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Andrew Davis is a British businessman and the founder and chairman of von Essen Hotels.

Davis originally trained as a commercial lawyer specialising in antiques and fine arts. From 1986 to 1992 he worked as legal director and in house counsel to a major fine art house and was involved in property development, property investment and farming.

From 1993, he expanded his property and art trading activities to Monaco, France, Spain and the United States. He also founded and operated a small helicopter charter business.

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