Over 180 speakers took part in IHIF. They are selected because they are leaders in their field and have something important to say and advice to give. Below is the list of speakers who attended IHIF 2017.
Abhishek Agarwal

Managing Director Real Estate, Blackstone

Dr. Andreas Andreadis

CEO, LBRI (Sani & Ikos Resorts)

Radha Arora

President, Rosewood Hotels & Resorts

Giuseppe Atzeri

Managing Director, VT Capital Ltd

Riaz Azadi

Managing Director, Eastdil Secured

Philip Bacon

Director, Planning and Development & Valuations, Horwath HTL

David Bailey

Senior Director Consultancy, CBRE Hotels

Dirk Bakker

Chief Executive Officer Netherlands, Colliers International

Guus Bakker

CEO EMEA, Frasers Hospitality

Navneet Bali

Chairman, MEININGER Hotels

Geoff Ballotti

President and CEO, Wyndham Hotel Group

Keith Barr


Trish Barrigan

Senior Partner, Benson Elliot Services Limited

Sébastien Bazin

Chairman and CEO, AccorHotels

Pierre Beckerich

President, Euragone Investment Management

Oliver Berger

Founder & Managing Director, Roseberg Hospitality LLC

Philippe Bijaoui

Chief Development Officer EMEA, Wyndham Hotel Group

Vedrana Bilanovic Riley

CEO, Ciel Capital

Cody Bradshaw

Managing Director and Head of European Hotels, Starwood Capital Group

Coley Brenan

Partner/Head of Europe, KSL Capital Partners

Coley J. Brenan

Partner, Head of Europe, KSL Capital Partners

John Brennan

CEO, Amaris Hospitality

Martin J. Brühl

CIO and Member of the Management Board, Union Investment

Tariq Bsharat

Strategy & Business Development Director, Al Marjan Island

Alex Campbell

Partner, Fieldfisher

Miguel Casas

Director Spain, CBRE Hotels Limited

Raj Chandnani

Vice President, Strategy, WATG ǀ Wimberly Interiors

Saurabh Chawla

Louvre Hotels Group

Andy Cox

Partner, Crisis and Security Consulting practice, Control Risks

Mark Daliere

Partner - Hotels and Leisure, ‎Dentons

Chris Day

Global Managing Director, Christie & Co

Christabelle Morgan Dessouches

International Hotel Development Director, ‎Aparthotels Adagio

Rastko Djordjevic

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

Carol Dodds

Vice President of Commercial, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Philippe Doizelet

Managing Partner, Horwath HTL

Joanne Dreyfus

THL Lead Partner, Deloitte France

Arnoud Duin

VP Finance, Arena Hospitality Group

Matthew Duncombe

Partner, DLA Piper

Peter Erceg

Senior Vice President Global Cyber & Technology, Lockton

David Etmenan

CEO, Novum Hospitality

Andreas Ewald

Managing Partner, Engel & Völkers Hotel Consulting

John Fareed

Chairman, ISHC

Julie Fawcett

Managing Director, Qbic Hotels

Lorenzo Felici

Managing Director, Artelia Hospitality

Mark Fenelon

Group Managing Director, Clink Hostels

Rosana Fernandez

Global Human Resources Director, Room Mate Group

Marc Finney

Head of Hotels & Resorts Consulting, Colliers International

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Senior Vice President- EMEA, Hilton

Patrick Flaton

Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Avignon Capital

Susanne Friedrich

Director Business Development, Deutsche Hospitality

Wolfgang Gattringer

Managing Director, Solutions dot WG Hospitality Advisory Alliance GmbH

Federico J González

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group

Raúl González

CEO, Barceló

Chris Gow

Head of debt advisory EMEA, Hotels and Hospitality Group, JLL

Neville Graham

Managing Director International Member Services, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Megan Greene

Managing Director and Chief Economist, Manulife Asset Management

Kerry Gumas

President & Chief Executive Officer, Questex LLC

Bruno Hallé

Managing Partner, Magma Hospitality Consulting

David Hart

Chief Financial Officer, Redefine bdl Hotels

Elias Hayek

Partner, Head of Global Hospitality and Leisure, Squire Patton Boggs

Daniel Holl

Head of Global Hotel Sales, trivago

James Houlston

Managing Director, BH Group

Roc Huang

Director and Executive Deputy General Manager, HK CTS

Carmen Hui

Commercial Director, Owner Partnerships, Booking.com

Jonathan Humphries

Senior Lecturer, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and Chairman, HoCoSo

Yvonne Jackson

CEO, Condo Hotels

Dr. Joanne Jia

Head of Asia, Christie & Co

Alistair Johnson

Director, Spa Creators

Kelly Johnstone

Scotland, North England & Midlands Director, Springboard UK

Frederic Josenhans

President, Grape Hospitality

Bruno Juin

Managing Director , BNP Paribas Real Estate Hotels

Wilma Kellermann-Baans

VP Business Development, Deutsche Hospitality

Russell Kett

Chairman, HVS - London Office

Alexi H. Khajavi

Managing Director EMEA & Hospitality Group, Questex LLC

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO of International Hospitality Development, Kerten Capital

