Alan Christie is the General Manager of RAK Hospitality Asset Management. A recognised hospitality specialist, Alan has orchestrated acquisition, disposition and asset management operations in the hospitality, real estate and finance industries across 3 continents in the past 20 years.
Alan has built a diverse skill set in hotel operations, corporate finance, investment and asset management and his expertise in an active or advisory role has included executing ownership and/or asset management objectives in hotels and resorts, mixed-use developments, residential and retail operations in Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America. Alan holds an MA in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School, and in 2013 completed the Real Estate Management Programme at Harvard Business School. He also holds qualifications in Real Estate Investment, Asset Management and Revenue Management from Cornell University. Along with his partners, he is currently responsible for a portfolio of almost 3,000 rooms, with a further 420 under development, 388 Hotel Apartments and multiple Leisure Real Estate attractions in the UAE in his role at RAK Hospitality Asset Management, an innovative player in the global Hospitality and Leisure Advisory industry.