Over 20 years of a globally diverse career in real estate/ hospitality strategy, investments, work out & asset management in major developed markets of the Americas and Europe & the emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Caribbean & Indian Ocean.
Have held senior-level positions with ownerships and operations groups including Gencom Group, Miral Asset Management, Lehman Brothers, Kingdom Hotels Investment, Trimont Real Estate Advisors, Istithmar World, Majid Al Futtaim Properties, InterContinental Hotels & Hilton.
Whilst the core expertise is in real estate/ hospitality transactions, work outs and asset management, during the last two downturns have earned valuable experience in various transaction structures, debt/ equity workouts, operational and hotel contract restructures, and cost containment plans required to preserve and/ or revive real estate values.
Well-versed across various real estate asset classes including full-select service hotels/ resorts, mixed-use development, serviced apartments, branded and unbranded residential developments, golf courses, shopping mall/ retail, student hostels, greenfield/ brownfield developments, and F&B/ Entertainment establishments.
Hold an MBA in Investments from the Washington State University; a BA in Hotel Management from Austria; and a post-graduate certificate in Real Estate from Cornell University. Additionally, I am a Certified Hotel Asset Management designee.