Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

17 – 19 April 2018

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

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Chaymae Samir

Founder of CS Ventures; CEO of SouthLabs

Chaymae Samir is a serial entrepreneur, columnist, and international speaker. She’s built three businesses in marketing, education and the food industry. She’s helped her clients effectively brand themselves and work with Fortune 500 and heads of states. She also works with companies and tech startups as a consultant and advisor. Chaymae is fluent in French, English & Arabic and has working knowledge of Spanish & Portuguese.


Her previous work experiences include working with the Ministry of Finance in Malaysia, the United Nations in Switzerland, the Ministry of Energy in Morocco and The Institute of Economic Affairs in the UK. She’s also worked for an advisory group based in London where she was involved with consulting businesses, non-profits, governmental, and academic organizations internationally, on all matters related to governance and reputational risk. Other experiences include sourcing deals in emerging markets for a hedge fund in New York and overseeing the Middle Eastern sales team of one of the biggest food companies in the world from their Brazilian office.

A millennial herself, Chaymae speaks and advises on millennial engagement and marketing strategies in both the workplace and marketplace. She also discusses digital marketing, personal branding, leadership, and female empowerment. She’s passionate about empowering her generation and doing everything she can to bring passion and purpose to the lives of others. 

Her work and writing have been featured in Forbes, Wamda, Arabian Business and The World Economic Forum.