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

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

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

John Brennan

CEO, Amaris Hospitality

Martin J. Brühl

CIO and Member of the Management Board, Union Investment

Tariq Bsharat

Al Marjan Island

Miguel Casas

Director Spain, CBRE Hotels Limited

Raj Chandnani

Vice President, Strategy, WATG ǀ Wimberly Interiors

Saurabh Chawla

Louvre Hotels Group

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

Carol Dodds

Vice President of Commercial, Interstate Hotels and Resorts

Philippe Doizelet

Managing Partner, Horwath HTL

Matthew Duncombe

Partner, DLA Piper

Christoph Eichbaum

Manager/ Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction, EY

David Etmenan

CEO, Novum Hospitality

Julie Fawcett

Managing Director, Qbic Hotels

Patrick Fitzgibbon

Senior Vice President- EMEA, Hilton

Patrick Flaton

Chief Financial and Operating Officer, Avignon Capital

Susanne Friedrich

Director Business Development, Deutsche Hospitality

Federico J González

President & CEO, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

Raúl González

CEO, Barceló

Neville Graham

Managing Director International Member Services, Best Western Hotels & Resorts

Megan Greene

Managing Director and Chief Economist, Manulife Asset Management

Bruno Hallé

Managing Partner, Magma Hospitality Consulting

David Hart

Chief Financial Officer, Redefine bdl Hotels

James Houlston

Managing Director, BH Group

Carmen Hui

Commercial Director, Owner Partnerships, Booking.com

Jonathan Humphries

Senior Lecturer, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and Chairman, HoCoSo

Dr. Joanne Jia

Head of Asia, Christie & Co

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, Questex Hospitality Group

Marloes Knippenberg

CEO of International Hospitality Development, Kerten Capital

Ursula Krieg

Executive Director, Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young Real Estate GmbH

Theodor Kubak

President, HAMA Europe Chapter

Amar Lalvani

CEO & Managing Partner, Standard International

Jonathan Langston

Managing Director, HotStats

Jo Layton

Managing Director, The Apartment Service

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

Michael McCartan

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

Christian Michel

Vice President Development Central & Eastern Europe, Wyndham Hotel Group

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

Anders Nissen

CEO, Pandox

Nicholas Northam

Managing Director UK, Interstate Hotels & Resorts

Joanne Owen

Partner, Proskauer

Patrick Pacious

President and CEO, Choice Hotels International

Lambis Pahiyiannakis

Director Hotel Group, Barings Real Estate Advisers

Sharan Pasricha

Founder, Ennismore

Greg Payne

Spa & Wellness Advisory

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

Gesa Rohwedder

Head of Hospitality, ‎Drees & Sommer

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

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, Memberoo

Martin Stegner

Chief Information Officer, Novum Hospitality

Jay Stein

Chief Executive Officer, Dream Hotel Group

Blanche Van Berckel

Managing Director, Fairquest & Partners

Wytze Van den Berg

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

Hubert Viriot

CEO , Yotel

Louise Wallace

Partner, CMS

Michael Widmann

Managing Partner, PKF hotelexperts GmbH

Sabina Wyss di Corrado

Director of Acquisitions & Development, PPHE Hotel Group

María Zarraluqui

Global Development Managing Director, Meliá Hotels International Group

Alejandro Zozaya

President and CEO , Apple Leisure Group

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