Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

17 – 19 April 2018

AHIC Village, Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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2018 Speakers

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi photo

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah

Bio
His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar photo

His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar

His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar

Founder & Chairman, Emaar Properties

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Keith Barr photo

Keith Barr

Keith Barr

Chief Executive Officer, IHG

Bio
Sir Ranulph Fiennes photo

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

World's Greatest Living Explorer

Bio
Stephen Sackur photo

Stephen Sackur

Stephen Sackur

Presenter, HARDTalk

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Samih Sawiris photo

Samih Sawiris

Samih Sawiris

Chairman, ORASCOM Development

Bio
Frits van Paasschen photo

Frits van Paasschen

Frits van Paasschen

Former President & CEO Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Author of The Disruptor's Feast

Bio
Saad Audeh photo

Saad Audeh

Saad Audeh

Visionary & Developer, Audeh Group

Bio
Federico J. González photo

Federico J. González

Federico J. González

President & CEO, Radisson Hotel Group & Chairman of the Global Steering Committee of Radisson Hotel Group

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Pierre-Frédéric Roulot photo

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

CEO, Jin Jiang Europe CEO, Louvre Hotels Group

Bio
Louis Abboud,  photo

Louis Abboud,

Louis Abboud,

Vice President Development Middle East, AccorHotels

Bio
Maha Abouelenein photo

Maha Abouelenein

Maha Abouelenein

Managing Director, OC "Organizational Consultants"

Bio
Hassan Ahdab photo

Hassan Ahdab

Hassan Ahdab

President of Hotel Operations, Dur Hospitality

Bio
Basim Al-Ahmadi photo

Basim Al-Ahmadi

Basim Al-Ahmadi

Co-Founder, Global Risk Insights; Consultant, SET Advisory

Bio
Abdullah Al Abdouli photo

Abdullah Al Abdouli

Abdullah Al Abdouli

Managing Director, Al Marjan Island

Bio
Dr Badr Al Badr photo

Dr Badr Al Badr

Dr Badr Al Badr

Chief Executive Officer, Dur Hospitality

Bio
Yousif Al Eid photo

Yousif Al Eid

Yousif Al Eid

Vice President of Investment and Business Development, Dur Hospitality

Bio
Fardan Ali Al Fardan photo

Fardan Ali Al Fardan

Fardan Ali Al Fardan

Senior Investment Advisor at Equitativa (Emirates REIT Manager)

Bio
Mustafa Al Hashimi photo

Mustafa Al Hashimi

Mustafa Al Hashimi

Chief Hospitality & Lesiure Officer, wasl Hospitality

Bio
Ismail Al Kamal photo

Ismail Al Kamal

Ismail Al Kamal

Director, AlKamal International

Bio
Yannis Anagnostakis photo

Yannis Anagnostakis

Yannis Anagnostakis

Chief Executive Officer, RAK Hospitality Holdings

Bio
Khalid Anib photo

Khalid Anib

Khalid Anib

Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi National Hotels PJSC

Bio
Mark Arnall photo

Mark Arnall

Mark Arnall

Personal Trainer and Sports Therapist to F1 driver Kimi Räikkönen

Bio
Mohamed Awadalla photo

Mohamed Awadalla

Mohamed Awadalla

Chief Executive Officer, Time Hotels

Bio
Jerad Bachar photo

Jerad Bachar

Jerad Bachar

Executive Director – Investment Promotion – Tourism, Real Estate, Education, Healthcare Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB)

Bio
Terence Baker photo

Terence Baker

Terence Baker

Senior reporter, Europe, Hotel News Now / STR

Bio
Dirk Bakker photo

Dirk Bakker

Dirk Bakker

Head of Hotels EMEA, Colliers International

Bio
Imad Barrakad photo

Imad Barrakad

Imad Barrakad

Chairman & CEO, Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

Bio
Rene Beil photo

Rene Beil

Rene Beil

Managing Director, Beaufort Global Partners LLC

Bio
Joby Beretta photo

Joby Beretta

Joby Beretta

Founder & Director, The Bench

Bio
Dr Martin Berlin photo

Dr Martin Berlin

Dr Martin Berlin

Partner & Global Deals Real Estate Leader, PwC

Bio
Gaurav Bhushan photo

Gaurav Bhushan

Gaurav Bhushan

Global Chief Development Officer, AccorHotels

Bio
Philippe Bijaoui photo

Philippe Bijaoui

Philippe Bijaoui

Chief Development Officer EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Bio
Michael Bisordi photo

