About Us

Christopher E. Stafford – Founder and Executive Director Stafford Edison International LLP

Chris Stafford - As an experienced International Hotelier over the past 28 years in Europe, Australia, Tahiti, the Maldives, Singapore and Thailand Christopher E. Stafford has filled entrepreneurial roles in developing his own companies, as well as having managed multiple resort properties in the region. Chris founded the Anantara brand with Bill Heinecke and opened 6 properties for that group before moving into his own enterprise focused on Marketing Strategies, Classic Events and Public Relations to create events such as the King's Cup Elephant Polo which he still organizes as President and Founder of the Thailand Elephant Polo Association. Additionally, he is currently creating destination events in off-season periods to build global awareness for great destinations.