Africa Hospitality Investment Forum 2021


Speaker Profile

Matthew Tripolone

Vice President Development - MEA, IHG

Matthew has over 12 years’ experience in hotel development. Following a 7 year stint with Accor Matthew moved to IHG in 2014 and successfully led IHG's strategic growth and development across Australasia, overseeing a doubling of IHG’s development pipeline over this period. In late 2017 Matthew relocated to Dubai to take up the VP Development (MEA) for IHG, where he is responsible for strengthening IHG’s development pipeline and accelerating growth across the Middle East and Africa. Over the last 2 years IHG has experienced its strongest growth in many years, increasing its pipeline in the region by in excess of 10,000 rooms.