Hala Matar Choufany
President, Middle East and Africa
Hala Matar Choufany is President for HVS Middle East and Africa and Managing Partner of HVS Dubai.
Since joining HVS, she has worked on several mid and large scale mixed use developments and conducted numerous valuations, feasibility studies, operator search, contract negotiations, operational assessments, strategy advice, return on investment and market studies in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Hala has in-depth expertise in regional hotel markets and a broad exposure to international markets and maintains excellent contacts with developers, owners, operators, investment institutions and government entities.
Hala is an official Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS). She also holds an MPhil from Leeds University,U.K., an MBA in Finance and Strategy from IMHI (Essec- Cornell) University, Paris, France and a BA in Hospitality Management from Notre Dame University, Lebanon. Hala is fluent in English, French and Arabic.