Africa Hotel Investment Forum

October 2019 – Africa


October 2019 – Africa

Speaker Profile

Philippe Baretaud

CEO, Mantis Collection

Philippe is currently CEO of Mantis Collection based in Port Elizabeth. 

Previously Philippe was Head of Development in Africa & Indian Ocean, responsible for the development of AccorHotels brands in Africa.  

Prior to being Head of Development in Africa Philippe was in charge of coordinating and supporting AccorHotels Development Teams in Europe, Middle East & Africa from 2012 to 2014.  

As Head of Development in UK he was also based for 6 years in London between 2001 and 2006, before going to Dubai to lead AccorHotels Development in Middle East for 5 years (from 2006 – 2011).  

Previously, Philippe worked for AccorHotels in France and Europe. He started his career in 1986 in the French public sector where he was in charge of economic and social development for a region.  

Philippe has a Degree in law and a MBA.