Klaus Kohlmayr

Chief Evangelist, ‎IDeaS Revenue Solutions

Ursula Krieg

Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services, EY

Theodor Kubak

Board Member and Co-Founder, HAMA Europe, Senior Investment Manager, Union Investment

David Kuperberg

Chief Development Officer, Dream Hotel Group

Amar Lalvani

CEO & Managing Partner, Standard International

Jonathan Langston

Managing Director, HotStats

Jo Layton

Managing Director, The Apartment Service

Markus Lehnert

Regional Vice President International Hotel Development, Europe, Marriott International

Michael Levie

Chief Operations Officer, citizenM

Keith Lindsay

Managing Director EMEA, CBRE Hotels

David Ling

Head Strategic Development, CDL Hospitality Trusts

Thomas Magnuson

CEO & Co-Founder, Magnuson Hotels

Chris Martin

Senior Director, HVS Hodges Ward Elliott

José Matheu

Chief Development Officer, Palladium Hotel Group

Michael McCartan

Managing Director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Duetto

Christian Michel

Vice President Development Central & Eastern Europe, Wyndham Hotel Group

Christian Mole

Associate Partner, EY

Paul Moxness

VP Corporate Safety and Security, ‎Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Amir Nahai

CEO Food & Beverages, AccorHotels

Christopher J. Nassetta

President and CEO, Hilton

Chris Newman

Chief Operating Officer, Emaar Hospitality Group LLC

George Nicholas

Global Head of Hotels, Savills

Xander Nijnens

Head of the Hotels & Hospitality for Sub-Saharan Africa, JLL

Anders Nissen

CEO, Pandox

Nicholas Northam

Managing Director UK, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Alex Notay

Director of Product and Service Innovation, Places for People

Joanne Owen

Partner, Proskauer

John Ozinga

Chief Executive Officer, AccorInvest

Cathy O’Dowd

Alpinist - First Woman to Summit Everest from North & South Sides

Patrick Pacious

President and CEO, Choice Hotels International

Lambis Pahiyiannakis

Director Hotel Group, Barings Real Estate Advisers

Sharan Pasricha

Founder, Ennismore

Karl-Heinz Pawlitzki

CEO Dorint Hotels

Greg Payne

M anaging Director, Spa & Wellness Advisory

Eric Pearson

Chief Commercial and Technology Officer, IHG

Daniel C. Peek

Senior Managing Director, HFF

Sophie Perret

Director, HVS London

Paul Pisani

Senior Vice President Hotel Development, Corinthia Hotels

Bob Puccini

CEO, Puccini Group

MPS Puri

Chief Executive, Nira Hotels & Resorts

Rufino Pérez

Chief Operations Officer and Global Transformation Leader, NH Hotel Group

Julien Renaud-Perret

Managing Director Hospitality, PAREF

Dr. Jochen Reuter, LL.M

Partner, Beiten Burkhardt

Gesa Rohwedder

Head of Hospitality, ‎Drees & Sommer

Tea Ros

Managing Director, Strategic Hotel Consulting

Tanya Rose

Founder, Mason Rose

Robin Rossman

Managing Director, STR

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

CEO, Louvre Hotels Group

Jochen Schaefer-Suren

Partner, Head of Hotels and Leisure Division, Internos Global Investors

Dirk Schuldes

Head of Hotel Investment and Asset Management, CommerzReal AG

Alexander Schöneich

Senior Investment Manager Hotels, Art-Invest Real Estate Management

Andreas Scriven

Head of Hospitality & Leisure, Deloitte

Mac Segal

Head of Fixed Site & Hotel Security Consulting, AS Solution

Sanjay Singh

Managing Director, Fico Corporation

Emma Smith

CEO, Envolve Technology

Martin Stegner

Chief Information Officer, Novum Hospitality

Jay Stein

Chief Executive Officer, Dream Hotel Group

Ariane Steinbeck

Managing Director, RPW Design

Doros Theodorou

Chief Commercial Office, MEININGER Hotels

Blanche Van Berckel

Managing Director, Fairquest & Partners

Eric Van Dijk

Chief Operating Officer, MEININGER Hotels

Pieter Van Tilburg

Founder and CEO, ‎CityHub

Wytze Van den Berg

Managing Director Belgium & The Netherlands, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Hubert Viriot

CEO , Yotel

Louise Wallace

Partner, CMS

Michael Walsh

Vice President of Design & Engineering, IHG

Willy Weiland

Managing Director, Solutions dot WG Hospitality Advisory Alliance GmbH

Michael Widmann

Managing Partner, PKF hotelexperts GmbH

Sabina Wyss di Corrado

Director of Acquisitions & Development, PPHE Hotel Group

Camil Yazbeck

Partner & Investment Director – Hospitality, Patron Capital Advisers LLP

Christian Youens

Principal, Cedar Capital Partners and VP HAMA Europe

María Zarraluqui

Global Development Managing Director, Meliá Hotels International

Adrian Zecha

Co-Founder, Regent International Hotels, & Founder, Amanresorts, Azerai

Alejandro Zozaya

President and CEO , Apple Leisure Group

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