Speakers

The IHIF line-up of speakers is a carefully curated group of over 200 of the most active, innovative and renowned experts in the fields of hospitality investment and related sectors.
Confirmed speakers for 2019 include:
Mark Adams

Senior property development manager, McAleer & Rushe

Roger A. Allen

Group CEO, Resources for Leisure Assets

Robert Alley

Chief Operating Officer, Roomzzz Aparthotels

Ramón Aragonés

Chief Executive Officer, NH Hotels

Surinder Arora

Founder and Chairman, The Arora Group

Leon Avigad

Founder, Leopard Hospitality/Brown Hotels

Rami Badr

Managing Director, Orion Capital Managers

Maud Bailly

Chief Digital Officer, AccorHotels

Dirk Bakker

Chief Executive Officer Netherlands, Colliers International

Navneet Bali

Chairman, MEININGER Hotels

Sébastien Bazin

Chairman and CEO, AccorHotels

Christophe Beauvilain

Managing Partner, Pygmalion Capital Advisers LLP

Blanche van Berckel

Managing Director, Fairquest & Partners

Charlotte Bocquet

Executive Director - Global Lodging Group Credit Agricole CIB

Lisa Bovio

Cheif Commerical Officer

Cody Bradshaw

Managing Director and Head of European Hotels, Starwood Capital Group

John Brennan

CEO, Amaris Hospitality

Jaime Buxó

Chief Development Officer, Barceló Hotels & Resorts

Richard Candey

Partner, Cushman & Wakefield

Nick Carrier

Associate Vice President, Architecture

Saurabh Chawla

Chief Development Officer, Louvre Hotels Group

Sonia Cheng

Chief Executive Officer, Rosewood Hotel Group

Ronit Copeland

Managing Director, Copeland Hospitality

Luka Cvitan

Strategy, Capital Markets and IR, Arena Hospitality Group

Chris Day

Global Managing Director, Christie & Co

Mai-Lan de Marcilly

Mai-Lan de Marcilly, Principal, Real Estate, KKR

Rastko Djordjevic

Board Member, HAMA Europe Chapter, and EVP – Head of Asset Management EMEA, JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group

Martin Edsinger

Senior Vice President, KSL Capital

Jesper Engman

Vice President Business Development, Scandic

Peter Fankhauser

CEO, Thomas Cook Group

Joseph Fischer

Owner, Vision Lodging & Hospitality

Michael Fishbin

Global Hospitality Leader, EY

Anna Friedrich

Associate Director, Christie & Co

Even Frydenberg

President & CEO of Scandic Hotels

Wolfgang Gattringer

Managing Director, Solutions dot WG Hospitality Advisory Alliance GmbH

Franck Gervais

CEO HotelServices Europe, AccorHotels

Timan Gill

Marathon Asset Management

Federico J González

President & CEO, Radisson Hotel Group

Greg Greeley

President of Homes, Airbnb

Aaron Greenman

Executive Vice President, Acquisitions & Development – EMEA, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Nikos Hadjos

Director – Europe (Greece & Cyprus) International Hotel Development, Marriott International

Pierpaolo Iasci

Head of UK Real Estate Structured Finance, Société Générale

Philipp S. Ingenillem

Partner, Online-Birds Hotel Marketing Solutions

Claus-Dieter Jandel

Executive Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Deutsche Hospitality

Gary Jones

Chief Operating Officer, Aprirose Real Estate Investment

Russell Kett

Chairman, HVS - London Office

Alexi H. Khajavi

Managing Director EMEA & Chair of Hospitality + Travel Group, Questex LLC

Christian Kielgast

Partner, Nordic Hotel Consulting

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO of International Hospitality Development, Kerten Capital

Kristen Kozlowski

Senior Director, CBRE Hotels

Theodor Kubak

Board Member and Co-Founder, HAMA Europe

Jonathan Langston

Managing Director, HotStats

Michael Lidl

TREUGAST Solutions Group

Jörg Lindner

Managing Partner, 12.18. Investment Management GmbH

Keith Lindsay

Managing Director EMEA, CBRE Hotels

Colin Low

Executive Director, CBRE Hotels EMEA

Thomas Magnuson

CEO & Co-Founder, Magnuson Hotels

Rob Mangan

Director of Acquisitions & Asset Management, London + Regional

José Matheu

Chief Development Officer, Palladium Hotel Group

Tess Mattisson

Director of European Marketing, Choice Hotels

Nicholas McNair

Managing Director Commercial Real Estate – EMEA, Deutsche Bank

Aldo Melpignano

Managing Director, Borgo Egnazia, Italy

Christian Mole

Associate Partner, EY

Ken Moore

Managing Director - EMEA Oakwood

Monika Moser

Managing Director — Europe, Wilson Associates

Tim Mutton

CEO and Founder, Blacksheep

Christopher J. Nassetta

President and CEO, Hilton

Marc Nelson

Director Investment Properties UK, CBRE

Kate Nicholls

CEO, UKHospitality

Tina Norden

Director, Conran and Partners

Nicholas Northam

Managing Director UK, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Mark Okerstrom

President and Chief Executive Officer, Expedia Group, Inc.

Joanne Owen

Partner, Proskauer

Cristina Paini

CEO and Owner, LHM Hotel Management Company

Giorgio Palmucci

President A.I.C.A. (Italian Hotel Association - Confindustria)

Thanos Papasavvas

Founder and CIO, ABP Invest Ltd

Savvas Perdios

Chief Operations Officer, Louis Hotels

Sophie Perret

Director, HVS London

Piyaporn Ann Phanachet

Chief Executive Officer, U City

Paul Pisani

Senior Vice President Hotel Development, Corinthia Hotels

Susheela Rivers

Office Managing Partner, Hong Kong, Head of Real Estate, Asia Pacific, DLA Piper

Robin Rossman

Managing Director, STR

David Samson

Associate Director, Travel, Hospitality and Leisure (THL) Practice, Deloitte

Kike Sarasola

President and Founder Room Mate Group

Jorge Schoenenberger

Partner - THS EMEA Leader, Deloitte

Limor Shilo

Head of Origination, Starz Real Estate

Susan Spinney

Vice President, Owner Relations, Lodging Partner Services, Expedia Group

Pablo Suarez

Chief Executive Officer, Blau Hotels & Resorts

Shafi Syed

Senior Vice President, Hotel Development – EMEA, Caesars Entertainment

Alexander Trobitz

Head of Hotel Services, BNP Paribas Real Estate

Lindsey Ueberroth

CEO, Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Fernando Vives

Chief Commercial Officer, NH Hotels

Philip Ward

CEO Hotels & Hospitality Group EMEA, JLL

Claire Way

Managing Director, Spa Strategy

Willy Weiland

Managing Director, Solutions dot WG Hospitality Advisory Alliance GmbH

Michael Widmann

Managing Partner, PKF hotelexperts GmbH

Thomas Willms

Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Hospitality

Oliver Winter

CEO and co-founder, A&O

Michelle Woodley

President of Preferred Hotels & Resorts

Sabina Wyss di Corrado

Director of Acquisitions & Development, PPHE Hotel Group

Christian Youens

Principal, Cedar Capital Partners and VP HAMA Europe

María Zarraluqui

Global Development Managing Director, Meliá Hotels International

Michael Zerda

Managing Director, Blackstone

Hosted by

Questex Hospitality Group

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