best-in-class client experience demanded by Paresa’s Retreats. Patrick has a keen interest in interior design, art collection and curating exceptional travel itineraries. Patrick shares his life with husband Rob and divides his time between homes in Sri Lanka, Singapore and Perth.  

Thomas Hofer has over three decades of experience in leadership consulting and executive search at board and senior management levels and brings a senior insider perspective to his work. As founding member and partner of two professional services companies, he has built longstanding relationships with high-level executives and industry leaders across Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.  Thomas also served in the Swiss Military as the Commanding Officer of a regiment with 3000 personnel, demanding leadership and management responsibilities. Earlier in his career he was the team manager for the Swiss National Elite Rowing Team, participating in World Cup and World Championships during two Olympic Cycles. Thomas founded and chaired charity organizations devoted to children in Latin America and India. He is a confident relationship builder and brings his extensive experience in leadership matters to our retreats. Thomas holds degrees in Business Management and in Textile Engineering. In their free time, Thomas and his wife travel around Asia nurturing a healthy lifestyle.    


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