2022 Confirmed Speakers

Louis Abboud
Deputy Head Middle East, Africa & Turkey
Ennismore

Dami Adepoju
Director Development West Africa
Marriott

Scott Antel
Owner/Founder
Scotts FZ

Mohamed Awadalla
Chief Executive Officer
TIME Hotels

Rose Bakri
COO
Louvre Hotels Africa

Mossadeck Bally
Founder and CEO
Azalai Hotels Group

Imad Barrakad
Chairman & CEO
Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT)

Farhan Charaniya
Director
CHIC

Rahul Chaudhary
Chief Executive and Managing Director
CG Corp Global & CG Hospitality Holdings

Karim Cheltout
Regional VP Africa & All-Inclusive EMEA
Marriott International

Hala Matar Choufany
President - Middle East, Africa & South Asia
HVS - Dubai

David Damiba
Managing Partner, Chief Investment Officer
Kasada Capital Management

Rajan Datar
Host of BBC Travel Show & BBC World News
BBC

Mark Dunford
Chief Executive Officer
Knight Frank Kenya

Thomas Emanuel
Director
STR

Leila Farah Mokaddem
Director General Southern Africa
African Development Bank

Norman Fon Sing
Head Corporate
SBM Bank Mauritius

Pierre Frederic Roulot
CEO
Louvre Hotels Group & Jin Jiang Europe

Erwan Garnier
Senior Director Development - Africa
Radisson Hotel Group

Olivier Granet
Managing Partner | Chief Executive Officer
Kasada Capital Management

Olivier Hennion
Managing Director
IT Hospitality

Abraham Muthogo Kamau
Chief Executive Officer
Miradi Capital

Amith Khanna
Head of Franchise
IHG Hotels & Resorts

Nick van Marken
Industry Executive

Haitham Mattar
Managing Director, India, Middle East & Africa
IHG Hotels & Resorts

Salim Mikram
Partner
Istich Consulting

Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard
Founder and Chairman
APO Group

Ramsay Rankoussi
Vice President, Development - Africa & Turkey
Radisson Hotel Group

Alain Sebah
President
Golden Tulip Africa

Daniel Silke
Political Economy Analyst & Futurist 
Political Futures Consultancy

Gaurav Sinha
CEO & Chief Strategist,
Insignia Worldwide

Pat Thaker
Chief Economist
The Economist Intelligence Unit

Jameel Verjee
Principal
The Diar Group (Cityblue)

Trevor Ward
Managing Director
W Hospitality Group

Matthew Weihs
Managing Director
the bench

Amos Weseka
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Safaris

Elie Younes
Global Chief Development Officer & Member of the Executive Committee
Radisson Hotel Group