2019 Speakers

HS MENA includes a line of inspiring speakers who have made long strides of success in the region's hospitality industry. Be a part of the summit to hear success stories and learn from some of the biggest names of hospitality industry.

Riad Loutfi

CEO and MD, Saudi Egyptian Touristic Development Company, Saudi Egyptian Red Sea Investment Company, Saudi Tunisian Investment & General Development Company

Khaled Soliman

CEO, Serenity Hotel Development, Egypt

Ihab El Kerdhani

Chairman Pro Con Ltd, previously MD Misr Hotels Co. Cairo, CEO Abjar Dubai

Hicham Lahlou

International Designer

Karim Helal

Country Director, Egypt, Colliers International

Dalia Sadany

Chairman, ASDA

Ibrahim El Missri

CEO, Somabay

James Wrenn

Senior Manager, Hotels | MENA, Colliers International

Eng. Maged Salah

Chairman & CEO, MADAAR DEVELOPMENTS

Akram A. Kamal

Managing Director, Rowad Misr Companies For Tourist Investment & Red Sea Hotels S.A.E., Deputy Chairman, Sharm Dreams Holding For Tourism & Hotels S.A.E

Lars Geweyer

CEO, Hospitality Division, Al Dau Development

Past Speakers

Mohammed Al Zadjali

Director General,Investor Services & Quality Control, Oman Ministry of Tourism

LUBNA AL MAZROEI

Head of Studies Department, Oman Ministry of Tourism

ANDRE C. MEYERHANS

Principal & Owner, Fischer Meyerhans Architects

LAURENT A. VOIVENEL

Senior Vice President, Operations & Development for Middle East, Africa & India Swiss-Belhotel International

PASCAL EPPINK

Managing Director, Areej Hospitality Co.

FLAVIO SIMONUTTI

CFO, Omran

HIMANK GOSWAMI

Senior Manager, Design and Technical services, Emaar Hospitality

CHRISTOPHER HEWETT

Director, TRI Consulting

CHRIS NADER

Vice President - Development, Kempinski and Shaza Hotels

CHRISTOPHER LUND

Associate Director ,Hotels MENA Region, Colliers International

SCOTT ANTEL

Partner, Head of Hospitality and Leisure MEA, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP

FABIO SCACCIAVILLANI

Chief Strategist Officer, Oman Investment Fund

FOUAD NOHRA

CEO, Marah For Tourism

IMAD BARRAKAD

CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, SMI

LAHCEN HADDAD

FORMER MINISTER OF TOURISM, MOROCCO, PHD, PROFESSOR, EXPERT AND WRITER

TARIK EL HARRAQUI

SENIOR DIRECTOR, CBRE MOROCCO

KAMAL BELGHMI

FOUNDER - BLUESTONE HOSPITALITY CONSULTING

NABIL SLITINE

FOUNDER & MD- DHC (MARRAKECH)

ADIL KHAYAME

DELEGATE GENERAL MANAGER – MARITA GROUP

M'HAMMED EL MERINI

GENERAL MANAGER , EAGLE HILLS

REDA FACEH

VP DEVELOPMENT NORTHERN & WESTERN AFRICA, ACCOR AFRIQUE SERVICES

MERYANNE LOUM MARTIN

OWNER AND CREATIVE DIRECTOR, JNANE TAMSNA, MARRAKECH

FERAS HASBINI

DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR, NORTH AFRICA , HILTON

HAMID BENTAHAR

CEO ACCORHOTELS MOROCCO, EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT LUXURY BRANDS AFRICA & INDIAN OCEAN

NASSER TURK

REGIONAL DESIGN MANAGER, WATG AND WIMBERLY INTERIORS

SAMER CHARARA

PRINCIPAL ARCHITECT, WOODS BAGOT, DUBAI

LOTFI SIDIRAHAL

FOUNDER, ATELIER POD

JEAN MARIE KONÉ

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, TECHONOPOLE-SA