Michael Bisordi

Michael Bisordi

Owner - Tungsten Partners; Partner - Ace Group International

Bio
Jerome Briet photo

Jerome Briet

Jerome Briet

Regional Vice President, Mixed-Use Developments MEA, Marriott International

Bio
Marcos Cain photo

Marcos Cain

Marcos Cain

Principal & Founder of Stickman Tribe

Bio
Rahul Chaudhary photo

Rahul Chaudhary

Rahul Chaudhary

Executive Director, CG Corp Global

Bio
Hala Matar Choufany photo

Hala Matar Choufany

Hala Matar Choufany

President- Middle East and Africa, HVS

Bio
Lynn Chouman photo

Lynn Chouman

Lynn Chouman

Al Arabiya

Bio
Alan Christie photo

Alan Christie

Alan Christie

General Manager, Hospitality Advisory Partners

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David Daly photo

David Daly

David Daly

Partner, Argent Gulf Consulting

Bio
David Daniels photo

David Daniels

David Daniels

Director of Architecture, SSH

Bio
Tarek M. Daouk photo

Tarek M. Daouk

Tarek M. Daouk

Founder & Managing Partner, Smartotels Hospitality International

Bio
Alain Debare photo

Alain Debare

Alain Debare

Chief Executive Officer, Action Hotels

Bio
Devina Divecha photo

Devina Divecha

Devina Divecha

Group Editor - Hospitality Group, ITP

Bio
Benoît-Etienne Domenget photo

Benoît-Etienne Domenget

Benoît-Etienne Domenget

Chief Executive Officer, Sommet Education

Bio
Oliver Ebner photo

Oliver Ebner

Oliver Ebner

Executive Director - Institutional Banking Group, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Bio
Selim El Zein photo

Selim El Zein

Selim El Zein

Vice President – Hospitality, Deyaar Development

Bio
Abdellah Essonni photo

Abdellah Essonni

Abdellah Essonni

Chief Hospitality Officer, Maad International Co.

Bio
Siddiq Farid photo

Siddiq Farid

Siddiq Farid

Founder & CEO, SmartCrowd

Bio
Mariano Faz photo

Mariano Faz

Mariano Faz

Head of Asset Management, The First Group

Bio
Rabih Feghali photo

Rabih Feghali

Rabih Feghali

Vice President - Business Development & Investor Relations, Ròya International

Bio
Richard Fitzgerald photo

Richard Fitzgerald

Richard Fitzgerald

Managing Director & Founder, Augustus

Bio
Luca Franco photo

Luca Franco

Luca Franco

CEO & Founder, Luxury Frontiers

Bio
Eric Fulwiler photo

Eric Fulwiler

Eric Fulwiler

Executive Director, London, VaynerMedia

Bio
Pascal Gauvin photo

Pascal Gauvin

Pascal Gauvin

Managing Director, IMEA, IHG

Bio
Olivier Granet photo

Olivier Granet

Olivier Granet

Chief Executive Officer, AccorHotels, Middle East and Africa

Bio
Alison Grinnell photo

Alison Grinnell

Alison Grinnell

Chief Financial Officer, RAK Hospitality Holding LLC

Bio
Olivier Harnisch photo

Olivier Harnisch

Olivier Harnisch

Chief Executive Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group

Bio
Kees Hartzuiker photo

Kees Hartzuiker

Kees Hartzuiker

Chief Executive Officer, Ròya International

Bio
Feras Hasbini photo

Feras Hasbini

Feras Hasbini

Development Director, MENA, Hilton Worldwide

Bio
Elias Hayek  photo

Elias Hayek

Elias Hayek

Partner Head of Global Hospitality and Leisure, Squire Patton Boggs (MEA) LLP

Bio
Christoph Hoffmann photo

Christoph Hoffmann

Christoph Hoffmann

CEO / Member of the Board, 25hours Hotel Company

Bio
Nathan Hones photo

Nathan Hones

Nathan Hones

Chief Operating Officer & Partner, Carter Associates

Bio
Maksim Izmaylov photo

Maksim Izmaylov

Maksim Izmaylov

Chief Executive Officer, Winding Tree

Bio
Najeeb Jarrar photo

Najeeb Jarrar

Najeeb Jarrar

Head of Consumer Marketing MENA, Google

Bio
Harry Johnson photo

Harry Johnson

Harry Johnson

Board Member, HAMA

Bio
Zoltan Kali photo

Zoltan Kali

Zoltan Kali

Head of Asset Management, OMRAN

Bio
Terry Kane photo

Terry Kane

Terry Kane

Head of Auto, Finance, Government, Tech, Telco and Travel MENA, Facebook

Bio
François Kassab photo

François Kassab

François Kassab

Managing Director - Middle East & Africa, Meliá Hotels International

Bio
Carlos Khneisser photo

Carlos Khneisser

Carlos Khneisser

Vice President of Development, Hilton Worldwide

Bio
Alex Kyriakidis photo

Alex Kyriakidis

Alex Kyriakidis

President and Managing Director - MEA, Marriott International

Bio
Amar Lalvani photo

Amar Lalvani

Amar Lalvani

CEO & Managing Partner, Standard International

Bio
Richard Lewis photo

Richard Lewis

Richard Lewis

Partnerships Director - Travel & Tourism, what3words

Bio
Cyril Lincoln photo

Cyril Lincoln

Cyril Lincoln

Head of Real Estate Finance, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Bio
Andrew Lindley photo

