Africa Hospitality Investment Forum 2021


Speaker Profile

Cyril Jacob

Managing Director, Ascentis

Cyril JACOB founded Ascentis in 2007 and led its development into one of the most recognized engineering and project management firm in the hospitality sector, operating across Africa and South Asia. Because every building is unique, Ascentis offers a unique combination of creative thinking, multi-disciplinary expertise, and leadership to create value throughout the development cycle and build landmark hotels that outperform their competition.

Prior to founding Ascentis, Cyril worked for various multinationals across Asia for more than twenty years, leading multi-cultural teams and delivering complex construction projects. He is a graduate from Ecole Centrale Paris and holds an MBA from Insead, France.

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