Miss Universe 2009 - Judge - Heather Kerzner
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Heather Kerzner


Heather Kerzner, a native New Yorker raised in Albany, graduated from Columbia University with a degree in English. After spending several years working in marketing at Time Warner, she moved to London and started her family.

Today, she serves as Ambassador for Kerzner International and their resorts, including Atlantis, Paradise Island; Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai and all of the One & Only resorts around the world. With her strong marketing background, Heather contributes to the overall creative conceptualization of all the Kerzner brand's respective identities. She also travels the world with her husband Sol Kerzner, Chairman and CEO of Kerzner International, working to strengthen the brand’s reputation through her social endeavors. She is an active philanthropist in London involved in women's assistance charities such as Women's Aid, which works to end domestic violence against women and children, and The White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood. Internationally, Heather is a Champion for United Against Malaria and together, the Kerzners support various charities in the United Kingdom, Bahamas, Israel and South Africa.

She resides in London with her husband and two children and has homes in the Bahamas, South Africa and France.