Andrew Lindley

Andrew Lindley

Finance Director, Action Hotels

Bio
Vikram Loomba photo

Vikram Loomba

Vikram Loomba

Director - Real Estate, Hospitality & Leisure Advisory Services, PwC

Bio
Panos Loupasis photo

Panos Loupasis

Panos Loupasis

Vice President Development Middle East & Africa, Wyndham Hotel Group

Bio
Naim Maadad photo

Naim Maadad

Naim Maadad

Chief Executive, Gates Hospitality

Bio
Alban Mabille de Poncheville photo

Alban Mabille de Poncheville

Alban Mabille de Poncheville

Manager Business Development, Radisson Hotel Group

Bio
Alejandro Martin photo

Alejandro Martin

Alejandro Martin

Senior Investment Banker, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank

Bio
Haitham Mattar  photo

Haitham Mattar 

Haitham Mattar 

Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority 

Bio
Jalil Mekouar photo

Jalil Mekouar

Jalil Mekouar

Chief Executive Officer, Hotels, Majid Al Futtaim - Properties

Bio
Jaidev Menezes photo

Jaidev Menezes

Jaidev Menezes

Corporate Director, Business Development, Emaar Hospitality Group

Bio
Salim Mikram photo

Salim Mikram

Salim Mikram

Business Development Head- Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

Bio
Elie Milky photo

Elie Milky

Elie Milky

Vice President Business Development Middle East, North Africa & Turkey, Radisson Hotel Group

Bio
Shane Moore photo

Shane Moore

Shane Moore

Executive Director, Real Estate Banking, Middle East & Africa, Standard Chartered Bank

Bio
Amine Moukarzel photo

Amine Moukarzel

Amine Moukarzel

President, MENA Region, Louvre Hotels Group

Bio
Ahmer Naushad photo

Ahmer Naushad

Ahmer Naushad

Senior Vice President, GENCOM

Bio
Amit Nayak,CHA photo

Amit Nayak,CHA

Amit Nayak,CHA

Vice President and Executive Board Member, HAMA

Bio
Richard Neale photo

Richard Neale

Richard Neale

Chief Executive Officer, RANt Consultants

Bio
Dr Reem Osman photo

Dr Reem Osman

Dr Reem Osman

Chief Executive Officer, Saudi German Hospital

Bio
Charlie Osmond photo

Charlie Osmond

Charlie Osmond

Chief Tease, Triptease

Bio
Nenad Pacek photo

Nenad Pacek

Nenad Pacek

Founder & President GSA Global Success Advisors & MEA Business Group

Bio
Cyril Piaia  photo

Cyril Piaia

Cyril Piaia

Associate Partner, Stratford & Russell

Bio
Ramsay Rankoussi photo

Ramsay Rankoussi

Ramsay Rankoussi

Senior Director Business Development, Middle East & Africa, Radisson Hotel Group

Bio
Thuy Tranthi Rieder photo

Thuy Tranthi Rieder

Thuy Tranthi Rieder

Chief Marketing Officer, Rosewood Hotel Group

Bio
Damien Rizzi photo

Damien Rizzi

Damien Rizzi

Associate Director Hotels, Colliers International

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Tea Ros photo

Tea Ros

Tea Ros

Founder & Managing Director of Strategic Hotel Consulting

Bio
Robin Rossmann photo

Robin Rossmann

Robin Rossmann

Managing Director, STR

Bio
Hatem Samman photo

Hatem Samman

Hatem Samman

Advisor to CEO, General Entertainment Authority

Bio
Gaurav Sinha photo

Gaurav Sinha

Gaurav Sinha

Founder & CEO, Insignia

Bio
Gurjit Singh photo

Gurjit Singh

Gurjit Singh

Senior Vice President, Real Estate, Dubai World Trade Centre

Bio
Patrick Smith photo

Patrick Smith

Patrick Smith

Chief Operating Officer, IFA Real Estate Services

Bio
Filippo Sona photo

Filippo Sona

Filippo Sona

Director, Head of Hotels, (MENA Region), Colliers International

Bio
Simon Taylor photo

Simon Taylor

Simon Taylor

Partner, RANt Consultants

Bio
Shaji Thomas photo

Shaji Thomas

Shaji Thomas

Executive Director, Destination Tourism Development, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Bio
Richard Thompson photo

Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson

Editorial Director, MEED

Bio
Ritesh Tilani photo

Ritesh Tilani

Ritesh Tilani

Founding Partner, enhance; Co-CEO, joigifts.com

Bio
Philip Wooller photo

Philip Wooller

Philip Wooller

Area Director Middle East, STR

Bio
Costas Verginis photo

Costas Verginis

Costas Verginis

Regional Vice President Lodging Development - Middle East, Marriott International

Bio
Suma Venkatesh photo

Suma Venkatesh

Suma Venkatesh

Senior Vice President – Real Estate & Development, The Indian Hotels Company Ltd

Bio
Simon Vincent photo

Simon Vincent

Simon Vincent

EVP and President, EMEA, Hilton

Bio
Jonathan Worsley photo

Jonathan Worsley

Jonathan Worsley

Chairman and Founder, Bench Events

Bio
Jake Wright photo

Jake Wright

Jake Wright

Investments, SmartCrowd

Bio
María Zarraluqui photo

María Zarraluqui

María Zarraluqui

Global Head of Development, Meliá Hotels International

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